3302 Admission Attendant

Recruitment #TEX-3302-903356


Temporary Exempt (TEX) Appointment

This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the appointing officer, pursuant to the City & County of San Francisco Charter.  Any person occupying a position under exempt appointment shall not be subject to civil service selection, appointment and removal procedures. 

The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco are seeking Admissions Attendants to work in an on-call/as-needed capacity. Employees in this class sell tickets, admit patrons to the facilities, and perform other duties as required. The essential functions include: selling, distributing, and/or collecting tickets, passes, memberships, and other products; operating a cash register or a computerized system to register sales transactions; setting up money trays to make change for patrons; preparing deposits to bank monies; providing customer service and information to patrons and staff; assisting with crowd control, counting visitors, and verifying admission receipts; assisting in the issuance of will call tickets; greeting and meeting groups and school tours; assisting with coat check and information area; maintaining inventory of admission tickets, audio sets, and other products; and checking and ensuring automated systems are functioning properly by cleaning, dusting, replacing, and/or changing receipt tapes, ticket rolls, and ink cartridges.

Work Schedule: As-Needed schedules vary based on the needs of the museums. Positions are scheduled for less than 20 hours per week and may not exceed 1,040 hours within a twelve (12) month period.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities: According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job code (class) and are not intended to be an inclusive list.

1. Sells, distributes and/or collects tickets, passes, memberships, and other products by personally receiving various types of payment from patrons of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco. Operates a cash register or a computerized system to register sale transactions.

2. Sets up money trays by obtaining sufficient amounts of different denominations of dollars and coins in order to make change for Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco patrons.

3. Prepares deposits by summarizing all receipts on a daily basis and preparing forms such as cash reconciliation sheets and deposit slips in order to bank monies at the end of a shift.

4. Provides excellent customer service and information; responds to patrons' requests for directions and information about facilities & fees and other questions to aid patrons in their use and enjoyment of facilities and to actively promote sale of membership, audio tour, and products sold by the organizations.

5. Assists with crowd control, counts visitors, and verifies admission receipts; assists in the issuance of will call tickets; and assists with information area.

6. Maintains inventory of admission tickets and other products by tracking and maintaining appropriate level of inventory.

7. Checks and ensures automated systems are functioning properly by cleaning, dusting, replacing, and /or changing receipt tapes, ticket rolls, and ink cartridges. Contacts outside vendors for any repair if needed.


Minimum Qualifications

Education and Training:  

One (1) year (2000 hours) verifiable experience as an admission attendant, cashier, or comparable position which requires assisting customers and handling cash on a daily basis.

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

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, @famsf.org, @ccsf.edu).

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.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Ramon Williams, by telephone at 415-750-3616, or by email at rwilliams@famsf.org.


Selection Plan

Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be implemented in order to determine candidates' qualifications.

Only those applicants who most closely 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.

Hiring managers will conduct a brief interview session with selected applicants. Chosen applicants will then go through an orientation before being on-boarded as a TEX As-Needed Admission Attendant with the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco.

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.


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://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process 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: March 14, 2019 

Micki Callahan

Human Resources Director

Department of Human Resources

Recruitment ID Number TEX-3302-903356



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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