1840 Junior Management Assistant
Office of the Chief Medical Examiner
|Date Opened||5/28/2021 08:00:00 AM|
|Filing Deadline||6/14/2021 5:00:00 PM|
|Salary||$70,252.00 - $85,436.00/year|
|Job Type||Temporary Exempt|
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.
APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary Exempt (TEX), 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 Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) provides forensic science services to the public and agencies of the City and County of San Francisco. We aim for the highest standards of ethics, excellence, and empathy in the prompt investigation and determination of the cause and manner of those deaths under our jurisdiction (sudden, unexpected, violent) in an accurate, neutral, and compassionate way and we seek to provide impartial forensic scientific services for the community, the justice system, and to inform public health initiatives.
The 1840 Junior Management Assistant will assist with the required functions of the Forensic Laboratory Division. The Division receives over 2,000 cases a year from both postmortem and human performance criminal casework, and produces approximately 3,000 histological analyses and reports relating to those forensic toxicology and biochemistry analyses.
Performs administrative and/or management functions in the areas of operations, budget, contract/grant development and/or office management/support services by planning, coordinating, supervising and/or evaluating the activities of assigned staff in order to accomplish departmental goals.
Assists in the preparation of fiscal reports by monitoring expenditures; reconciling accounts, performing financial analysis, gathering information, and preparing reports in order to ensure compliance with City and departmental policies, rules and regulations.
Assists in developing, managing and implementing a competitive bid process by identifying needs, establishing contractual relationships, preparing requests for proposals, consulting with compliance officers in monitoring contracts and/or agreements, reviewing and amending contract documents prepared by contractors/vendors to verify specifications meet departmental requirements.
Manages office and coordinates clerical & technical support activities by assigning and evaluating a variety of clerical/administrative functions, such as, data processing, inventory control, distributing or reproducing reports, performing personnel, purchasing & billing functions, invoices, statements, coordinating building security and maintenance, and facilities management.
Prepares agenda items, attends department meetings, and/or makes presentations at various types of business meetings, including commission(s) meetings, inter-agency meetings or contract negotiations meetings on behalf of the department. May assist in scheduling of some of those meetings.
Gathers, compiles, analyze data and prepares reports using database programs, spreadsheets, various word processing applications, and statistical techniques to conduct surveys, needs assessments, evaluation reports, compile and analyze statistical data, conduct web pages research, and prepare reports for program evaluation.
Assists in the analyses of programs, proposals & projects by researching and reviewing related information either manually and/or electronically, reviewing documentation, interviewing experts, reading abstracts, prioritizes tasks and guidelines in order to accurately relay information to department supervisors.
Performs related duties and responsibilities as assigned.
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 field, or other areas closely related to specific department program or function.
SUBSTITUTION: Applicants may substitute up to two (2) years of the required education with additional qualifying experience in program/office/operations management, budget development and/or administration, or contract/grant administration. One year (2,000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.
VERIFICATION: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point in the application and/or departmental selection process. Written verification (proof) of qualifying experience must verify that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications stated on the announcement. Written verification must be submitted on employer’s official letterhead, specifying name of employee, dates of employment, types of employment (part-time/full-time), job title(s), description of duties performed, and the verification must be signed by the employer. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which they are appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Commission Rules. Experience claimed in self-employment must be supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to the minimum qualifications of the position. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupations and total earnings must be submitted. 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.
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
Submission of a resume and the supplemental questionnaire is REQUIRED at the time of filing and must be attached to the online application. Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered. Mailed, hand delivered or faxed documents/applications will not be accepted.
1. To submit a RESUME using the online application:
- Select the “Resume” tab in the online application
- Follow instructions given on screen
2. To submit the SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE using the online application:
- Applicants will be prompted to complete the supplemental questionnaire during the online application process
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 lead to lower scores. If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the analyst at (415) 554-6000.
Candidates are required to have a thorough background investigation to determine the candidates’ suitability for employment in this classification. Factors considered in the investigation may include employment history, criminal records; 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.
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 Agency will be invited to participate in the selection process. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview. Qualified applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must contact the Agency by phone at (415) 554-6000 or, if hearing impaired at (415) 554-6015 (TTY).
THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. MINORITIES, WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.
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.
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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.
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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