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2992-Contract Compliance Officer I

Recruitment: RTF0125008-01096818

Published: August 11, 2022

Accepting applications until: August 10, 2022


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Department: Municipal Transportation Agency
Job class: 2992-Contract Compliance Officer I
Role type: Temporary Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time


The Contract Compliance Office (CCO) is an integral part of ensuring that SFMTA adheres to Local, State, and Federal codes and regulations. CCO administers programs of compliance with labor laws, workforce policies, and equal opportunity/affirmative action in contracting. This is the full journey level class in the Contract Compliance series.

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Temporary Exempt Category 16 - This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.

Application Opening: August 3, 2022

Deadline to Apply: August 10, 2022

Salary: $4,134 to $5,024 biweekly

Role description

Position Description:

Under general supervision, the Contract Compliance Officer I administers programs of compliance with labor laws, workforce policies, equal opportunity/affirmative action in contracting, and performs related duties as assigned. Examples of compliance programs may include, but not be limited to, DBE Federal compliance programs, San Francisco’s LBE program (SF Administrative Code Chapter 14B), San Francisco equal benefits program (SF Administrative Code Chapter 12B), prevailing wage enforcement, etc.

Examples of Important and Essential Duties:

·         Investigates and resolves formal complaints and all circumstances of alleged discrimination, potential labor law violations, or non-compliance by parties to city requirements and recommends procedures to ensure compliance to all contract provisions which promote equal employment opportunity objectives and support workforce development goals in all departmental programs and activities; interprets relevant laws and legislation and negotiates settlements of claims within prescribed guidelines.

·         Advises department managers and/or serves as subject matter experts at hearings involving implementation of laws, executive orders, regulations and procedures pertaining to equal opportunity wage, labor, workforce and local/small business program enforcement.

·         Partners with city agencies and other stakeholders to promote assigned program; maintains liaison with minority groups, human relations organizations and related public and private organizations concerned with advancing equal opportunity/affirmative action in contracting objectives, labor, and workforce requirements; interprets potentials and limitations of program and policies and keeps management advised regarding equal employment opportunities, workforce development requirements and matters as related to contracts.

·         Develops program techniques and criteria and provides the methods of achieving equal employment opportunity/affirmative action in contracting objectives in contracts, labor laws, and workforce development policies; disseminates and implements equal opportunity policy statements; directs preparation of related correspondence and reports.

·         Reviews and monitors contract developments and selection processes to ensure achieving equal employment opportunity/affirmative action in contracting objectives, enforcement of labor laws and workforce development policies; conducts physical on-site inspection of employment practices of contracts to clarify misunderstandings.

·         Attends meetings of human rights, community and equal opportunity groups, advisory councils, City, State and Federal agencies and commissions, and others involved in fair employment, labor, workforce development and equal opportunity practices; arranges meetings and conferences for pre-bid and pre-award consideration of contract provisions pertaining to equal employment opportunity.

·         Prepares instructions for distribution to department managers on equal employment opportunity/affirmative action in contracting, labor laws, and/or workforce development activities as related to contract compliance. Directs preparation of, approves, and signs a variety of related correspondence, documents and reports.

How to qualify

Minimum Qualifications:


Possession of a Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in industrial relations, social sciences or related field.


Two (2) years of experience reviewing, monitoring and developing contract or other compliance programs involving contracts, ordinances or vendors.

Such experience must have included:

a) Providing technical direction on procurement, negotiation, and contract bidding procedures to ensure compliance with all contract requirements; OR

b) Promoting equal opportunity, affirmative action and non-discrimination objectives in contracting; OR

c) Monitoring and enforcing prevailing wage, wage and hour laws, or labor standards, OR

d) Construction contracts or construction management experience in monitoring and enforcing prevailing wage, wage and hour laws, or labor standards; OR

e) Public policy or program development related to health care coverage/ access or family work-life balance; OR

f) Reviewing, monitoring and enforcing workforce development policies.



Education Substitution - Additional experience as described above may substitute for the required degree on a year-for-year basis. One (1) year of experience will be considered equivalent to thirty (30) semester or forty-five (45) quarter units.

Education Substitution - Completion of a State of California approved building trades apprenticeship program may substitute for two (2) years of the required degree.

Experience Substitution - Possession of a Master's Degree in industrial relations, social sciences or a related field or a Juris Doctorate Degree may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.


1. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

2. One (1) year full-time experience is equivalent to 2000 hours. (2000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a 40-hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above forty (40) hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time experience.

Desirable Qualifications:  Additional skill requirement beyond MQ. Can be used as criteria to score applicants for interview selection.

·         Knowledge of workforce, labor practices and/or disadvantaged business conditions in San Francisco and the Bay Area.

·         Familiarity with the codes, statutes and laws related to equal employment and equal opportunity in contracting opportunities.

·         Familiarity with transportation industry contract compliance processes and procedures.

·         Experience developing constructive relationships with diverse groups of stakeholders; demonstrated cultural competence.

·         Demonstrated ability utilizing computers to analyze large data sets, create reports and prepare correspondence.


What else should I know?


Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. More information can be found at: 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 Process:

Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be used to determine candidates' qualifications.  Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the Agency will be invited to move forward in the selection process.


For questions or inquiries, please contact: Tracy Pon, Human Resources Analyst at

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Someone is fully vaccinated when 14 days have passed since they received the final dose of a two-shot vaccine or a dose of a one-shot vaccine. Any new hire must present proof of full vaccination status to be appointed. Any new hire who will be routinely assigned or occasionally enter High-Risk Settings, must provide proof of having received a COVID-19 booster vaccine by March 1, 2022, or once eligible.

The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.