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Recruiter - Department of Public Health (1250)

Recruitment: RTF0126900-01150355

Published: October 05, 2022


Heather Johnson -

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Department: Public Health
Job class: 1250-Recruiter
Salary range: $118,534.00 - $144,066.00
Role type: Temporary Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time


**Interested applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this job ad may close at any time but no sooner than Friday, October 7, 2022.**

Salary:  $55.60- $$67.57 Hourly

Fill Type: Temporary - Under 1040 hours in a fiscal year - Monday - Friday.

The Department of Public Health’s Merit Team is accepting applications for temporary exempt positions in class 1250 Recruiter to help the meet the urgent hiring needs and to protect and promote the health of all San Franciscans.

DPH values a diverse workforce and is committed to creating a welcoming, inclusive environment where everyone has the opportunity to succeed.

Exempt employees are considered "at will" and serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.  The applicant pool resulting from this recruitment may be used to fill future TEX vacancies in this class at other locations within DPH. 

DPH statement of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The Department of Public Health prioritizes equitable and inclusive access to quality healthcare for its community and values the diversity of its workforce. All employees are required to participate in the Department of Public Health's work to advance equity, inclusion, and diversity through: 

  • Commitment to providing exceptional care and services to all residents of the City and County of San Francisco service population, with heightened awareness of responsiveness to racially, ethnically, and culturally diverse members of the service population and the DPH workforce. 
  • Desire and commitment to lead and participate in anti-racism, racial justice, and equity work that improves quality of patient care and employee experiences; along with the commitment and fortitude to drive change in these areas. 
  • Desire to work with, relate to, serve, and support a diverse service population and workforce.
  • Commitment to health equity with a specific lens and focus on race, ethnicity, gender, sex, sexuality, disability, and immigration status.

Role description

Under general direction, the recruiter will direct, coordinate and conduct recruitment activities supporting the Department of Public Health. 

Essential Duties:

  • Identifies, assesses and engages a diverse pool of potential qualified candidates through proactive networking, internal/external partnerships, print, on-line and in-person recruitment techniques.
  • Develops and reviews recruitment plans and job announcements, makes presentations, and makes hiring recommendations.
  • Develops and manages employer branding and marketing campaigns.
  • Works closely with hiring managers to understand the hiring needs, collaborate on recruitment and hiring initiatives and inform the hiring managers on the progress of initiatives.
  • Researches and evaluates approaches and strategies to recruitment; develops, maintains and analyzes statistics on recruitment activities; summarizes research and statistical findings in written reports.
  • Assist job seekers in navigating the hiring process.
  • Use social media as a tool and resource for talent acquisition.

Schedule/Hours: Typically, Monday - Friday from 8 am - 5 pm. May include occasional weekend, evening, holidays, and on-call hours based on needs of the department. 

How to qualify


Education: Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university;


Experience: Two (2) years of verifiable professional-level experience in recruitment

Additional qualifying work experience as a professional personnel analyst may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the required education on a year-for-year basis (30 semester/ 45 quarter units equals one year).

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Professional-level experience in public sector recruitment.
  • Well versed in use of online social media such as LinkedIn, Tik Tok, Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
  • Proficient in recruiting tools such as LinkedIn, ZipRecruiter, and other sourcing tools.
  • Experience in strategic networking and outreach including diversity outreach initiatives.

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.

Verification of Education

Verification of Experience


DPH Health Critical Requirements and Information: Please review the following policies regarding DPH employment requirements that safeguard yourself and others.

What else should I know?

Other useful information:

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.

     If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact Heather Johnson via or 628-206-4545. 

    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.