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2736 Porter

Recruitment #TEX-2736-059891

Introduction

 

CLASS 2736 PORTER

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

 

APPOINTMENT TYPE:  Temporary Exempt, As Needed

Temporary exempt as-needed appointment not to exceed six (6) months or 1040 hours. Exempt employees are considered “at will” appointees and serve at the discretion of the appointing officer.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Department of Public Health’s Facilities and Maintenance Division is accepting applications for as needed non-benefitted positions in class 2736 Porter. Positions may be located at any of the following locations:

1.     Laguna Honda Hospital’s Environmental Services Department

 

2.     San Francisco General Hospital’s Environmental Services Department

 

3.     Department of Public Health’s Facilities and Maintenance Department

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

The Porter performs a wide variety of janitorial and related tasks in a hospital or clinical setting. Essential functions may include:  sweeping, mopping, waxing and buffing floors using commercial detergent solvents and special equipment; emptying, cleaning and relining trash receptacles; vacuuming and shampooing carpets; dusting window sills, over-bed light and patient tables; cleaning kitchens, food service preparation areas and public elevators; checking and replacing special needle containers; bagging and transporting medical/hazardous waste pursuant to state and federal regulations; cleaning, sanitizing and washing down occupied public and patient bathrooms, bathtubs, showers and replenishing paper towels, soap and toilet paper; transporting soiled linen, trash carts, equipment, supplies and furniture between offices and various building sites; assisting in setup up tables, chairs and equipment for meeting rooms and special functions; and providing delivery service as needed. The Porter also performs related duties as assigned.

Working Conditions:

Employees may be required to work night or evening shifts, weekends and holidays. A Shift differential for work performed on designated evening and night shifts will be paid in accordance to the Collective Bargaining Agreement between and for SEIU Local 260 and the City and County of San Francisco.

Using approved safety precautions, the 2736 Porter is expected to perform cleaning activities requiring exposure to hazardous cleaning chemicals, blood and body fluids and other medical wastes and/or patients with contagious diseases, utilizing special protective clothing and/or equipment. These positions require repetitive strength and stamina in heavy lifting, standing, bending, pulling and pushing for extended hours throughout the day and/or night.

 

Minimum Qualifications

1.  Six (6) months (equivalent to 1040 hours) verifiable paid full time custodial or janitorial experience at a commercial building such as an office building, warehouse, retail or wholesale store, or non-profit agency or a commercial facility (such as a university, hospital, stadium, auditorium, hotel/motel, etc.) OR

2.  Certificate of Completion of a Custodial Training Program equivalent to those certified by the City and County of San Francisco Human Services Agency; OR

3.  Verification of current enrollment in a Custodial Training course equivalent to those certified by the City and County of San Francisco Human Services Agency at the time of application.

NOTE:  Candidates who are enrolled in a custodial training course at the time of application must submit verification of having completed the course (e.g. a copy of their certificate), prior to appointment. Candidates will remain under waiver until such time that verification is provided.

Recognized custodial training courses include:

  • City College of San Francisco Building Maintenance (Custodial Training)
  • Community Housing Partnership, Property Management/ Maintenance Program
  • Self Help for the Elderly, Housekeeping Program
  • Goodwill Industries Community Jobs Program (CJP) in a Janitor work assignment.
  • CRDC -  Career Resources Development Center’s Maintrain Program
  • Toolworks Janitorial Training

VERIFICATION OF EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION/CERTIFICATE:

Verification of experience, education and/or certificate may be required at any point prior to appointment. Failure to provide verification when requested may result in disqualification from the selection process.

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.

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

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.

You can also watch this video for further assistance with our online application system:

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4-kUFHXhBjQ&feature=youtu.be

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, please contact

Laguna Honda Hospital:

Contact Person: Maxwell Chikere

Address:  Environmental Services Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center 375 Laguna Honda Blvd. San Francisco, CA 94116  

Phone: 415-759-3030               Email: Maxwell.Chikere@sfdph.org

 

SF General Hospital and Trauma Center:

Contact Person: Francisco R. Saenz

Address:  SFGH 1001 Potrero Ave., San Francisco, Ca. 94110

Email:  Francisco.Saenz@sfdph.org

 

Central Office – Facilities and Maintenance Department:

Contact Person:  Willie Crawford

Address:  101 Grove Room 100, San Francisco, CA 94102  

Email:  Willie.Crawford@sfdph.org

Selection Procedures

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 evaluation 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.

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:

1.     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://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

2.     Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

3.     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.

4.  Applicants are encouraged to keep copies of all documents submitted.  The hiring department may require applicants to submit the same documents and/or additional documents at a later date.

 

5.   Prior to appointment, at the Department's expense, applicants may be required to take a TB screening test, and a medical examination.

 

6.  Remember to indicate:  Attn:  Class 2736 Porter As Needed on all correspondence.

 

ENTRANCE

Micki Callahan

Human Resources Director

Department of Human Resources

Reissued: May 16, 2014

Issued: September 27, 2013

Announcement No.: TEX-2736-0598891

Team DPH/NM/415-554-2913

(DHR Pos. Nos.: 01081222/01115592/01075057/01074853)

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, typically 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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