9922 - Public Service Aide - Associate To Professionals

Recruitment #TEX-9922-900195




APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary-Exempt.  The General Services Agency Department of Public Works has an opening for an exempt appointment in San Francisco.  The position is excluded by the Charter from competitive civil service examination process.  The successful candidate shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer Persons appointed to Temporary Exempt / As-Needed positions are not to exceed six (6) months or 1,040 hours of work in a Fiscal Year.  Exempt appointees are considered “AT WILL” and serve at the pleasure of the appointing officer.

JOB DESCRIPTION:  Under project manager’s direction, performs a variety of duties requiring diligence and attention to detail in order to carry out a variety of tasks relative to the performance of curatorial duties; will require interaction and cooperation with various City departments; researches and analyzes data pertinent to the indicated duties and responsibilities.

Under general direction of the Project Manager, this class will assist with the curatorial management pertinent to the new Public Safety Building. Duties include, but are not limited to: assisting with preparation of identification and cataloguing of police department artifacts and related objects of importance and relevance; assisting with coordinating the work of others involved with the specification and installation of the items selected for installation in the Public Safety Building; performing administrative office functions including, scheduling appointments and meetings, preparing and/or responding to correspondence and reports, taking and transcribing meeting notes; organizing and maintaining archives, databases and resource materials.


  1. Two (2) years of verifiable general office work experience. Such experience should include working knowledge of computers and proficiency in Microsoft Office programs.
  2. Possession and maintenance of a valid California driver license (Class C). A photocopy of the required driver’s license must be submitted with the application at the time of filing.
  3. Ability to lift 35lbs.

    • Experience in archival library or comparable other institutions
    • Diversified experience in architectural, engineering, or project management organizations 
    • Professional experience with the practice of exhibition curation, related digital, and technologies
    • Knowledge and interest in the history of San Francisco
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member
    • Ability to work flexible hours
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to establish and meet project goals, professional initiative, and ability to multitask.

In order to be considered for this position, you must submit a CCSF application online, cover letter, resume, copy of drivers license and verification of qualifying experience.  Mailed or emailed materials must be received by the closing deadline.  Postmarks will not be accepted.

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being accepted through an online process only.  Visit: http://www.jobaps.com/sf to begin the application process.
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All applicants must submit verification of their qualifying education and experience at the time of application.  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
Verification of qualifying work experience must be signed by the employer or the employer’s authorized representative on the employer's business letterhead and must include the name of the applicant, job title(s), dates of employment, description of job duties performed.  City employees who qualify based solely on City employment or a combination of City employment and outside experience may submit performance evaluations as proof of qualifying City experience in lieu of other verification, but must verify outside qualifying experience as stated above.  Self-employment requires evidence of total earnings (copies of income tax returns or other official documents); occupation and duties performed which demonstrate that the applicant meets the qualification requirements.  Verification may be waived if impossible to obtain.  The applicant MUST submit a signed statement with the application explaining why verification cannot be obtained.  Waiver requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.  Failure to submit the required verification or request for waiver with the application may result in rejection of the application.  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.  Failure to submit the required verification or request for waiver with your online application may result in the rejection of the application.

Verification documentation may be submitted by:
    1.   Uploading as .pdf file documents through JobAps;       OR
    2.   Scanning the documents and send as .pdf attachment, with recruitment number in subject line;  OR
    3.   Hand delivering or sending the documents via U.S. Postal mail to:

    General Services Agency, Human Resources 
    1155 Market Street, 4th Floor
    San Francisco, CA  94103
    Attention:  9922-900195
:  Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement in the selection process.  Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the Department will be invited to participate in the interview process. 
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact (415) 554-6000 or via email:  Marlo Thomas at marlo.thomas@sfdpw.org  or Siobhan Kelly at siobhan.kelly@sfdpw.org .

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

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.

Copies of Application Documents:

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

Issued:  November 22, 2013

Micki Callahan

Human Resources Director

Department of Human Resources

Recruitment ID No:  TEX-9922-900195

GSA – DPW/mte


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.


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.

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