9924 Public Service Aide (Climate and Health Program Trainee)

Recruitment #TEX-9924-088179

Introduction

9924 Public Service Aide (Climate and Health Program Trainee)
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary Exempt: 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 12 months.

GENERAL JOB DESCRIPTION: The Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Office of Policy and Planning is accepting applications for one (1) full-time position in support Climate and Health Program and Public Health Emergency Preparedness and Response (PHEPR) communications, outreach, and engagement efforts. The Climate and Health Program is housed in the Office of Policy and Planning and works to prepare San Francisco for the health impacts of climate change through data analysis and vulnerability assessments, program and policy development, community outreach and education, and coalition-building and stakeholder engagement. In this capacity, the 9924 Public Health Aide will support Climate and Health Program communications, outreach, and engagement efforts by assisting staff to develop relationships with local stakeholders, plan and evaluate outreach and engagement events, and present to local organizations representing populations vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change.

The essential duties of this position include:

  • Develops outreach and engagement material, including presentations, posters, and infographics.
  • Provides training and education to community based organization, neighborhood organizations and other critical partners on the prevention of and response to the health effect of climate change to populations at risk.
  • Evaluates climate and health media coverage.
  • Supports Climate and Health Program staff with key informant interviews and qualitative research.

The Public Service Aide, Climate and Health Program Trainee, also performs other related duties.

NOTE: The qualified applicant pool may be used to fill other positions located at different locations in the next six months.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Possession of an Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university; AND
  2. Six (6) months (equivalent to 1,000 hours) of verifiable work experience in public health, community planning and assessment, or community outreach and engagement.

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

Desirable Qualifications: The stated desirable qualifications listed below may be used to identify job finalists.

  • Bilingual language capacity preferred (Spanish, Cantonese, and/or Mandarin).
  • Experience with organizing, outreach, and education.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team; ability to take initiative.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge of the intersection between climate change and public health.
  • Understanding of the social determinants of health to identify populations most vulnerable to the health impacts of climate change.
  • Experience with program evaluation.
  • Experience with graphic design, and the development of outreach and engagement materials.

Verification of Experience: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#verification  
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

Verification of Education: 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/how-verify-education-requirements

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.

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).

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 the recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Katelynn Luong, by telephone at (415) 554-2920, or by email at Katelynn.Luong@sfdph.org.

For questions regarding the vacancy, please contact Matt Wolff, by telephone at (415) 252-3978, by email at Matt.Wolff@sfdph.org.  

Selection Procedures

Supplemental Questionnaire (Weight: Qualifying):
Candidates will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online employment application. The Supplemental Questionnaire is a self-report checklist that is designed to evaluate if candidates meet the minimum qualifications for this position.

Applicants meeting the minimum requirements are not guaranteed advancement in the selection process.

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

Note on Electronic Health Record (EHR): The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment.

Note on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e. comes between the sealing surfaces of the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing.
Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a FaceFitting Respirator.

Medical Examination/Drug Testing:
Prior to appointment, at the Department's expense, applicants may be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) screening test, a medical examination and/or drug test.

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

Copies of Application Documents: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#copies

Right to Work: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#identification

Information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities  

Issued: July 13, 2018
Micki Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment No.: TEX-9924-088450
DPH / KL / (415) 554-2920
DHR Pos. No.: 01138904

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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