7334 Stationary Engineer

Recruitment #TPV-7334-099403

Introduction

Applicants are encouraged to submit their application immediately. Receipt of applications may close at any time, but not before September 20, 2019 by 5:00 PM.

 

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:  PROVISIONAL

This is not a permanent appointment.  A provisional appointee must participate and be successful in a Civil Service Examination for this classification and be selected through an open competitive process in order to be considered for permanent appointment.  Provisional appointments may not exceed three (3) years.

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

Under general supervision, operates, maintains, troubleshoots, and repairs a wide variety of pumping, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration and auxiliary plant machinery and systems are functioning normally and safely, and compiles with all applicable safety rules and regulations.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Operates, maintains and repairs a wide variety of pumping, heating, ventilating, air conditioning, refrigeration, and power generating equipment in a large complex or multi-faceted facility.
  • Inspects and tests machinery and equipment, fire prevention equipment, water storage and multiple distribution systems, high pressure zones, wood and steel storage tanks, pumps and relief valves, and samples of water.
  • Makes entries and keep records on shift operation.
  • Receives, records and stores large amounts of treatment chemicals and may handle hazardous chemicals in confined or enclosed areas; must be capable of safely and properly handling chemical spills; may also include handling and treatment of industrial or hazardous waste.
  • Contacts, communicates and is required to deal with contractors, building tenants and/or the general public in order to be able to discharge assigned duties.
  • Maintains keys, communications equipment, and security (in the absence of Security Personnel). As part of an emergency response team, recognizes, evaluates, and responds to potentially hazardous situations.
  • Performs control tests on water samples; under supervision, conducts water analysis and regulates treatment chemical dosages; performs boiler water and cooling tower chemical tests.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Nature of the work: 

Essential Functions require considerable physical effort in the maintenance, repair and operation of plant machinery and equipment; the ability to lift heavy objects; exposure to working conditions where minor abrasions, bruises and burns may be encountered; occasional disagreeable work inside close and dirty spaces.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience: Four (4) years of verified journey-level stationary engineer experience in the maintenance, repair and operation of a variety of mechanical and electrical pumping, heating, air conditioning, ventilating and related plant machinery used in a government establishment, hospital, industrial, production or commercial building;  AND

License and Certification:

Possession of a valid California Driver’s License;  AND

Possession at time of hire a Universal Chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) certificate issued by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency.

Substitution:
Any of the following may be substituted for the required experience:
• Completion of a recognized four-year Stationary Engineer apprenticeship program. 
• Graduation from a recognized four-year Maritime Academy with a degree in engineering or technology. 
• Possession of at least a 3rd Assistant Marine Engineer's License of any (unrestricted) horsepower. 

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, 7334 Stationary Engineer (TPV-7334-099403)
  • 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 analyst, Amy Woo, by email at amy.woo@sfgov.org.

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 https://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements

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 Plan

The selection process will include evaluation of applications in relation to minimum requirements.  Depending on the number of applicants, 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.

Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selections process.

NOTES:
Make sure your applications and any attachments to the application submitted at the time of filing are complete and accurate and include details on all experience, education, training  and other information that qualifies you for this recruitment.  Failure to submit a complete and accurate application at the time of filing may results in your ineligibility for this recruitment or inability to receive full credit for scoring purposes.  Any new information concerning work experience, education, training and other information that is submitted after the filing deadline may not be used for scoring or considered to determine whether your meet the minimum qualifications.

Qualified applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation in the selection process must contact the SFSD by phone at 415-554-4012, or 415-554-7889 (TTY); or in writing to San Francisco Sheriff's Department,  Personnel Unit, Room 456, City Hall, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco, CA  94102 (specify class 7334 Stationary Engineer).

Background Investigation:  Prior to employment with the San Francisco Sheriff’s Department, a thorough background investigation will be conducted to determine the candidate’s suitability for employment. The investigation may include, but not be limited to: criminal history records, driving records, drug/alcohol screening, and other related employment and personal history records. Reasons for rejection may include use of controlled substances and alcohol, felony conviction, repeated or serious violations of the law, inability to work with co-workers, inability to accept supervision, inability to follow rules and regulations or other relevant factors. Candidates must clear Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation fingerprinting. Criminal records will be carefully reviewed; candidates who do not report their complete criminal records on their applications will be disqualified. Applicants will be fingerprinted.

MEDICAL EXAMINATION :
Prior to appointment, eligible candidates must successfully pass a medical examination to determine his/her ability to perform the essential function of this job.


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 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

NOTES:

Applicants are responsible for updating their email address or mailing address. Contact Information must be updated online at http://www.jobaps.com/sf by clicking on “Update My Contact Info” and logging into your account. If updating contact information online, applicants must contact the analyst at (415) 554-4012 immediately to inform them of the change. Failure to do so may result in the loss of eligibility.

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. 

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.

 

Recruitment Type: Provisional 
Issued: August 30
, 2019
Micki Callahan, Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: TPV-7334-099403

SHF/AW (415)-554-4012

 

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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