7347 Plumber

Recruitment #PEX-7347-100125

Introduction

Appointment Type: Permanent Exempt. The position is excluded by the Charter from competitive civil service examination process. The successful candidate shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer.

Department Overview

The Port of San Francisco is an enterprise agency of the City and County of San Francisco and is governed by a Commission of five members appointed by the Mayor. The Port Commission is responsible for overseeing a broad range of waterfront commercial, maritime, and public access facilities that are held in public trust for the people of California. The Port’s jurisdiction covers approximately 7.5 miles of waterfront land from Pier 98, near Hunter’s Point in the southern part of San Francisco, to Fisherman’s Wharf in the northern part of the City. The Port’s diverse business portfolio includes over 550 ground, commercial, retail, office, industrial and maritime industrial leases including cargo shipping, ship repair, excursion boats, ferry boats, fishing and fish processing/distribution, tourism, filming, harbor services, and cruise-shipping. With some of the most modern and flexible shipping-terminal facilities on the West Coast, as well as naturally deep water, the Port can handle just about any type of cargo, including containers, break-bulk, neo-bulk, automobiles, and project cargoes. The Port of San Francisco has many internationally recognized landmarks such as Fisherman’s Wharf, Pier 39, the Exploratorium, the Ferry Building and Oracle Park, home of the San Francisco Giants baseball team. With its unique and historic properties, the Port is home to a variety of tenants and uses. The Port Commission over the last five decades has led a remarkable transformation of the Port; maintaining its industrial maritime heritage while developing new uses, including commercial and public activities, that have helped San Francisco remain one of the most visited and popular cities on the globe.  

Position Description

The Port is in the process of advancing technological solutions for the tracking and reporting of sanitary sewer pump functions to fulfill regulatory requirements from the Bay Area Regional Water Quality Control Board, the Port is implementing as part of its sanitary sewer management plan the installation of a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) automated controls system for remote monitoring of the Port's sewer ejector pump stations.  In addition, the Port has many facilities that require sprinkler system improvements  to insure continued regulatory compliance.

Work in collaboration and support of a skilled multi-craft team in the installation, calibrating, and testing of a SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) automated controls system for the Port of San Francisco’s sewer ejector pump stations. Review reports of identified sprinkler system deficiencies and repair recommendations, field verify deficiencies and perform repairs as assigned. Journey level proficiency in performing the following tasks: cuts, bends, assembles and installs various pipes, fittings and fixtures for water, sanitary, drainage, heading, gas and other plumbing systems which involves the performance of hand, bench and maintenance plumbing tasks.  Installs, alters, repairs or replaces all plumbing fixtures, valves, fittings and other plumbing parts and equipment.  Repairs and installs new water drainage lines, waste and sewage pipes.  Checks plumbing fixtures for leaks and other defects; opens and cleans clogged drains, pipes and traps.  Responds to plumbing system emergencies.  Works on water from boats; above and below piers and wharves.  Performs other duties as assigned.  

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.

Education: Completion of high school AND completion of a recognized five (5) -year Apprenticeship in the craft.  

Experience: Three (3) years of experience as a journeyman plumber.

License and Certification: Possession of a valid California driver’s license (to be presented at time of employment). Applicants selected for employment must be insurable and maintain insurability under the department’s automobile liability insurance policy.

Substitution: Additional qualifying journey level experience may be substituted for the required plumbing apprenticeship on a year-for-year basis.

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 PEX-7347-100125

•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.

Please contact Lyneé Atkins at (415) 274-0441, or by email at Lynee.Atkins@sfport.com if you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process.

Selection Plan

The application materials will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidates’ qualification. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the hiring 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 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

The application materials will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidates’ qualification. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the hiring department will be invited to participate in the selection process.

Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement to the interview.

 

Applicants with disabilities who meet the minimum eligibility requirements for this job announcement can find information on requesting a reasonable ADA Accommodation at: http://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#applicantswithdisabilities.

 

General Information concerning City and County of San Francisco Employment Policies and Procedures 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.

 

Micki Callahan, Director

Department of Human Resources  

Announcement #0100125

Issued:  November 13, 2019

Port/LA (415) 274-0441

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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