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Senior EEO Specialist (1231) - Department of Human Resources - (TPV-1231-131345)

Recruitment: RTF0131344-01089583

Published: February 10, 2023


Gary W. Chen -

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Department: Human Resources
Job class: 1231-Equal Employment Opportunity Programs Senior Specialist
Salary range: $122,564.00 - $160,420.00
Role type: Permanent Civil Service What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time
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Specific information regarding this recruitment process are listed below:

  • Application Opening: January 31, 2023
  • Application Deadline: Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time, but no earlier than February 14, 2023.
  • Annual Salary for this position: $122,564 - $160,420

Appointment Type: Temporary Provisional. This is not a permanent appointment. A provisional appointee must participate and be successful in a Civil Service examination for this classification and be selected through an open competitive process in order to be considered for permanent appointment. Provisional appointments may not exceed three (3) years. Provisional appointees serve at the discretion of the appointing officer. 

    Role description

    Job Description:

    The Senior Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Specialist (Job Code 1231) is responsible for professional activities in the areas of monitoring, program planning, evaluation and implementation of the Department of Human Resources’ EEO Program. The position assists in the administration of a citywide EEO Program and has direct responsibility for one or more major program areas.

    What you’ll be doing:

    • Supervise subordinate employees in performing professional activities in Equal Employment Opportunity, including the review and evaluation of the work of DHR EEO or department EEO personnel.
    • Assist in the administration of citywide EEO Programs and is directly responsible for one or more major program areas.
    • Conduct and supervise the review, investigation, and resolution of discrimination complaints using mediation and investigation techniques in consultation with the City Attorney’s Office and the Department of Human Resources EEO Director.
    • Participate in depositions and legal proceedings in coordination with the City Attorney’s office.
    • Interpret and explain Federal, State, local laws and other equal employment opportunity policies and procedures in response to inquiries from departments, employees, applicants and the public.
    • Develop, design, coordinate, provide technical assistance and deliver training programs for departments in EEO, Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and related disability statutes, workforce diversity, and other areas as necessary.
    • Oversee, develop, amend and monitor EEO policies and procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws including, but not limited to, Title VII, Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) and Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA).
    • Direct the compilation of periodic reports of the City’s or a department’s workforce by collecting, compiling and analyzing data (such as applicant flow, referral and appointment, workforce composition and demographics data) pertinent to EEO. Oversee, direct and provide training in the analysis of workforce utilization.
    • Oversee and provide assistance to departments regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), related disability statutes and Reasonable Accommodation (RA) requests in compliance with Federal, State and local laws.
    • Monitor City/Departmental compliance with Federal, State and local EEO laws, regulations and guidelines.
    • Present information before commissions, boards, agencies, and the public.
    • Respond to discrimination complaints filed with state and federal agencies.

    How to qualify

    Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college.

    Three (3) years of professional human resources experience in one or more of the following activities: Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO), employee and/or labor relations, or human resources operations; one (1) year of which must have been in performing work in the area of Equal Employment Opportunity.

    Additional experience as described above may be substituted for up to two (2) years of the required degree on a year-for-year basis. Thirty (30) semester units/forty-five (45) quarter units equal one (1) year. Possession of a Law degree or Master’s degree in Public Administration/Public Policy, Personnel Administration, Human Resources Management, or Business Administration may be substituted for one (1) year of the required professional human resources experience, but may not substitute for the required one (1) year of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) experience.

    Verification of Education and Experience:
    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:

    All work experience, education, training and other information substantiating how you meet the minimum qualifications must be included on your application by the filing deadline. Information submitted after the filing deadline will not be considered in determining whether you meet the minimum qualifications.

    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.

    What else should I know?

    Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco:


    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.

    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.

    If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the Analyst, Gary Chen 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.