1244 Senior Personnel Analyst

Recruitment #PEX-1244-065750




11/13/15, 12/2/15:  Reissued and extended deadline for additional applicants.  Previous applicants need not reapply.

APPOINTMENT TYPE:  Permanent Exempt.  In accordance with San Francisco Charter Section 10.104, exempt employees serve at the pleasure of the appointing authority.  It is anticipated that this limited duration position will last at least one (1) year.    

The Department of Public Health’s Labor Relations Division at San Francisco General Hospital seeks a full-time 1244 Senior Personnel Analyst.  The Department of Public Health (DPH) serves the culturally diverse, safety net and underserved population of San Francisco. Most locations are open on a twenty-four (24) hours, seven (7) days per week basis.  

SHIFT/DAYS OFF:  Day shift, 5-day, 40 hours work week.  The position may be required to work evenings, nights, weekends and/or holidays on occasion.  

San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center is a large acute care teaching hospital which provides a Level I Trauma Center for the City and County of San Francisco and offers a comprehensive range of inpatient, ambulatory, skilled nursing, rehabilitative and community oriented programs and is affiliated with the University of California - San Francisco.  Laguna Honda Hospital and Rehabilitation Center is a long-term-care facility providing skilled nursing, intensive rehabilitation, acute medical, AIDS/HIV, dementia care, and hospice care.  Central Office Administration involves working with Community Behavioral Health Services, which is a specialty mental health and substance abuse treatment and preventive healthcare system; and Community Oriented Primary Care (COPC) Centers - Primary Care Behavioral Health (PCBH) program, which is a synthesis of primary care, community medicine, and public health.   


The position(s) is primarily located at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. However, the position may be required to work at other Department of Public Health locations including Laguna Honda Hospital and Central Office Administration.  


Under direction of the Human Resources Labor Relations Manager, the Senior Personnel Analyst performs advanced level professional and technical personnel work in the areas of employee relations, contract administration and conflict resolution.  The 1244 Senior Personnel Analyst performs essential job functions including, but not limited to:

  • Meets and confers with employee organizations;
  • Represents the Department in labor contract negotiations;
  • Conducts and prepares investigative reports on issues of serious employee misconduct including patient abuse;
  •  Conducts disciplinary hearings;
  • Responds to   grievances;
  • Participates and presents at grievance arbitrations;
  • Enforces supervisors’ and managers’ compliance with the Employee Relations Ordinance and various labor contracts;
  • Provides advice, consultation and information to departmental managers, supervisors and employees regarding discipline, and related personnel rules, policies and procedures;
  • Prepares correspondence, reports and memos; and 
  • Makes presentations to boards and commissions.   

The 1244 Senior Personnel Analyst – Labor Relations also performs related duties as required/assigned.  

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university;  AND
  2. Three (3) years of verifiable professional personnel experience equivalent to the level of City and County of San Francisco class 1241 Personnel Analyst.  


Additional qualifying, verifiable work experience as a professional personnel analyst may be substituted for up to two years of the required education on a year-for-year basis (30 semester/ 45 quarter units equals one year).

Possession of a Juris Doctorate (J.D.) or Master’s degree in Personnel Administration, Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Public Administration or Clinical/School/Industrial-Organizational Psychology may substitute for one (1) year of the required professional experience.


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.

  • Possession of one of the following degrees from an accredited college or university: Juris Doctorate (J.D.), Ph.D. or Master’s degree in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Master’s degree in Human Resources Management, Master’s degree in Public Administration, or Master’s in Business Administration with an emphasis in Organizational Behavior
  • Two (2) years of work experience in employee relations and labor negotiations
  • Demonstrated experience and ability in working with union organizations, other City departments/agencies, and government officials  

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 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

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.

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

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

If you have specific questions regarding this 1244 Senior Personnel Analyst position at the SFGH HR Labor Relations Division, please contact the hiring manager, Louise Brooks Houston, directly at Louise.BrooksHouston@sfdph.org.

If you have any other questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the analyst, Yvette Gamble, by telephone at (415) 554-2911, or by email at Yvette.Gamble@sfdph.org.


Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at


  1. 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.
  2. In accordance with the Civil Service Rules, qualifications, including any required license and/or certificate, must remain current throughout the duration of employment. If required for the position, failure to demonstrate/show proof of a current license and/or certificate may result in dismissal and/or termination from employment.  

Verification of Education, Experience, and/or License/Certificate:

Applicants may be required to submit verification (proof) of qualifying education, experience, and/or license/certificate at any point in the application, examination or departmental selection processes. Verification of 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.  City and County of San Francisco (CCSF) employees do not need to submit verification of their City employment, but must submit written verification of outside experience. San Francisco City and County 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.   

When requested, applicants must submit a photocopy of their degree and/or transcript from an accredited college or university as proof of qualifying education.  When requested, applicants must also submit a photocopy of their license/certificate.  Failure to submit verification of education, experience, and/or license/certificate, when requested, may result in the rejection of the application.

Selection Procedures

Departmental Selection Procedures:

Applicants meeting the Minimum Qualifications are not guaranteed advancement in the selection process. Only those candidates deemed best qualified will continue in the departmental selection process, which may include, but not be limited to an oral interview and/or a performance test. 

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.


Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at:

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.

Medical Examination:
Prior to appointment, at the Department’s expense, applicants may be required to take a TB screening test, and a medical examination.  







Issued:  July 20, 2015 (reissued November 13, 2015)
Micki  Callahan
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: PEX-1244-065750
DPH/YG/(415) 554-2911  (01125689)














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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