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7524 Institution Utility Worker

Recruitment #TPV-7524-060110





Permanent and Provisional applicants encouraged to apply. Provisional applicants must participate in a Civil Service examination for this classification to become permanent.


Laguna Honda Hospital’s Environmental Services Department is accepting applications for two (2) full-time positions in class 7524 Institutional Utility Worker. 


Nature of Position:

This position requires occasionally disagreeable work conditions including working inside closed and dirty spaces.



Under general supervision, the Institutional Utility Worker performs a variety of manual and general labor tasks in connection with the operation and maintenance of institutional buildings and grounds and performs other related duties as required.  The essential job functions include the following:

·         Loads refuse onto trucks for transport to disposal sites;

·         Operates a motor vehicle while transporting items;

·         Performs minor repairs to motor equipment;

·         Performs general maintenance duties;

·         Performs related duties as required.




1a. One (1) year of experience in the maintenance of buildings and grounds; OR

1b. Six (6) months experience in class 7524 Institutional Utility Worker; AND

2.      Possession of a valid class C Driver’s License.



·         California Class B driver’s license

·         Ability to lift heavy objects.

·         Previous experience in an Institutional, Commercial, or Healthcare Facility.

·         Some experience in electrical and/or mechanical equipment.



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If you have questions regarding these vacancies, please contact:


Maxwell Chikere, Director of Environmental Services


Via email at:  Maxwell.Chikere@sfdph.org    or via phone at 415-759-3030.

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Verification of experience/education may be required at a later date.  If verification is required, failure to provide it may result in disqualification from the selection process. Verification of all experience needed to qualify must be on the employer’s letterhead indicating the name of the applicant, job title, duties, hours per week with dates of service and must be signed by the Personnel Manager or an appropriate representative.  City and County of San Francisco employees do not need to submit verification of qualifying City work experience if experience gained is from which appointed.  Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s class will only be allowed if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules.  City employees relying upon qualifying work experience gained outside the City and County of San Francisco must submit written verification of such experience as described above.  Verification of experience may be waived if impossible to obtain. However, the applicant must immediately request a waiver of verification of qualifying education/training and/or experience by submitting a signed statement with the application explaining why verification is unattainable. Please note, requests for waiver of verification of qualifying experience will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Failure to submit the required verification of experience or request for waiver of verification may result in rejection of the application.




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.




ISSUED: March 29, 2013

RECRUITMENT NO.:  TPV-7524-060110

DPH/LL (415-206-5417) (DHR Pos No 01117344/01123773)

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