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Public Service Aide - Assistant to Professionals - SFPUC Internship, 2024 (9920)

Recruitment: REF36239X

Published: January 10, 2024


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Department: Public Utilities Commission
Job class: 9920-Public Service Aide - Assistant To Professionals
Pay range: $25.1125/hr - $25.1125/hr
Role type: Temporary Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Part-time


  • Application Opening: January 2, 2024
  • Application Filing Deadline: This is a continuous recruitment. (Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time, but no earlier than December 15, 2024). 
  • Hourly Compensation: $25.1125 
  • Recruitment ID: REF36323X (Exempt)

Important Information: Applicants

This recruitment supersedes all previous ones. If you have submitted a 9920 application in the past and wish to be eligible for this 2024 recruitment, you MUST reapply or else you will not be considered.

Important Information: Instructions to Apply

  • Complete this Public Service Aide - Assistant to Professional (9920) job applicationAND
  • Attach a proof of current college transcripts (official or unofficial) or other proof of current college enrollment with your online application. Applicant must be high school graduates who are currently enrolled in an accredited college or university.

Only individuals who submit a completed job application and attach a proof of your current college transcripts or current college enrollment at the time of application submission will be considered.

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. 


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

General Description:

Under minimum supervision, the 9920 Public Service Aide, Assistant to Professionals
assists in the performance of a variety of duties related to the functions of the assigned
departmental unit; carries out complex tasks on a limited basis in direct support of professional level personnel; may be responsible for researching and compiling data;
assists in the preparation of related reports and documents; assists in the implementation of programs and assists in various administrative duties.


Public Service Aides will be reporting to various SFPUC locations depending on assignment:

  • Water Enterprise - 1657 Rollins Road, SF CA
  • Wastewater Enterprise - 750 Phelps Street, SF CA
  • Power Enterprise - 651 Bryant Street or 525 Golden Gate Avenue, SF CA
  • Hetch Hetchy Water and Power Division - Moccasin, CA (140 miles east of SF bay area)
  • Infrastructure - 525 Golden Gate Avenue, SF CA
  • External Affairs - 525 Golden Gate Avenue, SF CA
  • Business Services - 525 Golden Gate Avenue, SF CA 

How to qualify


  • Applicants must be high school graduates who are currently enrolled in an accredited college or university.

 (If you do not meet the above requirement, please do not apply for this position.)

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

Please attach current college transcripts or other proof of current college enrollment with your online application.  All application materials including verification of education must be submitted with your application. Failure to submit verification will result in rejection of application.

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.

Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application.

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

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.