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Public Utilities Commission 1820 Junior Administrative Analyst

Who are we?
San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)
Headquartered in San Francisco, we have 2,300 employees working in seven counties with a combined annual operating budget of over $900 million.
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 www.sfwater.org
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. As you explore career opportunities with us, download our career guide and learn about what you can expect during the hiring process.
Job Description
Under supervision, the Junior Administrative Analysis assists with and performs professional level work in analyzing operations of City departments and agencies as they relate to the formulation and execution of the annual budget, grants, legislative/administrative policy, financial/fiscal policy and/or contract administration. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Conducts field surveys and carries out routine research in connection with budget, legislative or management studies and/or performs analysis of actual expenditures compared to the budget or public policy issues.
  • Assists in conducting difficult and complex analysis, procedural, organizational and operational investigations, surveys and/or research relating to department/agency operations.
  • Provides routine information to departmental personnel on the preparation of budget and policy documents, reports, emographics and program implementation.
  • Assists in preparing reports and proposals.
  • Assists in preparing budget and program delivery calendars.
  • Assists in compiling budget requests, making budget presentations, performing cost analysis and preparing program reports.
  • Prepares, generates, and updates budget documents, contract reports, surveys, databases and mailing lists.
  • Tracks and coordinates revenue and expenditures, grants, program budgets, and other funds.
  • Assists with the preparation and submittal of supplemental budget requests.
  • Assists in preparation and coordination of development of legislative proposals and/or statewide initiatives.
  • Prepares graphs and charts for presentations.
  • Assists in the preparation of quarterly and year-end financial, program and budget, and legislative reports.
  • Assists in review, processing and monitoring of contracts and contract certification processes.
  • Inputs and maintains data in computerized system and generates computerized reports.
  • Maintains contract files, and other contract documents and certificates, and monitors validity of documents.
  • Performs related duties as assigned
PLEASE NOTE THAT THE ELIGIBLE LIST ESTABLISHED BY THIS RECRUITMENT MAY BE USED TO FILL MULTIPLE 1820 POSITIONS IN SFPUC DIVISIONS THAT MAY BECOME AVAILABLE. BELOW IS THE POSITION DESCRIPTION OF CURRENT VACANT AND APPROVED SFPUC 1820 POSITIONS.

There are currently two (2) junior administrative analyst position available:
- One (1) position will be assigned to our External Affairs Division located at 525 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, California (PUC Headquarters)
- One (1) position will be assigned to our Hetch Hetchy Water and Power Division located in Moccasin, California approximately 150 miles east of San Francisco in the Sierra Foothills.

External Affairs
Position Description
Under the direction of the Manager of State/Federal Policy & Government Affairs, the 1820 Junior Administrative Analyst will provide analytical and administrative support for policy and government affairs projects at the state and federal level. This position will support a variety of policy projects impacting SFPUC enterprises and bureaus by tracking legislation, drafting policy materials, collaborating with subject matter experts to analyze policy impacts, and partnering with a diverse array of external stakeholders to advance SFPUC policy priorities.

Hetch Hetchy Water and Power
Position Description
Under direction, the 1820 Junior Administrative Analyst position will be assisting Hetch Hetchy Water and Power’s Renewal and Replacement program. Specifically, the Junior Administrative Analyst will provide professional-level administrative and management duties in contract administration, budget development and office management for our Renewal and Replacement program. The Junior Administrative Analyst will also be required to coordinate the Job Initiation process (JIF) which involves analyzing submittals for mathematical errors and inconsistencies in project schedule, budget or staffing, facilitating weekly senior management JIF meetings, assigning JIFs for review and approval in Workflow and uploading all JIF information into the Portal.

Equal Employment Opportunity: 
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.
 
 



Minimum Qualifications

These minimum qualifications establish the education, training, experience, special skills and/or license(s) which are required for employment in the classification. Please note, additional qualifications (i.e., special conditions) may apply to a particular position and will be stated on the exam/job announcement.

1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; AND one (1) year of professional experience in budget analysis, financial analysis and reporting, legislative/policy analysis, or contract/grant administration; OR

2. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in accounting, finance, public or business administration, economics, urban studies, public policy or a related field

SUBSTITUTION: May substitute up to 2 years of the required education with additional qualifying experience in budget analysis, financial analysis and reporting, legislative/policy analysis, or contract/grant administration. One year (2,000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester/45 quarter units

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

Verification: 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 http://sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=456

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 Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.
  • Select the desired job announcement
  • Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information
  • Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”
  • Follow instructions on the screen
Need help completing the application?
Computers are available for the public from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.
We communicate by email.
You may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is your responsibility to ensure that your registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date. Also, you must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on your computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, you should set up your email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses: @sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu. You will receive a confirmation email that your online application has been received in response to every announcement for which you apply. You should retain the confirmation email for your records. Failure to receive the email means that the online application was not submitted or received.
Word of advice:
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. Have questions about the application process? If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Michelle Chee, by telephone at 415-554-1622, or by email at MChee@sfwater.org.
 
 
 
 


Selection Procedures

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE (QUALIFYING)
Applicants will be prompted to complete a Supplemental Questionnaire as part of the online application process. All applicants must complete the Supplemental Questionnaire and it must be submitted with the application by the final filing deadline. The information provided on the Supplemental Questionnaire must be consistent with the information on the application and is subject to verification. Applicant responses to the Supplemental Questionnaire will be used to assist in determining if applicants meet the minimum qualifications for the position.

WRITTEN CORE EXAMINATION (Weight: 100%)
Candidates will be invited to participate in a written, multiple-choice examination, designed to measure their relative knowledge, skills and abilities in job-related areas. The “core” multiple-choice examination component may include but not be limited to:
• Ability to evaluate/analyze information/data and to exercise good judgment relative to that evaluation or analysis;
• Ability to communicate written information (includes ability to proofread);
• Knowledge of, and ability to apply, financial/fiscal principles (including the ability to use mathematical and statistical formulas);
• Ability to comprehend and understand written information;
• Ability to use various computer software programs;
• Ability to conduct research;
• Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships;
• Knowledge of, and the ability to apply, principles, practices and procedures involving office operations

This is a standardized examination and, therefore, test questions and test answers are not available for public inspection or review.

You will receive one or more scores with respect to the multiple-choice exam component. One will correspond to the core test component and, should any specialty subtests be added to that component, you may receive one or more additional “specialty” scores. Any scores attained on these components will be valid and 'banked' for three years, starting from the date of the examination. This means that, during this three-year time period, you will not be required to take any test components for which you have already attained a score. This core test is also used for 1820 Junior Administrative Analyst, 1822 Administrative Analyst and 1823 Senior Administrative Analyst therefore your test scores may be applied to one or more of these classes if you choose to apply to future recruitments. This is not the same exam that is used for 1824 Principal Administrative Analyst, as such your scores on this exam are not applied to any 1824 recruitments, and your scores from the 1824 exam cannot be applied to this recruitment. If the selection process for the future announcement is held within one year of the date of this examination and it includes any of these components [i.e., core exam or specialty subtest(s)], your score(s) for the corresponding test component(s) will be automatically applied to that announcement. However, after one year, you have the option to either (a) apply your test score(s) to the other announcement or (b) re-take the test component(s). Re-testing is permitted no sooner than one year from the date of the examination and only in association with your eligibility for another announcement for which the test component (core or specialty subtest) is used. Please note that, should you re-test, your re-test score would become your official score since it is the most recent.

A passing score must be achieved in all test components listed above in order to be placed on the Eligible List. Candidates will be placed on the eligible list in rank order according to their final score.

Candidates will be placed on the eligible list in rank order according to their final score. Candidate scores on this examination may also be applied to other announcements involving other job titles, when directed by the Human Resources Director.

The department may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decisions.

Candidates scores on this examination may also be applied to other announcements involving other job titles, when directed by the Human Resources Director.

CERTIFICATION RULE
The certification rule for the ranked eligible lists resulting from this examination will be Rule of Ten (10) Scores. The department may administer additional position-specific selection procedures to make final hiring decisions.

ELIGIBLE LIST
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. 

The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be 6 months and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director.  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 https://sfdhr.org/sites/default/files/documents/ASO-Level-Chart.pdf?documentID=21246


Conviction History

As a selected candidate for a job, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction (or arrest, in limited circumstances) conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you are a selected candidate. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances, such as:
  • Candidates for positions with the Unified School District and the Community College District may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under the California Education Code.
  • Candidates for positions with the Recreation and Park Department may be disqualified from consideration should their conviction history not meet the standards established under California Public Resources Code 5164.
Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with the City.
If you are a selected candidate, the hiring department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.


Disaster Service Workers

All City and County of San Francisco employees are designated Disaster Service Workers through state and local law (California Government Code Section 3100-3109). Employment with the City requires the affirmation of a loyalty oath to this effect. Employees are required to complete all Disaster Service Worker-related training as assigned, and to return to work as ordered in the event of an emergency.



Conclusion

TERMS OF ANNOUNCEMENT
Applicants must be guided solely by the provisions of this announcement including requirements, time periods, and other particulars, except when superseded by federal, state, or local laws, rules, or regulations. Clerical errors may be corrected by posting the correction on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 111A.35.1. The standard for the review of such appeals is ‘abuse of discretion’ or ‘no rational basis’ for establishing the position description, the minimum qualifications and/or the certification rule. Appeals must include a written statement of the item(s) being contested and the specific reason(s) why the cited item(s) constitute(s) abuse of discretion by the Human Resources Director. Appeals must be submitted directly to the Executive Officer of the Civil Service Commission within five business days of the announcement issuance date.

REQUESTS
Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at:
Veteran’s Preference documentation must be submitted at the time of filing to be considered. Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at:
Seniority Credit in Promotional Exams: Information regarding seniority credit can be found at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#senioritycredit

NOTES
General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
Terms of Announcement:
Copies of Application Documents:
Right to Work:
Driver's License requirement:

THE CITY AND COUNTY OF SAN FRANCISCO IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. MINORITIES, WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Entrance - 1820
Issued: 10/29/2019
Recruitment No.: PBT-1820-099406
Micki Callahan, Director
Department of Human Resources
Team: PUC/JP 415.554.1636
(#01122352; #01114604)


Benefits

All employees hired on or after January 10, 2009 will be required (pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section A8.432) to contribute 2% of pre-tax compensation to fund retiree healthcare. In addition, most employees are required to make a member contribution towards retirement, ranging from 7.5%-13.25% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.
 

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