1842 Management Assistant

Recruitment #PEX-1842-106155

Introduction

Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time but not earlier than February 23, 2021.  This position is open until filled.

 

Department:

The Department of Technology is the centralized technology services provider within San Francisco City & county government, delivering technology infrastructure and services to approximately 33,000 employees and 800,000 residents.  The department has an annual operating budget of over $130M and contains over 200 employees.  Core service areas include: Infrastructure and Operations, Technology Security, Service Delivery & Management, Enterprise Applications, Project Management Office, Public Safety Systems & wiring, Technology Administration, Policy & Governance and IT Public Communications.

Position:

Under general supervision, the Management Assistant performs professional-level administrative and/or management duties in a variety of functional areas, such as: office/operations management; budget development, administration, and fiscal reporting; development and administration of contractual agreements and grants; and evaluation and development of management policies and procedures, including evaluation of impact of existing and proposed legislation. Depending on assignment, may supervise assigned clerical, technical and subordinate professional staff.

Essential Duties:

  • To manage or assist in management of the resources and staffing of the office, section, operation or program; monitors available budget and maximizes use of existing staff and resources for office, program or section; recommends changes in staffing and/or acquisition of equipment/materials; oversees various staffing and personnel-related functions; oversees purchasing, billing and inventory control; facility management, heavy equipment fleet management, OSHA safety training; coordinates building security, building maintenance and utilization of space of mission critical and public impacting systems such as 911 Radio, critical infrastructure security, Citywide fiber for all departments and public housing and so on.
  • Manages the functions of an office, section, operation or program; plans, prioritizes and schedules workload, delegating specific tasks as necessary to subordinate staff; coordinates and oversees clerical and technical support activities; monitors productivity and evaluates outcomes; compiles and produces a variety of status reports for management; ensures compliance with established departmental policies, procedures and goals as well as legal requirements and regulatory mandates.
  • Supervises or assists in supervising the work of assigned staff; plans, assigns, directs and reviews work; monitors and evaluates performance of subordinate personnel; completes performance appraisals and counsels employees; fosters cooperation and teamwork amongst staff; provides training and aids in staff development.
  • Coordinates or assists in coordinating work and/or planning functions with other offices, programs or sections to meet established goals and objectives; acts as liaison and promotes good working relationships with other offices, programs, sections and departments; addresses or assists in addressing issues relevant to assigned office, program or section with departmental personnel, representatives of other departments and outside agencies, and members of the public; arranges meetings and assists in development of agenda; participates in department meetings, including making presentations; may represent department at meetings and hearings on specific issues.
  • Performs and/or assists management in a variety of Public Safety division related research and reporting functions; identifies issues; consults with departmental personnel and other individuals/experts; evaluates proposals, information and documentation from a wide variety of sources; conducts surveys and needs assessment; gathers, compiles and analyzes statistical and other data; writes reports and prepares documentation for evaluation by management and/or administrative staff; presents reports and data, including formal presentations to groups.
  • Assists in development of policies, procedures and safety practices of an office, program, operation or section; reviews and evaluates existing policies, procedures and work practices; consults with managers, administrators and other staff; reviews and evaluates the effect of proposed and existing legislation, regulations and law on organizational structure and operations; assists in development and implementation of changes to policies and procedures in compliance with overall City/departmental policies and goals.
  • Assists in budget development, resource planning, and fiscal reporting; assesses staff and resource needs of office, program, section based on research and consultation with managers and administrative staff; assists in review of budget requests from departmental managers; assists in development of annual departmental budget; monitors revenues and/or expenditures and reconciles accounts; assists in fiscal/financial analysis; gathers information and writes or assists in writing reports related to budget, fiscal, resource and staffing issues.
  • Assists in development, implementation and administration of competitive bid processes and contractual agreements; assists in the development of language and specifications; prepares or assists in preparing contractual documents; assists in preparation of requests for proposals and bid solicitation; consults with departmental staff to ensure that departmental requirements are accurately described; assists in evaluation of bid information provided by contractors/vendors; assists in establishment and maintenance of contractual relationships; assists in monitoring and enforcement of legal agreements to ensure compliance.
  • Assists in the monitoring and oversight of grants received by department; prepares or assists in preparing grant proposals; reviews funding limitations and other requirements specified by grantor; assists in monitoring departmental expenditures to ensure funding limitations are not exceeded; assists in monitoring other criteria to ensure compliance with standards required by grantor.
  • Performs related duties as assigned.

Job Type:

The Permanent Exempt - Full Time position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the appointment officer.  The anticipated duration of this project position is thirty-six (36) months and will not result in an eligible list or permanent civil service hiring.

Nature of Work:

Incumbent must be willing to work a 40-hour week as determined by the department.  

Work Location:

Incumbent will conduct the majority of work at the Department of Technology, 200 Paul Ave, San Francisco.  However, there may be situations where the incumbent will be required to work at other sites throughout the City of San Francisco as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification.  

Possession of a Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public or business administration, accounting, finance, economics, social sciences, education or related fields, or other subject areas closely related to a specific departmental program or function; AND

One (1) year full-time equivalent experience performing professional-level management and/or administrative duties in functional areas such as: program/office/operations management, budget development and/or administration, development and administration of contractual agreements and/or grants, or other closely related functional areas.

Substitution:

Applicants may substitute up to 2 years of required education with additional qualifying experience in program/office/operations management, budget development and/or administration, or contract/grant administration.  One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Experience in facility management
  • Experience in heavy equipment fleet management
  • Experience with OSHA record keeping 

Note:

1) Medical Testing: Prior to appointment, eligible candidates must successfully pass the TB testing process.

2) Security Clearances & Background Investigations: Positions in this classification may require that successful candidates who become eligible for appointment may be required to go through a background investigation to determine the candidate's suitability for employment in this classification.  Factors considered in the investigation may include employment history, use of illegal/controlled substances.  Reasons for rejection based on this investigation may include, but not limited to applicable convictions, repeated or serious violations of the law, inability to accept supervision, inability to follow rules and regulations, falsification of application materials and/or other relevant factors.  Failure to obtain and maintain security clearance may be basis for termination.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process.  Visit www.jobapscloud.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

In line with the Official Public Health Order to slow the spread of COVID-19, “shelter-in-place” has been issued for all San Francisco residents that is expected to be in effect until further notice. As a result, Department of Human Resources (DHR)’s office (located at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103) is currently closed to the general public. If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Human Resources Analyst listed on this announcement.

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 applicants has been received in response to every announcement for which they file. Applicants should retains 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 applications by the filing deadline.  Information submitted after the filing deadline will be not considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.  Resumes may be attached to the application; however, resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application.

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

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 you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Carol Wong, by telephone at 628-652-5045, or by email at carol.x.wong@sfgov.org.

 

Selection Procedures

Supplemental Questionnaire (Qualifying and Informational):

Applicants will be prompted to complete a supplemental questionnaire as part of the online employment application.  It is essential that applicants provide complete information in identifying their education, experience, training and licensure, consistent with the information provided on their application.  The supplemental questionnaire will be used to assess the applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to this position.  Applicants must also complete the official application.  The information in the supplemental questionnaire will not be scored and is collected for informational purposes.

The Department may establish and implement additional screening mechanisms to comparatively evaluate qualifications of candidates.  if this become necessary, only those applicants whose qualifications most closed meet the needs of the Department will be invited for an interview.

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.  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

The City and County of San Francisco is an equal opportunity employer.  Minorities, women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

Conviction History

As a selected candidate 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 selected candidate. 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 a selected candidate, 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 the posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobapscloud.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://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#applicantswithdisabilities

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures: Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents:

Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

Right to Work:

All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States. Please be informed that the Department of Technology will not sponsor visa applications/transfer.

 

 

Issued: February 8, 2021

Carol Isen as the Acting Human Resources Director

Recruitment ID Number: PEX-1842-106155

DT/CW/628-652-5045

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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