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Public Service Aide - Associate To Professionals (2022) - San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (9922)

Recruitment: REF5516S

Published: December 05, 2022


Brandon Bradley -

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Department: Public Utilities Commission
Job class: 9922-Public Service Aide - Associate To Professionals
Pay range: $27.4625/hr - $27.4625/hr
Role type: Temporary Exempt What does this mean?
Hours: Part-time


Important Information: Applicants

This recruitment supersedes all previous ones. If you have submitted a 9922 application in the past and wish to be eligible for this 2022 recruitment, you MUST reapply or else you will not be considered.

Important Information: Instructions to Apply

  • Complete this Public Service Aide - Associate to Professionals (9922) job application; AND
  • Attach a proof of college transcripts (official or unofficial) or college diploma with your online application.

Only individuals who submit a completed job application and attach a proof of your college transcripts or college diploma 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 direction, the 9922 Public Service Aide, Associate to Professionals performs a variety of duties requiring a high level of responsibility; carries out complex tasks relative to the performance of management functions; carries out complex tasks on a limited basis in direct support of professional level personnel; researches and analyzes data; 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
  • Wastewater Enterprise - 3801 Third Street, Suite 600, 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 


Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

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.

If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at

Verification of required work experience typically must be on the employer’s letterhead, and must include the applicant’s name, job title, description of job duties, dates of employment, hours per week, and signature of the employer, supervisor, or appropriate representative.  
Employees of the City and County of San Francisco may submit performance evaluations showing duties performed to verify qualifying City experience. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules. CCSF employees will not receive credit for experience obtained outside of their classification unless recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Rule 110.9.1/111A.11.2.

Experience claimed in self-employment will only be accepted if supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to minimum qualifications above. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupation and total earnings must be submitted.

Verification of required valid licensure/certification typically must be a photocopy of the license/certificate including the name of the issuing agency as well as the name of the license/certificate holder, license/certificate number, and expiration date.

How to qualify


  • Completion of at least two years of college from an accredited college or university.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Good public relations skills
  • Good written and verbal communications.

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

Please attach college transcripts or college diploma 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.

What else should I know?

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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

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