Human Services Technician

Recruitment #TEX-2904-903184

Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification.  Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

Education:

Experience:

FOR POSITIONS IN ADULT SERVICES: One (1) year of experience in a  providing services to  seniors  or  adults with disabilities in a public or private setting.. An example of qualifying experience would be a case aide or para-professional in an adult services or in-home supportive services program, adult care facility, group home, residential treatment facility, shelter workshop for developmentally delayed, or nutritional sites. Experience as an independent provider is not qualifying experience.

FOR POSITIONS IN FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S SERVICES: One (1) year of experience in a position which has direct responsibility for the care of children in a public or private setting.  An example of qualifying experience would be a childcare worker in a group home or residential treatment facility or teacher’s aide or para-professional in a family and children’s program or school. Babysitting is not qualifying experience.

License and Certification:

Some positions may require possession of a valid California Class C driver license and a good driving record.

Substitution:

Fifteen (15) semester units (or equivalent quarter units) of coursework, from an accredited college or university, in child development, social welfare, social/human  service, sociology, or other social or behavioral science may be substituted for up to six (6) months of the required experience as described above.

 

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.

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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