2740 Porter Supervisor 1

Recruitment #PBT-2740-074806

Introduction

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

The San Francisco Department of Public Health (DPH), Facilities and Maintenance Division, is accepting applications in class 2740 Porter Supervisor I.

The eligible list resulting from this recruitment may be utilized to fill future and current vacancies in this class at other locations within the DPH during the duration of the eligible list. 

Position Description: Under general direction, the Porter Supervisor I oversees the activities of a large group of porters responsible for the maintenance and cleaning of a clinical setting.  The Porter Supervisor I is responsible for the following essential duties: 

  • Supervises and oversees the work of a large group of porters; 
  • Schedules and assigns the work of subordinate staff;
  • Inspects and evaluates assigned areas to assure that cleaning, safety, and infection control standards are met and makes corrections;
  • Responds to on-site emergency situations and complaints about custodial service; 
  • Requisitions, receives, replenishes and issues custodial supplies and equipment;       
  • Completes and maintains records and reports, such as quality control checklists, industrial accident and incident reports;
  • Evaluates and documents employee performance;
  • Supervises the operation and care of custodial equipment; and
  • Maintains good working relationships with medical and non-medical staff.

The Porter Supervisor I performs other related duties as assigned.  

Working Conditions:  Using approved safety procedures and special protective clothing and/or equipment, the 2740 Porter Supervisor I is expected to supervise and perform cleaning activities requiring exposure to hazardous cleaning chemicals, blood and bodily fluids and other medical wastes, and/or patients with contagious diseases.  Work may require physical strength and stamina in heavy lifting, standing, bending, pulling and pushing, for extended hours throughout the day and/or night.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience:
Three (3) years (equal to 6,000 hours) of verifiable experience in an institutional setting performing all of the following duties: floor and carpet maintenance; furniture, equipment and wall cleaning or disinfecting; hazardous waste and trash disposal; and movement of furniture and other equipment.

Verifiable experience must include at least one (1) year supervising Porters, Janitors, or Custodians performing the above tasks.

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

Verification of Experience: http://sfdhr.org/getting-job#verificationApplicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

Verification of Education:  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.

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.

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, Juliette Soto, by telephone at 415-554-2915, or by email at Juliette.Soto@sfdph.org.

Selection Procedures

Applicants will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire (SQ) that must be submitted during the online application process.  The supplemental questionnaire will be screened to determine if applicants meet the minimum qualifications.  Only those applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited to participate in the written examination.

Trades Supervisory Written Examination: (Weight: 50%) 
Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will be administered a written multiple-choice examination that includes test items that relate to various supervisory practices and procedures (e.g., directing subordinates, delegating tasks to subordinates, providing customer service, demonstrating appropriate supervisory/leadership behavior, addressing and/or evaluating subordinate issues, behavior and performance, etc.) and well as reading comprehension items.

This is a standardized examination and, therefore, test questions and test answers are not available for public inspection or review.

The score you achieve on this examination shall be valid and 'banked' for three years, starting from the date of the examination. This means that, during this three-year time period, you will not be required to take this test again should you apply and be found eligible for a future announcement for which this particular test is used. Please note this test is used for other supervisory classes therefore your test score may be applied to one or more of these classes if you choose to apply to future recruitments. If the test for this future announcement is held within one year of the date of this examination, your score will be automatically applied to that announcement. However, after one year, you have the option to either (a) apply your test score to the other announcement or (b) re-take the test. Re-testing is permitted no sooner than one year from the date of the examination and only in association with your eligibility for another announcement for which this test is used. Please note that, should you re-test, your re-test score would become your official score since it is the most recent.

A passing score must be achieved on the Trades Supervisory Examination (TSE) in order to continue in the selection process. 

Oral Examination (Weight: 50% )
Candidates who achieve a passing score on the TSE will be invited to participate in an Oral Examination to determine their relative knowledge, skill and/or abilities in job related areas which may include, but not be limited to:  Technical knowledge, Knowledge of Safety Practices, Oral Communication, Interpersonal Relations.

A passing score on the Oral Exam must be achieved in order to continue in the selection process. Candidates will be placed on the eligible list in rank order according to their final score.

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

Upon approval of the Human Resource Director (see Civil Service Rule 111A.26.5), the eligible list resulting from this announcement may be used by other departments that also use this classification or a similar classification.  To find other Departments which use this classification, please see http://www.sfdhr.org/Modules/ShowDocument.aspx?documentID=21246. Search that document by title or job code to see which departments use the classification.

Certification:
The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination will be Rule of Three Scores.  Additional selection processes may be conducted by the hiring department prior to making final hiring decisions.

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

  1. Licensure: Valid licensure as a requirement to perform the job must be kept current throughout length of employment. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of required valid licensure may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment.
  2. Note on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e. comes between the sealing surfaces of the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing.  Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a Face Fitting Respirator.
  3. The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment.
  4. Medical Examination/Drug Testing: Prior to appointment, at the Department's expense, applicants may be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) screening test, a medical examination and/or drug test. 
  5. 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.
  6. Copies of Application Documents:  Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.
  7. 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.
  8. Requests:  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
  9. Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at: http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#veteranspreference
  10. Seniority Credit in Promotional Exams: Information regarding seniority credit can be found at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#senioritycredit

Exam Type: CPE
Issued:  April 14, 2017
Amended 4/26/17 to extend filing deadline
Amended 5/23/2017 to extend filing deadline
Micki  Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: 074806
DPH/JS/(415)554-2915/DHR POS NO. 01130369

 

 

 

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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