1052-IS Business Analyst

Web Designer - Advanced

Recruitment #PBT-1052-062410

Introduction

APPLICANTS ARE ENCOURAGED TO FILE IMMEDIATELY AS THIS RECRUITMENT MAY CLOSE AT ANY TIME, BUT NO EARLIER THAN OCTOBER 16TH, 2014.

 

 

This is a Position Based Test conducted in accordance with Civil Service Rule 111A.

Under general direction of the Project Manager, the Web Designer oversees most if not all of the various parts of the systems development cycle, including needs analysis, cost-benefit analysis, structured systems analysis and design, feasibility analysis, technology and software assessment, telecommunication needs analysis, project planning and management, system installation, implementation and testing, conversion to production status, technical and procedural documentation, user training, and post-implementation assessment and administration; may be the sole MIS resource for an organization with a moderately complex system.  There are vacancies available with the Department of Technologies Web Services team and the Innovation team. 

 

The Web Designer position will work closely with City departments to define business requirements for web sites, media and web services;  analyzes how best to satisfy those requirements through the use of information technology; prepare specifications; design and develop web sites; and prepares documentation.  Duties may include holding a key role in web design for specific projects.  Experience with the design and delivery of web based publishing, content management, media and customer service is required.

 

Examples of essential functions of this job code include:

 
1. Design and develop web enabled software code in support of the City website using usability and accessibility best practices.

2. Deliver designs, media and interactive components for the City’s websites using the City’s web content management system.

3. Provide website design including the creation of all graphical elements, development, enhancements, testing, training, documentation, implementation, support.

4. Assist in design, compile and generate reports, and presentations as needed.

5. Maintains operational status of web sites on the City’s web content management system.

6  Prepare documentation for new subsystems and maintain standards and metadata.

7. Assists in developing and implementing operational policies to ensure the efficient operation of section or program.

8. Identify opportunities and implement website improvements leveraging usability and accessibility best practices.

9. Assist in training users and provide technical consultation to clients and IS/non-IS professionals.

10. Communicate scenarios, interaction models, and screen designs to stakeholders.

11. Capture requirements and translate them into elegant designs.

12. Define interaction models, user task flows, and UI specifications. 

 

Nature of Work:

Candidate must be willing to work a 40-hour week as determined by the department. Travel within San Francisco may be required.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Minimum Qualifications

1.  Two (2) years of recent verifiable experience working with system analysis and web site design & production, one (1) year of that experience must include web content management; AND

 

2. A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in computer science, business administration, or a closely related field

 

Substitution: Applicants may substitute additional qualifying experience for the required education. One year (2000 hours) of qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/ 45 quarter units.

 

The above minimum qualifications reflect special conditions associated with the position to be filled. They may differ from the standard minimum qualifications associated with this classification.

 

Special Requirements:
Essential duties require the following physical skills and work requirements: Some positions may require sufficient strength and coordination for lifting, pushing, pulling and/or carrying the weight of computer equipment. May require hand/eye coordination for semi-skilled movements, such as taking apart casings, installing parts and reconnecting computers and for performing data entry. May involve extensive VDT exposure.

 

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS
The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.

 

  • Ability to submit a link to personal online Design portfolio.
  • Experience with web graphic design and graphic design software such as Photoshop.
  • Experience with hands-on coding in HTML and CSS.
  • Experience with web design, usability principles and responsive web design.
  • Experience with Java Script/J-Query is a plus.
  • Experience implementing Web Content Management solutions such as Drupral, Vision, Team Site.
  • Experience applying usability and accessibility best practices.
  • Experience with advanced HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Experience in Social Media tools is a plus.
  • Strong communication skills, both orally and written; intense client service orientation.

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 1052, IS Business Analyst - Web Designer
  • 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 or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Detra McKinney, by telephone at (415) 554-6039, or by email at detra.mckinney@sfdpw.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 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: (Weight 100%)

Applicants will be prompted to complete the Supplemental Application that must be submitted during the online application process.  Candidates will be evaluated on their relative knowledge, skill and ability levels in job-related areas, which may include but not limited to: knowledge of web graphic design, usability principles, responsive web design, Java Script/J-Query, HTML5 & CSS3, ability to code in HTML and CSS, ability to implement web content management solutions, ability to communicate both orally and written. All statements made on the application materials are subject to verification.

 

Note: Applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed to advance through all of the steps in the selection procedure.

CERTIFICATION RULE:

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

Eligible List: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#eligiblelists

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 6 months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.

Conviction History

As part of the selection process an image of your fingerprints will be captured and 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) history will disqualify you as a candidate based on the specific requirements of the position to which you are applying. If selected for fingerprinting, the hiring department will contact you to schedule an appointment.

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.

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

Position Based Testing:

http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#positionbasedtesting.

 

Reasonable Accommodation Request:

http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#reasonableaccomodation

 

 

Veteran’s Preference:

http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#veteranspreference

 

Seniority Credit in Promotional Exams:

http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#senioritycredit

 

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:

http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20

 

Terms of the Announcement:

http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#announcementsdefinitions

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 111A.35.1. The standard for the review of such appeals is ‘abuse of discretion’ or ‘no rational basis’ for establishing the position description, the minimum qualifications and/or the certification rule.  Appeals must include a written statement of the item(s) being contested and the specific reason(s) why the cited item(s) constitute(s) abuse of discretion by the Human Resources Director.  Appeals must be submitted directly to the Executive Officer of the Civil Service Commission within five business days of the announcement issuance date.

 

Copies of Application Documents:

http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#copies

 

Right to Work: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#identification

All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States

 

Combined Promotive and Entrance
Micki Callahan, Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Announcement No:  PBT-1052-062410
Issued: 9/18/2014 
GSA - DMC (415) 554-6039

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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