9343 Roofer

Recruitment #CBT-9343-069065

Introduction

Amended to reflect change to the filing deadline and the certification rule.
Interested applicants are encouraged to FILE IMMEDIATELY.

Position Description:
Under general supervision, the essential functions of a roofer are to maintain, repair and reroof a variety of roofs/structures as a member of a roofing crew and perform related duties as required.

Essential Duties Include:
Maintains, repairs and reroofs a variety of roofs by replacing broken slate, tile or shingle, applying additional layers of cap sheet over a built-up roof and removing old cap sheet/felt; applies modified bitumen and one-ply systems; cleans and prepares roof surfaces and replaces with new roofing material when necessary; safely lifts and handles roofing materials such as asphalt, gravel, ply sheets, Torch On, and mineral surfaced cap sheets with a variety of handtools such as axes, razor knives, tin snips and flat bars; quarters asphalt plugs with an axe, placing asphalt in kettle and transporting hot asphalt in service buckets and high-boy or low-boy drums to designated areas; assembles, operates, and maintains equipment in a safe and proper manner such as hoists, cranes, asphalt kettles, ladders, brackets, planks and fall protection; secures equipment to ensure safety and prevent damage to buildings, equipment and supplies or prevent injury to personnel; waterproofs floors, bathrooms, showers, concrete slabs, planter boxes, and pilings to achieve a watertight seal; inspects existing roof surfaces (membranes, tile, etc.) for roof or systems failure as part of an on-going preventive maintenance program; drives city vehicles to work site and/or to pick up and transport equipment and supplies.

Nature of the work: requires performance of heavy work such as lifting, carrying, and moving tools, equipment and supplies weighing up to 110 pounds for distances up to 100 feet; constant bending, reaching, pulling, climbing, balancing, squatting, and crawling, at considerable heights and pitches often in adverse weather conditions.

Minimum Qualifications

1. Completion of a recognized Roofer three and a half (3.5) years (42-month) apprenticeship program; AND

2. Three and a half (3.5) years of experience as a journey-level roofer; AND

3. Possession of a valid Class C driver license.

Substitution: Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required apprenticeship on a year-for-year basis.

Notes:

• One (1) year of full-time experience is equivalent to 2,000 hours.

• Employees must be insurable under the hiring department’s automobile liability insurance. Insurability must be maintained throughout employment.

• Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being 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

Computer kiosks are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file on-line applications in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103.

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, @sfusd.edu, @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.  Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the application/employment record.

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, Sean Sexton, at (415) 554-6050, or via email to: sean.sexton@sfgov.org.

VERIFICATION:
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying experience, education, training and driver licensure at any point in the application, examination and/or departmental selection process. Written verification (proof) of qualifying experience must verify that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications stated on the examination announcement. Written verification must be submitted on employer’s official letterhead, specifying dates of employment, types of employment (part-time/full-time), job title(s), description of duties performed, and the verification must be signed by the employer. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which they are appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Commission Rules. Experience claimed in self-employment must be supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to the minimum qualifications of the position. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupations and total earnings must be submitted. 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.

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):
Applicants will be prompted to complete a supplemental questionnaire as part of the online employment application. The Supplemental Questionnaire is designed to obtain specific information regarding an applicant’s experience in relation to the Minimum Qualifications for this position. It is essential that an applicant provides complete information in identifying their experience. The Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to evaluate if an applicant meets the minimum qualifications. Applicants must also complete the official application and this is subject to verification. The information in the Supplemental Questionnaire will not be scored and is collected for informational purposes only.

Performance (Pass/Fail):
Candidates will be tested to determine their ability to lift and carry roofing materials weighing up to 110 pounds for a distance of up to 100 feet and the ability to lift, carry and climb ladders.

Oral/Performance Examination (Weight 100%):
Qualified applicants will be tested to determine their relative knowledge, ability and skill levels in job-related areas, which may include but not be limited to: knowledge of maintenance, repair and reroofing methods and procedures, tools, materials and equipment, safety methods and procedures; and verbal communications ability.

Certification Rule:
The certification rule for the ranked eligible lists resulting from this examination will be Rule of Ten Scores. The department may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decisions.

Eligible List:
The eligible list resulting from this examination is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission.

The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be twelve (12) months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.

TWIC CARDS:
This position may require that the incumbent to be qualified for unescorted access to the Port’s Maritime Transportation System (MTS). An application for a TWIC card may be submitted after employment has commenced. Employment in this position requires that the incumbent undergo a criminal history check, immigration check and terrorist threat assessment, including FBI fingerprints, in order to determine eligibility for security clearance. The incumbent must submit an application for, successfully acquire and maintain a TWIC card. Per Civil Service Rule 110.9.1, every applicant must possess and maintain the qualifications required by law and by the announcement for this examination. Failure to acquire or maintain a TWIC card, a requirement for this position, may be the basis for termination from employment with the Port Commission. Note: TWIC requirements and procedures are located in the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, 49 U.S.C. 114, 40113, and 49 U.S.C. 5103a.

Compensation and Benefits:
Positions at the San Francisco Unified School District may vary with those provided by the City and County of San Francisco.

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 applying 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 applying 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 selected as a finalist, 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

Reasonable Accommodation Request:
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.

Veteran’s Preference:
Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at: http://www.sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#veteranspreference.

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.

Terms of the 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.jobaps.com/sf.

The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 110.4.  Such appeals must be submitted in writing to the Department of Human Resources, 1 S Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103-5413 by close of business on the 5th business day following the issuance date of this examination announcement.  Information concerning other Civil Service Commission Rules involving announcements, applications and examination policies, including applicant appeal rights, can be found on the Civil Service Commission website at http://sfgov.org/civilservice/rules.

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.

 

Exam Type: Entrance
Issued:
March 31, 2017
Amended: 5/25/17 to reflect change to the filing deadline, and 5/30/17 to reflect change to the certification rule.

Micki Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID: CBT-9343-069065
GSA/SS/415-554-6050

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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