7281 Street Environmental Services Operations Supervisor

Recruitment #TEX-7281-902986

Introduction

APPOINTMENT TYPE: This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer, and the duration of the position shall not exceed 36 months.

Who are we?

SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION (SFPUC)

Headquartered in San Francisco, we have 2,300 employees working in seven counties with a combined annual operating budget of over $900 million. Our Mission: To provide our customers with high quality, efficient, and reliable water, power, and wastewater services in a manner that values environmental and community interests and sustains the resources entrusted to our care. Our Vision: We are an innovative utility leader, recognized 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.  We are proud of our infrastructure and programs, but most importantly, we value our highly qualified and dedicated workforce which ensures that this vision becomes a reality. As you explore career opportunities with us, download our career guide and learn about what you can expect during the hiring process.

POSITION DESCRIPTION

Under general direction, this position will participate and supervise staff in the SFPUC's Traffic Control Improvement Project. Participants in this 3-year pilot traffic safety project will provide initial recommendations, pilot safety trials, participate in evaluations, and provide recommendations for construction site safety.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

According to Civil Service Commission Rule 9, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

  1. Supervises subordinate personnel by planning, organizing, assigning, overseeing, and evaluating the work of subordinate supervisors; includes responsibility for completing performance evaluations, coordinating training including safety training, enforcing the code of safe work practices, performing and documenting inspections of work in progress and completed work, and participating in disciplinary matters.
  2. Directs street environmental services operations and activities in a designated functional or service area, including developing new service techniques and procedures.
  3. Investigates and acts upon complaints and requests for service(s) from individuals, businesses, neighborhood groups, outside agencies, and other City departments and submits written reports of findings and actions taken.
  4. Investigates violations of local litter abatement laws which may require filing of complaints and appearing in court as a witness.
  5. Plans, prepares, and directs special clean-ups and public outreach activities such as parades, celebrations, and other special events.
  6. Plans, prepares, and directs graffiti removal activities including operational schedules, special events, and enforcement of the graffiti abatement laws.
  7. Checks and signs all daily work reports; maintains manual and automated (computerized) records of personnel and mobile equipment assignments and keeps up-to-date service route maps and other records.
  8. Attends meetings and public hearings as representative of the bureau with business and neighborhood groups, volunteer groups, and the general public.
  9. Documents costs of field activities for recovery purposes and makes recommendations for changes in operations for the purpose of lowering costs.
  10. Drives a vehicle to work sites and meetings.
  11. Performs related duties as required. Class 7281 Street Environmental Services Operations Supervisor performs other related duties as required.

NATURE OF WORK

The nature of the work requires sustained physical effort involving considerable standing, bending, and exposure to working conditions where moderately serious injuries may occur; exposure to hot asphaltic mixtures and raw sewage and to disagreeable weather conditions.  Positions may periodically require being on call at all times and/or working on weekends and holidays.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Two (2) years of experience as a supervisor (with a full range of supervisory duties) of a group of workers engaged in street environmental services activities in the public right of way (streets, medians, and sidewalks) including manual and mechanical street cleaning, graffiti abatement, enforcement of applicable codes, laws, and ordinances, and litter and debris removal.

2. Possession of a valid driver license.

 

The above minimum qualifications reflect special conditions associated with the position to be filled. They may differ from the standard minimum qualifications associated with this classification.

 

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

 

 NOTE: Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection process.

 

VERIFICATION:

Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

 

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

 

If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456.

 

Verification of required work experience typically must be on the employer’s letterhead, and must include the applicant’s name, job title, description of job duties, dates of employment, hours per week, and signature of the employer, supervisor, or appropriate representative.

 

Employees of the City and County of San Francisco may submit performance evaluations showing duties performed to verify qualifying City experience. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules. CCSF employees will not receive credit for experience obtained outside of their classification unless recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Rule 110.9.1/111A.11.2.

 

Experience claimed in self-employment will only be accepted if supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to minimum qualifications above. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupation and total earnings must be submitted.

    

Verification of required valid licensure/certification typically must be a photocopy of the license/certificate including the name of the issuing agency as well as the name of the license/certificate holder, license/certificate number, and expiration date.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit http://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). 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 result in lower scores. If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Princess Campbell, by telephone at (415) 554-1667, or by email at pcampell@sfwater.org.

Selection Procedures

Applications will be reviewed for relevant qualifying education and experience. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the department will be invited to participate in the interview process. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the selection process. Qualified applicants who are selected for an interview will be notified of the exact date, time and location of 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

Reasonable Accommodation Request: 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

Veteran’s Preference: Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20

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. All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

DRUG TESTING REQUIREMENT: Applicants for positions in this classification who are not currently employed by the City and County of San Francisco in a safety-sensitive position represented by (include the specific union name), are required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing. All employees in this classification may also be subject to drug and alcohol testing upon reasonable suspicion or after a work-related accident. Applicants with a positive result from a pre-employment drug test will be restricted from hire in safety-sensitive positions for six-months after the date of the positive test.

Issued: August 31, 2018
Micki Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: 902986
PUC/ PC / (415) 554-1667

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.

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