5382 Dept. of Technology Engineering Intern

Student Design Trainee III, Arch, Engr, & Planning

Recruitment #TEX-5382-099915

Introduction

This announcement may close at any time but not before October 22, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

 

ABOUT US: The Department of Technology is the centralized technology services provider within San Francisco City & County government, delivering technology infrastructure and services to approximately 28,000 employees and 800,000 citizens. The department has an annual operating budget of over $97M and contains over 220 employees. Core service areas include: Technology Architecture & Security, Technology Service Delivery & Management, Client Services & Project Management Office, Public Safety Systems & Wiring, Technology Administration, Policy & Governance, and Public Communications.

 

ABOUT THE TEAM: The Department of Technology’s Public Safety division operates and maintains several critical systems such as 911 Radio, Fiber, Emergency Alert, crime prevention camera, burglar alarm, fire alarm call box and other similar systems.

 

ABOUT THE POSITION: The Student Intern Program is designed to attract, develop, groom and retain innovative Public Safety Technology professionals in local government. Interns are expected to work and gain experience in various public safety technologies like radio systems, electronic alarm systems, video systems, IT network and application systems, fiber systems, fire alarm call boxes, Wi-Fi, microwave, Public Safety administrative support etc.

 

Working under the direction of executive and supervisory management, each intern will gain hands-on experience related to all technical and administrative aspects of public safety technology operations and services. Position duties include assisting with the planning, design (architecture and engineering), installation, implementation and support of the systems and infrastructure described above. This includes detailed expertise and due diligence on specific areas of public safety system architectures and designs, technology trends and best practices, and fiber infrastructure design and installation. Assisting with radio installation, repair and trouble shooting. Assisting with fire and burglar alarm installation, repair, and trouble shooting. Assisting with video and surveillance system installation, repair, and trouble shooting. Assisting with network, switch and router maintenance and trouble shooting. Assisting with Outdoor Warning System and PA system maintenance and trouble shooting. Assisting with fiber and cable installation and trouble shooting. Synthesize and analyze information, produce reports and returns, formulate options and recommendations. Organize and present recommendations. Develop and present alternative action plans. Investigate new technologies, electronic practices and determine their potential usefulness. Tracking projects, running reports and returns.

 

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in radio installation, repair and trouble shooting.
  • Assist in fire and burglar alarm installation, repair, and trouble shooting.
  • Assist in video and surveillance system installation, repair, and trouble shooting.
  • Assist in network, switch and router maintenance and trouble shooting.
  • Assist in Outdoor warning and PA system maintenance and trouble shooting.
  • Assist in fiber and cable installation and trouble shooting.
  • Investigate new technologies, public safety practices and determine their potential usefulness.
  • Documentation, project tracking, time sheet entry etc.

JOB TYPE: Temporary- Exempt. The General Services Agency, Department of Technology, has an opening for an exempt appointment in San Francisco. The position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process. The successful candidate shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer. This position has an anticipated duration of up to three (3) years.

 

NATURE OF WORK: Incumbent must be willing to work up to 40 hours per week, rotating schedule as determined by the department. Travel within San Francisco may be required.

 

WORK LOCATION: Incumbent will conduct the majority of work at the Department of Technology, 200 Paul Ave./ Public Safety Division. 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

Completion of one year of Electronics, Science (Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics), Architecture, Computer Science OR Engineering study in an accredited College. At the time of filing, the applicant must be attending an accredited degree program. 

In order for the applicant to be employed, the applicant must be returning to their undergraduate program or entering into a graduate program. 

Desirable Qualification:

Work experience in the field of Electronics, Telecommunication, Radio, Computer Science or Auto CAD or any Public Safety Technology Services is preferred.

NOTE:

1. MEDICAL TESTING: Prior to appointment, eligible candidates must successfully pass the TB testing process.

2. SECURITY CLEARANCES AND 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

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, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).

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 exam analyst, Carol Wong, by telephone at 628-652-5045, or by email at carol.x.wong@sfgov.org.

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.

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. 

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 evaluate whether applicants meet the minimum qualifications. The Questionnaire will also be used to assess the applicant's knowledge, skills, and abilities as they relate to the 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 becomes necessary, only those applicants whose qualifications most closely 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 application procedure is in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you need assistance to participate in this recruitment, contact Carol Wong (628) 652-5045, or in writing at carol.x.wong@sfgov.org. Notification in advance will enable the department and County to evaluate arrangements to reasonably accommodate your need.

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.

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/transfers.

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-hiringprocess#applicantswithdisabilities

Issued:  October 7, 2019
Micki  Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: TEX-5382-099915
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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