6220 Inspector of Weights and Measures

Recruitment #TEX-6220-110405

Introduction

*ANNOUNCEMENT UPDATED 7/28/2021 TO REFLECT NEW CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT*

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here.

6220 INSPECTOR OF WEIGHTS AND MEASURES

April 21, 2021 & May 5, 2021:  Extended deadline for additional applicants. 
Applicants are encouraged to file immediately as this recruitment may close at any time,
but no earlier than May 21, 2021.

Appointment Type:  Temporary Exempt.  In accordance with San Francisco Charter Section 10.104, exempt employees serve at the discretion of the appointing authority.  The qualified applicant pool resulting from this recruitment may be utilized to fill vacancies at various locations within DPH.  

The San Francisco Department of Public Health's Environmental Health Branch is accepting applications for a full-time, Temporary Exempt 6220 Inspector of Weights and Measures vacancy.  Applicants must participate in a Civil Service Examination for this job classification to be considered for permanent appointment.

Job Description:
Under general supervision, class 6220 Inspector of Weights and Measures inspects and tests weighing and measuring devices, petroleum products, and packaged commodities for labeled content and retail price verification inspections; carries out, interprets, and enforces policies and procedures relative to inspection activities; regularly explains applicable laws, policies, rules and regulations to employees, businesses, and the public; and maintains records and prepares reports on inspection activities.  

The 6220 Inspector of Weights and Measures performs essential duties including, but not limited to the following:

 

  • Investigates complaints concerning illegal weights and measures practices; 
  • Conducts field tests of various weighing and measuring devices;
  • Inspects pre-packaged meats and other packaged commodities;
  • Enforces state and county laws related to weights and measures by issuing warning notices and citations;
  • Takes samples of gasoline and other petroleum products;
  • Answers questions from the general public related to weights and measures; serves as a source of information and maintains good public relations;
  • Assists with annually calibrating all field standards and on the job training; and
  • Writes daily inspection reports and investigative reports, as required by law.  

 

The 6220 Inspector of Weights and Measures performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications

1)  Possession of any two (2) of the required three (3) valid County Weights and Measures Inspector licenses issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture:

    • Weight Verification License
    • Measurement Verification License
    • Transaction and Product Verification License

AND

2)  Possession of a valid California Driver License.

One (1) year of full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience is based on a forty (40) hour work week). Any overtime hours that you work above forty (40) hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment.  Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.

Notes: 

  • Following is a link to information about the California Department of Food and Agriculture's (CDFA) next licensing examinations for County Weights and Measures Inspector:  https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/exec/county/Exam_Weights_Measures_Inspector.html
  • Within twelve (12) months of hire, 6220 Inspector of Weights and Measures employees must obtain the third valid County Weights and Measures Inspector License issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

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 a valid California Class A or B Driver License
  • Bilingual fluency in another language (e.g. Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese)
  • Public outreach experience (e.g. cold calls)
  • Computer skills
  • Experience with high volume regulatory inspections and enforcement actions
  • Experience effectively managing conflict/confrontational situations

Verification:
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
https://sfdhr.org/how-verify-education-requirements

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.

Verification of required education is typically a photocopy of the degree or transcript from an accredited college or university.  

Verification of required full-time equivalent 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 authorized representative.    

Verification of a required license/certificate/registration is typically a photocopy of the document, including the name of the issuing agency as well as the name, license/certificate/registration number, and expiration date of the license/certificate/registration holder.   

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. 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.   

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

In line with the Official Public Health Order to slow the spread of COVID-19, “shelter-in-place” has been issued for all San Francisco residents that is expected to be in effect until further notice. As a result, Department of Human Resources (DHR)’s office (located at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103) is currently closed to the general public. If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Human Resources Analyst listed on this announcement.

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 analyst, Eliot.Watt@sfdph.org.

Selection Procedures

Departmental Selection Procedures:  
The department may implement screening mechanisms in order to determine applicants’ qualifications for this position. Applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through all steps in the selection process. Only applicants most closely meeting the needs of the department will be invited to continue in the selection process. 





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

Statement on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion:

At the City and County of San Francisco, we share a commitment to a diverse, inclusive and equitable community. Each member of our organization is responsible and accountable for what they say and do to make San Francisco an inclusive and equitable place to live and work by employing fair and just practices to and for all.

Licensure/Certification/Registration:

Valid licensure/certification/registration as a requirement to perform the job must be kept current throughout duration of employment. Failure to demonstrate/show proof of possession of required valid licensure/certification/registration may result in dismissal and/or termination of employment. 

Note on Electronic Health Record (EHR):

The Department of Public Health (DPH) is implementing a unified Electronic Health Record (EHR) system and DPH employees must demonstrate competency in the use of the system that is appropriate for their classification as a condition of employment.

Note on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

Some positions in the Department of Public Health will require the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), including but not limited to gloves, gowns, eye and face protection, and face-fitting respirators. The requirement for the use of PPE may come on short or no notice. Facial hair or any condition that interferes with a face-fitting respirator’s seal (i.e. comes between the sealing surfaces of the respirator and the wearer’s bare skin) is not permitted when face-fitting respirators are worn, including during initial or periodic respirator fit-testing.

Employees who choose not to shave and do not have either American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Accommodations do not have the right to alternate work assignments or the option of using a loose-fitting Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) in place of a Face Fitting Respirator.

Medical Examination: 

Prior to appointment, at the Department’s expense, applicants may be required to take a tuberculosis (TB) screening test, medical examination, and/or drug test.

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.  In line with the Official Public Health Order to slow the spread of COVID-19, “shelter-in-place” has been issued for all San Francisco residents that is expected to be in effect until further notice. As a result, Department of Human Resources (DHR)’s office (located at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103) is currently closed to the general public. If you have any questions, please feel free to email the Human Resources Analyst listed on this announcement.
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.

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://sfdhr.org/information-about-hiring-process#applicantswithdisabilities 

 

 

 

Issued:  April 9, 2021
Carol Isen
Human Resources Director
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number:  TEX-6220-110405
DPH/EW/(415) 554-2522  (#01147672)

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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