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Career Opportunity

Contract Compliance Officer II, Finance and IT Division, SF Municipal Transportation Agency (2978)

Recruitment: RTF0125058-01051609

Published: August 19, 2022

Accepting applications until: August 26, 2022

Contact:

Tracy Pon - tracy.pon2@sfmta.com

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Department: Municipal Transportation Agency
Job class: 2978-Contract Compliance Officer II
Role type: Permanent Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time
 

About:

The filing deadline has been extended to accept additional applications.

This announcement will be to hire for three project positions in the Contract Compliance Office at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.  The projects will include SFMTA Capital Project Contract Compliance and the FTA Triennial Review.

APPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent and Temporary Exempt - 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 8, 2022
Deadline to Apply: August 26, 2022 
Recruitment ID: 125059

Salary: $140,868 to $171,210 annually 

Please Note: A cover letter and resume must be attached to the online application.

Role description

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.

Position Description:

Under general direction, this position will ensure compliance with SFMTA’s Small Business Enterprise (SBE), Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) and Local Business Enterprise (LBE) program requirements, including responsibility for researching and analyzing SBE/DBE/LBE program requirements, updating the program’s policies and procedures, processing DBE certification applications, implementing small business program requirements on projects and performing various program outreach tasks.


Examples of Important and Essential Duties: 

1.    Administers the Diversity Program for Contracts in compliance with Federal Transportation Administration (FTA) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) pursuant to 49 CFR Parts 23 & 26 and the City’s Local Business Enterprise Program pursuant to Chapter 14 B.
2.    Develops, updates and implements the SFMTA’s SBE/DBE/LBE program policies and procedures. 
3.    Independently considers options for program effectiveness and determines courses of action to implement new strategies and techniques to ensure program improvement. 
4.    Recommends and advises senior management regarding SBE/DBE/LBE program policy changes. 
5.    Interprets federal regulations and determines methodologies used to develop, monitor and report SBE/DBE/LBE program goals to the FTA and related activities required for SFMTA contracting opportunities. 
6.    Monitors and tracks compliance data and prepares Audit reports. 
7.    Independently identifies, investigates and recommends solutions to resolve issues/complaints/protests involving public challenges that arise in the administration of the DBE/SBE program. 
8.    Provides program direction to management regarding the interpretation and application of FTA/FHWA guidelines, reporting and procedures. 
9.    Represents the SFMTA on a variety of committees conducting and/or coordinating outreach events and activities; including participation in the Business Outreach Committee to educate small/disadvantaged businesses about contracting opportunities and to improve SBE/DBE/LBE participation. 
10.    Attends comprehensive trainings to remain current on DOT regulations; participates in professional organizations and group meetings.
11.    Other related duties as assigned. 
 

How to qualify

Minimum Qualifications: 

Education:
Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in industrial relations, social sciences or a related field.

Experience:
Six (6) 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. 

Substitution:

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.

Notes:
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:  

Specific and demonstrated experience with the SBE/DBE/LBE programs.
 

What else should I know?

Verification:
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: https://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#verification. 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.

•    Information About the Hiring Process
•    Conviction History
•    Employee Benefits Overview
•    Equal Employment Opportunity
•    Disaster Service Worker
•    ADA Accommodation
•    Right to Work
•    Copies of Application Documents
•    Diversity Statement

For questions or inquiries, please contact the analyst, Tracy Pon at Tracy.Pon2@sfmta.com.

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.