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Assistant Materials Coordinator- Hetch Hetchy Water & Power (Moccasin) - SFPUC (1942)

Recruitment: RTF0139492-01155505

Published: November 21, 2023


Brandon Bradley -

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Department: Public Utilities Commission
Job class: 1942-Assistant Materials Coordinator
Salary range: $113,152.00 - $137,540.00
Role type: Temporary Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time


November 20, 2023: Amended to extend the filing deadline to expand the candidate pool. Candidates who have already submitted an application do not need to re-apply.

  • Application Opening: October 26, 2023
  • Application Deadline: December 1, 2023 (Extended Deadline)
  • Compensation Range: $110,656 - $134,524
  • Recruitment ID: RTF0139492-01155505 (139493)

APPOINTMENT TYPE: 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.

  • The duration of the appointment shall not exceed 36 months. 


San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)

Headquartered in San Francisco, we have 2,300 employees operating across eight counties serving more than 2.7 million customers in the San Francisco Bay Area – 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

Our Mission: To provide our customers with high quality, efficient, and reliable water, power, and wastewater services in a manner that values environmental and community interests and sustains the resources entrusted to our care.

Our Vision: We are an innovative utility leader, recognized for excellent results in service, safety, stewardship, and inclusiveness.

We are an award-winning and industry-leading utilities organization committed to our customers, community interests, and the environment. To learn more about our organization, please visit our website at

We are proud of our infrastructure and programs, but most importantly, we value our highly qualified and dedicated workforce which ensures that this vision becomes a reality. 
To learn more about working at the SFPUC, visit our career site at

Role description

Project Name: Process Documentation and Tool Inventory Project         

Position Description: 

Under general direction, supervises and coordinates the materials management activities related to planning, ordering, receiving, storage and distribution of a wide variety of supplies and/or equipment within Hetch Hetchy Water and Power; participates in the development and revision of departmental policies and procedures; attends a variety of meetings and committees; maintains an integrated computerized inventory control system through subordinates by training and supervision; consults with departmental unit managers on the impact of materials management procedures; and performs related duties as required.

The 1942 Assistant Materials Coordinator will be responsible for warehouse operations, as well as purchasing functions for Hetch Hetchy Water and Power. The position will also be responsible for purchasing for major capital improvement projects (sometimes in the multi-million-dollar range). The position will assume responsibility for establishing a functional tool room, as well as ongoing management of the expanded warehouse and toolroom.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Plans, assigns, supervises and reviews the work of subordinate staff engaged in the maintenance of inventory management records, determination of materials requirements, preparation of purchase requisitions, delivery orders, term purchases agreements and processing accounts payable documents; prepares periodic and special reports of unit activities.

2. Confers with section or division managers and supervisors regarding material support operations, short or long range plans effecting supplies and usage; and adjusts or recommends necessary inventory, storage or reorder changes.

3. Confers with departmental users and vendor representatives regarding service, product quality and durability, and purchase feasibility; implements systems for providing information to users on status of order; investigates and resolves user and accounts problems.

4. Prepares specifications for services and major capital improvement purchases in conjunction with project engineering.

 5. Evaluates inventory levels and reorder points by compiling and analyzing utilization statistics; advises management of significant transactions and trends; recommends changes in established targets when indicated; plans and directs annual and special inventories of supplies and equipment; and maintains a computerized inventory management information system.

6. Participates in the development and implementation of departmental policies and procedures in conformance with departmental and City and County purchasing and storeroom policies; develops and implements internal distribution systems and security policy; regularly reviews existing systems and procedures, and recommends revisions as necessary.

7. Selects and evaluates subordinates personnel; approves timecard records; documents and makes recommendations on employee performance and discipline; identifies training needs and determines appropriate training programs

Reporting Location:

Moccasin is located 140 miles east of the San Francisco Bay Area and requires a 5-hour round trip commute by car in fair weather.

How to qualify

If you are interested in a job like this, we are looking for people that have the following:


  • Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university with major college coursework in public administration, economics, industrial engineering or related field.


  • Three (3) years of verifiable experience in the operation, maintenance and management of a complex computerized inventory management system for stores of materials, supplies and equipment. The system must have included repetitive stock replenishment cycles. Two (2) years of this experience must have been at a supervisory level.  


Additional qualifying work experience as described above may substitute for the required education on a year-for-year basis, up to four (4) years. One year (2,000 hours) of additional qualifying work experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/ 45 quarter units.

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:

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.

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.

Applications completed improperly may be cause for ineligibility, disqualification or may lead to lower scores.

Applicants for positions in this classification who are not currently employed by the City and County of San Francisco in a safety-sensitive position represented by (San Francisco City Workers United, Painters), are required to pass pre-employment drug and alcohol testing upon reasonable suspicion or after-work related accident. Applicants with positive result from pre-employment drug test will be restricted from hire in safety-sensitive positions for six months after the date of the positive test.

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.

    Analyst Information: If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the Human Resources Analyst, Brandon Bradley at

    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.