4310 Commercial Div Asst Sprv

Assistant Manager

Recruitment #PEX-4310-106598

Introduction

4310 Commercial Division Assistant Supervisor 

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission

Recruitment ID# PEX-4310-106598

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Exempt (PEX): This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer. The duration of this appointment 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 administrative direction, the 4310 Customer Service Billing and Collection Assistant Manager with San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC) plans, monitors, evaluates, supervises and coordinates the operation of all aspects of utility billing and collection services.  Incumbent may be responsible for operational activities at the Customer Contact Center, Business Center, Retail Electric Services, or Customer Accounts Section of the SFPUC Customer Services Bureau, and performs other job related duties as assigned.

Essential Functions:

· Plans, organizes, directs and coordinates the activities of first-line supervisors and clerical staff engaged in billing and collection activities in connection with water, power, wastewater, CleanPowerSF services as well as land leases and permits.

· Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of a section, program or project plans and operations, identifies and recommends alternative approaches for improvements; implements revisions, adjustments and changes.

· Interprets implements and administers existing policies, rules and regulations, and procedures as they relate to utility service accounts, land leases and permits, CleanPowerSF, payments, billing and collection processing.

· Assists in the development and administration of the Bureau’s budget and ensure proper preparation, documentation and maintenance of revenue forecasts and budget variance reports.

· Prepares and maintains a wide variety of records, reports and documents consisting of the Bureau’s financial, statistical and operational information.

· Collaborates with managers and supervisors on Customer Information System development and implementation; supervises or assists in training staff in use and applications of the billing system and various applications utilized by the Bureau.

· Monitors and recommends staffing needs; participates in selection and training of staff; conducts timely performance evaluations; coaches staff to meet performance measures.

· Respond to departmental inquiries relating to departmental activities; assists in resolving a wide variety of problems and complaints

· Researches, reviews, and makes recommendations concerning issues and actions affecting departmental programs and goals, and the computerized billing and collection system.

· Interfaces with staff at all levels and representatives of other departments to consult, research, and advise on matters, including special projects delegated by senior managers.

·   The 4310 performs other related duties as required,

Equal Employment Opportunity: The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.

Minimum Qualifications

If you are interested in a job like this, we are looking for people that have the following: 

1. Possession of a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance, Information Systems, Mathematics, or related field; AND

2. Three (3) years senior-level work experience in complex billing and collection processing functions.
Substitution: Additional qualifying experience may substitute for the required degree on a year-for-year basis.

OR:

1. Three (3) years senior-level clerical experience in customer service or billing and collection in a large utility, public works, government agency, bank, department store, insurance company, credit card company or collections agency. At least one (1) year of this experience must have been in a supervisory capacity. Experience must include the use of data processing methods which analyze customer accounts for either the billing and collection activities or in providing, establishing and maintaining customer services. 

Substitution: One (1) year of college or university coursework majoring in business or accounting (i.e. a minimum of 30 semester or equivalent units with at least 12 units in major subject area) may be substituted for one year of senior-level, non-supervisory clerical experience.

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted. All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included in the “Education” and “Training and Employment Record” sections of the City and County of San Francisco online application by the filing deadline. A resume does NOT substitute for this section of the City application and will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

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 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

We communicate by email.

You may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is your responsibility to ensure that your registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, you must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on your computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, you should set up your 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. You will receive a confirmation email that your online application has been received in response to every announcement for which you apply. You should retain the confirmation email for your records.  Failure to receive the email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

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.

Word of advice:

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.

Have questions about the application process?

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Linda Muir by email at LMuir@sfwater.org. 

Selection Procedures

Minimum Qualifications Supplemental Questionnaire (MQSQ - Qualifying)

Applicants will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online application process. All applicants must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire and it must be submitted with the application by the final filing deadline. The information provided on the Supplemental Questionnaire must be consistent with the information on the application and is subject to verification. Applicant responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to assist in determining if applicants meet the minimum qualifications for the position. 

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

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 found at: https://sfdhr.org/veterans-preference

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.

 

9/25/2020: Deadline to apply has been extended one business day to 9/28/2020 due to JobAps technical issue. 

Issued: September 11, 2020 

Micki Callahan, Human Resources Director 

Department of Human Resources 

Recruitment ID: PEX-4310-106598 (#01040440)

PUC/LM (415) 554-1659

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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