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7311-Cement Mason

Recruitment: REF18613A

Published: November 08, 2022

Accepting applications until: November 23, 2022


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Department: Citywide
Job class: 7311-Cement Mason
Salary range: $85,280.00 - $103,714.00
Role type: Permanent Civil Service What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time
Exam type: Class Based Test
Rule: Rule of the List What does this mean?
List type: Combined Promotive and Entrance


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 $83,200 to $101,192 annually.

Role description

Under general supervision, performs skilled work in the placing and finishing of concrete on public or private property; lays out work for new construction or repair; breaks out damaged concrete and loads it into a dump truck; prepares job sites by setting up safety tripods and scaffolding; sets screeds and forms for concrete work; pours and finishes concrete; mixes and applies toppings, colors, grits, epoxy overlays and waterproofing compounds; ensures that completed work is covered and barricaded; writes reports and keeps records; uses a two-way radio, cell phone, and pager; and operates a motor vehicle. 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 7311 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


Certificate of completion of Apprenticeship under the authority of the California Division of Apprenticeship Standards including; completion of the City􀳦s apprenticeship program in class 7398 Apprentice Cement Mason I or in class 7399 Apprentice Cement Mason II OR

Completion of a Division of Apprenticeship Standards or Department of Labor recognized apprenticeship program, as evidenced by issuance of a Certificate of Completion of Apprenticeship under the appropriate authority; AND


4,160 hours of verifiable work experience as a journey level cement mason; OR

At least 10,400 hours of verifiable journey-level cement masonry work experience.

License and Certification:

Possession of a valid Class C California driver􀳦s license


Completion of the CA Division of Apprenticeship Standards recognized apprenticeship program with the City and County of San Francisco as evidenced by issuance of a Certificate of Completion of the City􀳦s apprenticeship program under the appropriate authority will substitute for the 4,160 hours journey level cement mason experience.

What else should I know?

Working Conditions:

The nature of the work may require exposure to inclement weather conditions and may require exposure to hazardous materials and/or conditions.


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

Failure to submit verification will result in disqualification from this selection process.

 How to Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit and begin the application process.

  • Select the “I’m Interested” button and follow instructions on the screen including uploading your resume to autofill the application

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 and

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.

Selection Process

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., because 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.

For those candidates that do not have their qualifying 12 months at the time of eligible list posting, you will be placed under waiver on the eligible list and not available for appointment until you qualify. For example, if you were appointed to your Cat 18 position in November, 2021, you would be under waiver until November 2022.

 Certification Rule

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

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



HR Analyst Information

 If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact

Recruitment ID: CBT-7311-E10125


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.