Assistant Engineer - Citywide (5203) - (E00009)
Published: August 25, 2022
Accepting applications until: August 31, 2022
Contact:Lilimae Marie Santander - Lilimae.Santander@sfgov.org
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This Job Ad has been amended to clarify the minimum qualifications for this recruitment under the 48th supplement. If you qualify, you are encouraged to file an application as soon as possible. If you have already applied to this specific recruitment, you do not need to apply again.
- Full Time
- Regular Work Hours
- Filing deadline – application filing will be open continuously at least through August 19, 2022 and will close any time thereafter
The City and County of San Francisco employs over 30,000 workers. With more than 60 departments, we can use your skills and abilities. When you work for the City, you choose purpose!
This selection process is being conducted in accordance with the 48th Supplement to Mayoral Proclamation Declaring the Existence of a Local Emergency Dated February 25, 2020 and temporary Civil Service Commission [CSC] Rule 111.17.
Compensation rate for this position is $112,762–$137,072 annually.
Under general supervision, performs engineering work of average difficulty in the field and office following established engineering methods and procedures; applies engineering principles and practices to civil, mechanical, electrical, environmental, or transportation engineering problems; performs related duties as required.
How to qualify
Minimum Qualifications for this Recruitment
A minimum of one year as a Category 18 exempt appointee in Class 5203 by December 15, 2022. Must be a current exempt employee with the City and County of San Francisco with no break in service.
Underlying Minimum Qualifications
Possession of a baccalaureate degree or graduate degree from an engineering program with a major in the field of study related to the specialty area defined for each position.
Required Engineering Degrees per specialty:
- Civil: Architectural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Sanitary Engineering, Structural Engineering, Traffic Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Water Resources Engineering, or Engineering Management
- Electrical: Electrical Engineering
- Mechanical: Aeronautical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Mechatronics Engineering
- Environmental: Bio-chemical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Sanitary Engineering
- Transportation: Civil Engineering, Transit Engineering, Transportation Engineering or Traffic Engineering
One (1) year of verifiable professional engineering experience performing at least three of the following tasks:
- Preparing or assisting in preparing studies, designs, drawings, sketches, and plans using AutoCAD and other software tools
- Collecting data to assess project needs and define project scope through site visits, surveying, review of existing documents, reports, drawing and manuals, performing measurements, collecting samples, or/and interviews with the stakeholders.
- Preparing or assisting in the preparation of contract specifications, lists of materials, cost estimates, schedules, and progress payments.
- Preparing or assisting in the preparation of engineering reports and reports concerning field conditions, the progress of projects, the results of studies, and other matters.
- Conducting data analyses and mathematical calculations, in order to determine type or size of material or equipment.
- Conducting routine field inspections of construction and repair projects in progress to ensure conformance with plans, specifications and codes; checks and records work progress at various construction sites.
Note: Internships, drafting experience, and student design work do not qualify as professional engineering experience.
Possession of a valid Engineer-in-Training (EIT) certificate issued by the National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying (NCEES).
Possession of a Professional Engineer (PE) license in the field required for each specialty from the California Board of Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, and Geologists.
Candidates being offered a permanent appointment will be required to submit verification of having met the underlying minimum qualifications [education and experience] at the time of appointment to the exempt position. Information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at https://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements
Failure to submit verification will result in disqualification from this selection process
What else should I know?
How to Apply
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit Careers with Purpose | City and County of San Francisco (sf.gov) and begin the application process.
- Select the “I’m Interested” button and follow instructions on the screen
Applicants may be contacted by email about this recruitment 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 and @smartrecruiters.com).
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.
Qualified applicants will be ranked on an eligible list according to length of Cat 18 exempt City service and any other qualifying points such as promotive or Veteran’s Preference in accordance with CSC rules. Work history will be verified through City records which will be the final authority.
Eligible List/Score Report
A confidential eligible list of qualifying candidates will be created and used for certification purposes only. A score report will be established, so applicants can view the ranks, final scores and number of eligible candidates. Applicant information, including names of applicants on the eligible list, shall not be made public unless required by law. However, an eligible list shall be made available for public inspection upon request once the eligible list is exhausted or expired and referrals resolved. The eligible list/score report resulting from this selection process 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.
The certification rule for this selection process will be Rule of the List.
Terms of Announcement and Appeal Rights:
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 careers.sf.gov.
The terms of this announcement may be appealed under CSC Rule 110.4. Appeals concerning the provisions of an examination announcement must be received by the Human Resources Director within five (5) business days from the issuance date. The Human Resources Director shall rule on all appeals and shall notify appellants in writing of the decision. This decision is subject to appeal to the Commission as provided elsewhere in these Rules.
Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco
- Information About the Hiring Process
- Conviction History
- Employee Benefits Overview
- Equal Employment Opportunity
- Disaster Service Worker
- ADA Accommodation
- Right to Work
- Diversity Statement
HR Analyst Information
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Lilimae.Santander@sfgov.org.
Recruitment ID: CBT-5203-E00009
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.