7259 Water & Power Maint Sprv 1

Recruitment #TEX-7259-086931

Introduction



This position is located in Moccasin, California in the Sierra Foothills 
approximately 140 miles east of San Francisco.

Who are we?

SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (SFPUC) provides retail drinking water & wastewater services to the City of San Francisco, wholesale water to three Bay Area counties, green hydroelectric & solar power to Hetch Hetchy electricity customers, and power to the residents & businesses of San Francisco through the CleanPowerSF program.

We are comprised of three essential 24/7 service utilities: Water, Wastewater and Power. These functions are supported by the Business Services, Infrastructure and External Affairs bureaus.

Headquartered at 525 Golden Gate Avenue in San Francisco, we have about 2,300 employees working in seven counties with a combined annual operating budget of over $1billion.

OUR MISSION: Provide our customers with high quality, efficient and reliable water, power, and sewer services in a manner that is inclusive of environmental and community interests, and that sustains the resources entrusted to our care. O

UR VISION: We are an innovative utility leader, recognize for excellent results in service, safety, stewardship, and inclusiveness. We are an award-winning and industry-leading utilities organization committed to our customers, community interests, and the environment. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at www.sfwater.org

WORK LOCATION: Moccasin, California

APPOINTMENT TYPE, DURATION, AND LOCATION
This is for one Temporary-Exempt (TEX), Full-Time position not to exceed three (3) years. This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process, is considered “at will” and shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer. The position is located in Moccasin, CA.

POSITION INFORMATION
Under general supervision, is responsible for organizing and supervising the activities of subordinates in the maintenance and repair of utility waterworks property; supervises the maintenance of watershed grounds, lakes and reservoirs; directs a crew in inspecting pipelines, repairing leaks and packing expansion joints; and performs related duties as required. Requires responsibility for: Carrying out, interpreting and enforcing existing methods and procedures applicable to the maintenance and operation of a wide variety of waterworks property; efficient and safe utilization of tools and motorized equipment. Nature of work involves considerable sustained physical effort, walking and standing, including manual effort and dexterity, with frequent exposure to accident and health hazards and disagreeable elements.

MAJOR, IMPORTANT AND ESSENTIAL DUTIES
1. Supervises a group of workers in the maintenance and repair of roads, buildings, fences, bridges, trestles, dams, culverts, canals and flumes; directs roadway maintenance including grading, patching, and clearing rocks, slides and snow.
2. Assigns workers In maintaining large areas of utility waterworks grounds by, clearing, burning and spraying weeds and brush; directs a crew in the dragging of lake bottoms to remove vegetation and burn same; directs chemical spraying operations on reservoirs; supervises the removal and topping of trees.
3. Supervises a crew of laborers in inspecting main transmission pipelines, locating leaks, excavating areas around leaks, Installing leak plugs or bands and backfilling sites; directs the cleaning and packing of pipeline expansion joints; supervises the salvaging, of old pipes.
4. Supervises workers in excavating for the installation of pipeline connections and meters; repairing air and flow off valves; applying protective coating to pipelines; making repairs to small diameter pipelines.
5. Other duties as assigned.

Definition

Under general supervision, is responsible for organizing and supervising the activities of subordinates in the maintenance and repair of utility waterworks property; supervises the maintenance of watershed grounds, lakes and reservoirs; directs a crew in inspecting pipelines, repairing leaks and packing expansion joints; and performs related duties as required. Requires responsibility for: Carrying out, interpreting and enforcing existing methods and procedures applicable to the maintenance and operation of a wide variety of waterworks property; efficient and safe utilization of tools and motorized equipment. Nature of work involves considerable sustained physical effort, walking and standing, including manual effort and dexterity, with frequent exposure to accident and health hazards and disagreeable elements.

License or Certificate

Requires possession of a valid state motor vehicle operator's license.

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification.  Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

EDUCATION
Requires completion of high school

EXPERIENCE
Eight (8) years of experience in general construction or maintenance work, AND
Two (2) years of which shall have been in a supervisory capacity

NOTE: Falsifying education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification from this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the desired job announcement
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Jonathan Pettey, by telephone at 415-554-1636, or by email at jpettey@sfwater.org

 

Selection Procedures

Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidates’ qualifications. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the hiring department will be invited to participate in the selection process. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview.

Conviction History

As a finalist for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a finalist. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:

  • Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.

Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.

If you are selected as a finalist, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.

Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.

Conclusion

TERMS OF ANNOUNCEMENT 
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement including requirements, time periods, and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state, or local laws, rules, or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf

REQUESTS 
Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities

NOTES 
General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20
Terms of Announcement:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#announcementsdefinitions
Copies of Application Documents:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#copies
Right to Work:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#identification
Driver's License requirement:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#license

DRUG TESTING REQUIREMENT
Applicants for positions may be required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing, may be subject to drug and alcohol testing upon reasonable suspicion or after a work-related accident. 

Temporary Exempt
Issued: 06/13/2018
Recruitment No.: TEX-7259-086931
Micki Callahan, Director 
Department of Human Resources
Team: PUC/JP 415.554.1636 
(#01138702)

Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 



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