The positions in the Public Service Aide series are designed to offer various types of trainee or entry level employment opportunities in a variety of settings. These positions provide an introduction to career options and role models while allowing incumbents to learn about the work environment. Some positions may be allocated for participants in special programs designed to reach disadvantaged youth, those who have encountered difficulty in obtaining employment, or other special populations.
Under immediate supervision, performs a variety of non-technical manual labor tasks in the maintenance of streets, grounds, and other public property.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Requires an indicated interest and aptitude in those skills associated with the target employment and a willingness and ability to acquire the needed skills and academic standards through training and work experience.
Experience and Training
Applicants will be required to meet guidelines as established for each program; requirements for previous training and experience will be minimal.
ORIGINATION DATE: 3/12/1981
AMENDED DATE: 10/8/1997; 7/22/2015
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.