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Special Projects/Camp Mather Planning Manager - Rec and Parks - Structural Maintenance Yard (0922)

Recruitment: RTF0113258-01148315

Published: June 24, 2022


Antonio Archuleta -

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Department: Recreation & Park Commission
Job Class: 0922-Manager I
Role Type: Permanent Civil Service What does this mean?
Hours: Full-time
Exam Type: Position Based Test
Rule: Rule of the List What does this mean?
List Type: Combined Promotive and Entrance


Analyst Contact: Antonio Archuleta at
Compensation: $116,116 to $148,252
Application Opening: June 23, 2022
Application Deadline: August 6, 2022

About the Recreation and Park Department
Amid a dynamic and ever-evolving urban landscape, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department stewards one of the premier urban park systems in America.  San Francisco recently became the first city in the United States for which 100% of its residents live within a ten-minute walk of a park.  Considered by San Franciscans to be one of the City’s most popular and effective public agencies, our Department manages and maintains more than 225 parks, playgrounds, and open spaces in San Francisco, including two outside of city limits: Sharp Park in Pacifica and Camp Mather in the High Sierras. Our 4,100- acre system includes 25 recreation centers, 9 swimming pools, 5 golf courses and numerous athletic facilities, including sports courts, ball diamonds, soccer fields and gymnasiums. Included in the department’s responsibilities are Golden Gate Park, Coit Tower, the Marina Yacht Harbor, the Palace of Fine Arts, and TPC Harding Park golf course.

More than 2,000 talented individuals are part of our team, from gardeners, foresters, and recreation leaders to park rangers, custodians, electricians, painters and more. Our core mission, as it has been throughout our history, is to provide opportunities for San Francisco residents and visitors alike to gather, play, learn, relax, and enjoy nature in the city.

About the Structural Maintenance Yard
The mission of the Structural Maintenance Yard is to provide superior, professional maintenance services to ensure Recreation and Park facilities foster a sense of community pride and well-being, and meet the high expectation and need of park patrons. The Structural Maintenance Yard is organized into 10 shops, thirteen 13 trades: Carpenters, Cement Masons, Electricians, Heavy Equipment Operations (includes: Operating Engineers, Truck Drivers, Laborers, and Riggers), Iron Workers, Painters, Roofers, Sheet Metal Workers, and Stationary Engineers. Structural Maintenance has two major functions: routine repairs and maintenance, and deferred maintenance projects. Routine repairs and maintenance is performed daily to secure the safety and guarantee the operations of our facilities. Deferred maintenance includes capital-funded projects and philanthropy projects initiated through funding provided by donors for park improvements.

Role Description

Under the direction of the Superintendent of Structural Maintenance, this position is responsible for overseeing the year-round maintenance of the Recreation and Park Department's Camp Mather and special construction projects including but not limited to philanthropic and capital projects. The essential duties for this position include:

1. Plans and oversees Camp Mather Spring and Fall crews and year-round projects for the maintenance and upkeep of Camp Mather; Strives to improve systems and processes for Camp Mather.

2. Reviews and approves the work of craft personnel engaged in the construction of park infrastructure, apparatus, fencing, foundations and complements (e.g., painting, fountains, curbing, etc.) necessary to successfully complete Camp Mather maintenance/upkeep and special construction projects (e.g., capital, philanthropic) by coordinating with relevant stakeholders (e.g., RPD's Partnerships Division).

3. Acts as the Structural Maintenance Division liaison and coordinator with Capital Planning and Operations division project managers, contractors and vendors related to capital renewal, deferred and construction projects.

4. Plans, monitors and delegates work order requests to craft supervisors to maximize the efficiency of Camp Mather maintenance/upkeep and special construction projects (e.g., capital, philanthropic) using the department’s Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) and Total Managed Assets (TMA) database system.

5. Supports the Superintendent of Structural Maintenance in managing budgets for Camp Mather maintenance/upkeep and special construction projects (e.g., capital, philanthropic) by monitoring and forecasting budget expenditures.

6. Supports the Superintendent of Structural Maintenance in monitoring construction activities of division personnel engaged in Camp Mather maintenance/upkeep and special construction projects (e.g., capital, philanthropic) to ensure compliance with OSHA safety requirements and established policies and procedures.

7. Plans a detailed construction documentation plan review process for Camp Mather maintenance/upkeep and special construction projects (e.g., capital, philanthropic) to ensure compliance with design specification standards.

8. Inspects Camp Mather maintenance/upkeep and special construction projects (e.g., capital, philanthropic) to ensure deadlines and objectives are completed according to project schedules.

9. Communicates with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., Capital Division, Partnerships Division, Recreation Division) for Camp Mather maintenance/upkeep and special construction projects (e.g., capital, philanthropic) through email, internal or public meetings, memos and presentations.

10. Performs other related duties as required.  

How to Qualify

1. Possession of a Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; AND
2. Five (5) years of professional experience as a maintenance or construction planner, estimator or schedule OR equivalent performing activities related to facilities or infrastructure construction and maintenance; AND
3. Possession of a valid California Driver's License.

Substitution: Four (4) years of professional experience performing activities related to facilities or infrastructure construction and maintenance may substitute for the required education on a year for year basis.

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.

What else should I know?

Compensation: The normal annual salary range is $116,116 to $148,252 annually. Appointment above the maximum of the normal range may be considered based on documented and substantiated recruitment and retention issues or exceptional skills.  A special approval process is necessary for appointment above the normal salary range. For additional information about the City's benefits package, please visit: Municipal Executives' Association Benefit Summary.

Behavioral Consistency Questionnaire (Weight: 100%): 
Qualified candidates will be sent a supplemental questionnaire exam that must be completed by the set date. Candidates will be evaluated on their relative knowledge, skill and ability levels in job-related areas. A passing score must be achieved on the Supplemental Questionnaire in order to be placed/ranked on the Eligible List. Candidate responses on the Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be changed once submitted. Candidates will be placed in rank order according to their final score on the Supplemental Questionnaire.  

Eligible List/Score Report: 
A confidential eligible list of applicant names that have passed the civil service examination process will be created, and used for certification purposes only. An examination 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 civil service examination process is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission. 

Eligible List Duration: The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be of 12 months, and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director. 

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Certification Rule: The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination will be Rule of The List. Additional selection processes may be conducted by the hiring department prior to making final hiring decisions.

Upon approval of the Human Resource Director (see Civil Service Rule 111A.26.5), the eligible list/score report resulting from this announcement may be used by other departments that also use this classification or a similar classification. To find other Departments which use this classification, please see

Exam Type: Combined Promotive and Entrance

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

Race and Social Equity Statement
We believe that parks and open space in San Francisco provides the opportunity to model equitable access for all.  With this belief, San Francisco became the first city in the United States for which 100% of its residents live within a ten-minute walk of a park. The Recreation and Park Department’s goal is to close the gaps and improve equity and access to quality parks and open space, and recreation activities for historically marginalized communities.  

We envision a department that proactively infuses racial and social equity in its internal operations.  With a multi-disciplinary team of talented individuals - gardeners, recreation leaders, park rangers, custodians, craft shop personnel, park and recreation managers and more, the department is committed to doing its part to provide equitable access to parks and programs for all the communities we serve to enjoy, as well as foster a work environment where our differences are celebrated, and everyone has what they need to thrive regardless of their race, age, ability, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, or country of origin.

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

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.