1062 Front and Back End Web Developer

IS Programmer Analyst

Recruitment #PEX-1062-901389

Introduction

 

Announcement amended to reflect new filing deadline.  Filing deadline extended to 1/26/2016 at 5:00 PM.  Applicants who have already applied to this recruitment do not need to reapply.

Appointment Type:
Permanent Exempt (PEX) Appointment.  This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination pursuant to San Francisco Charter Section 10.104 and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer. The maximum duration of this permanent exempt appointment is three years.


Position Description:
Under general direction, the IS Programmer Analyst position will be with the San Francisco Public Library’s (SFPL) Information Technology Division.  It is the mission of the Division to support the Mission and Strategic Priorities of SFPL in ensuring equitable access to public technology and resources. T
he position will provide key support to the web refreshment project, including the redesign of SFPL's staff intranet and primary public website to comply with current industry standards. The websites serve the Library’s more than 800 employees, and patrons at the Main Library, 27 Community Branch Libraries and Mobile Outreach Services. This project will provide improved access to SFPL resources and support staff in the provision of public services.

The project will encompass development and implementation of Security and Permissions aspects of Content Management Systems and related databases for SFPL website and staff intranet; create and implement organizational schema for SFPL intranet documents including metadata, permissions and retention; develop a plan and migrate existing documents and data into new schema; develop and implement search engine optimization strategy for the SFPL website; develop and configure specific back-end elements and front end features.

Essential duties of this position include but not limited to:
- Establish effective working relationships with users, peers, and managers to identify issues and solutions related the redesign;
- Develop a realistic project timeline and other planning processes; 
- Identify stakeholders interested in the redesign project;
- Utilize the usability studies of SFPL websites to implement recommendations;
- Conduct research, evaluate web technologies, and recommend adoption and/or purchase of web-related tools, and cloud-based technologies; and
- Design and develop HTML and style sheets according to the Library’s accessibility policies and W3C guidelines.   

Minimum Qualifications

1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, management information systems, data processing, electrical engineering, or a closely related field;

AND

2. Two (2) years of Web Content Management experience OR Two (2) years of Web Design, Design Template Development & Deployment experience or a closely related field.

Substitution: Applicants may substitute additional qualifying work experience for the required education on a year for year basis. One year (2000 hours) of additional qualifying experience will be considered equivalent to 30 semester units/45 quarter units.

The above minimum qualifications reflect special conditions associated with the position to be filled. They may differ from the standard minimum qualifications associated with this class code.

Desirable Qualifications:
The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring. 
  • Experience with hands-on coding in CSS, HTML5 and PHP
  • Experience in using JavaScript, jQuery and Backbone
  • Knowledge of relational database systems such as MySQL, Microsoft SQL server
  • Experience with developing web sites using Web content management such as SharePoint and Drupal
  • Experience with mobile and responsive web designs and solutions 
  • Experience in designing and developing effective designs and user interface solutions for web applications
  • Experience with developing cross browser/platform compliant code 
  • Experience in applying usability and accessibility (WC3) best practices
  • Proven ability to analyze problems and recommend application of technology for solutions
  • Strong communication skills both orally and in writing
  • Demonstrated client service orientation

 

How To Apply

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

  • Select the PEX-1062-901389 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

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.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement 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 (@sfgov.org, @sfdpw.org, @sfport.com, @flysfo.com, @sfwater.org, @sfdph.org, @asianart.org, @sfmta.com, @sfpl.org, @dcyf.org, @first5sf.org).

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.

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.

Important:  Resume MUST be submitted online through Jobaps at the time of filing application; however, resume will NOT be accepted in lieu of a completed City and County of San Francisco application.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the analyst, Vivian Yeung, by telephone at (415) 557-4581, or by email at Vivian.Yeung@sfpl.org.

VERIFICATION:
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point in the application and/or departmental selection process. Written verification (proof) of qualifying experience must verify that the applicant meets the minimum qualifications stated on the announcement. Written verification must be submitted on employer’s official letterhead, specifying name of employee, dates of employment, types of employment (part-time/full-time), job title(s), description of duties performed, and the verification must be signed by the employer. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which they are appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee’s class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Commission Rules. Experience claimed in self-employment must be supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to the minimum qualifications of the position. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupations and total earnings must be submitted. 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.  

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.

Selection Procedures

The selection process will include evaluation of applications in relation to minimum qualifications. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented to comparatively evaluate the qualifications of candidates. Only those applicants who meet the needs of the Department will be invited to participate in the selection process. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview.

Conviction History

As a finalist 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 finalist. 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 applying 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 applying 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 selected as a finalist, 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 and Appeal Rights:
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.  [Note: The correction of clerical errors in an announcement may be posted on the Department of Human Resources website at www.jobaps.com/sf.] The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 110.4.  Such appeals must be submitted in writing to the Department of Human Resources, 1 S Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103-5413 by close of business on the 5th business day following the issuance date of this examination announcement.  Information concerning other Civil Service Commission Rules involving announcements, applications and examination policies, including applicant appeal rights, can be found on the Civil Service Commission website at http://sfgov.org/civilservice/rules.

Requests:

Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#applicantswithdisabilities

Information regarding requests for Veterans Preference can be found at:
http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#veteranspreference

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures:
Important Employment Information for the City and County of San Francisco can be obtained at http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20 or hard copy at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor.

Copies of Application Documents:
Applicants should keep copies of all documents submitted, as these will not be returned.

Right to Work:
All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.

Issued: January 4, 2016

Micki Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: PEX-1062-901389
LIB/VY/415-557-4581

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.

For more information about benefits, please click here.

 



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