5380 Summer Student Intern Program

Recruitment #IFO-5380-056037



City and County of San Francisco

2010 Summer Student Intern Program
Engineering · Architecture · Landscape Architecture · Planning · Surveying · GIS

The City and County of San Francisco is seeking student interns for various architecture/engineering disciplines, to provide support to in-house Engineering · Architecture · Landscape Architecture · Planning · Surveying · GIS staff.  The City Departments that employ interns are the Airport Commission (SFO), Department of Building Inspection (DBI), MTA Municipal Railway (Muni), MTA Department of Parking and Traffic (DPT), Port of San Francisco (Port), Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Department of Public Works (DPW), and Recreation and Park Department (RPD).  Interns will gain on-the-job experience under the guidance of experienced professional engineers, architects, planners and surveyors.  Interns will participate in various activities in the respective City Departments.

Positions may be available in the following Areas:

· Architecture   · Geographic Information System   · Structural Engineering    · Civil Engineering    
· Hydraulics    · Surveying   · Computer Science/Information Services   · Landscape Architecture  
· Traffic/Transportation Engineering   · Construction Management   · Mechanical Engineering   
· Traffic/Transportation Planning   · Electrical Engineering   · Planning    · Utilities Engineering
· Environmental/Sanitary Engineering   · Project Management   · Water Resources


Starting Salary:      Class 5380 - $1,857 (Bi-weekly)

Minimum Qualifications:

At the time of filing, the applicant must be in an accredited Engineering · Architecture · Landscape Architecture · Planning · Surveying GIS Program at a university or a related field at a junior college.  An applicant can be employed up to six (6) months after graduation; otherwise, the applicant must be returning to their undergraduate program or entering a graduate program in Fall 2010. 

How to Apply:

Submit the following (a) Cover letter (limited to 1 page), briefly addressing your interest in Engineering · Architecture · Landscape Architecture · Planning · Surveying · Geographic Information System discipline area(s) and career goals, (b) a current resume; (c) 2010 Student Intern Application; and, (d) your current college transcript.  Copies of transcripts will be accepted.  If transcripts are being sent under separately, make sure to include your name and ID number.  Failure to submit a copy of college transcripts with cover letter and resume may result in rejection of application.  Submission date for college transcripts may be extended if it is impossible to obtain them by the filing date.  Applicants must submit a signed statement explaining why transcripts cannot be obtained by the filing date.  Extension requests will be granted on a case-by-case basis.  It is the applicant’s sole responsibility that all application materials and support documentation be received in a complete and legible form.

General Information regarding CCSF Employment Policies and Procedures can be found at http://www.sfgov.org/site/sfdhr_page.asp?id=46208 or a hard copy can be obtained at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, SF, CA.

Terms of Announcement: 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.

Conviction History forms: As part of the application process, an applicant must also fill out a Conviction History form. Please note that the conviction history form should not be submitted with a job application unless you are instructed to do so in the job announcement.

Reasonable Accommodation Request:  Information on requesting reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities can be found at: http://www.sfgov.org/site/sfdhr_page.asp?id=46205#applicants_with_disabilities

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 US.

Application packages may be submitted On-Line at:


All file attachments should be in PDF format.

Close of Filing will be on Saturday, May 1, 2010.  No applications will be accepted after that day. 

Questions may be emailed to studenttrainee@flysfo.com

Qualified applicants, who are selected for an interview, will be notified of the exact date, time, and place of the interview.  Please be sure to provide us with your e-mail address.

Minorities, Women and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to Apply

An Equal Opportunity Employer





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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.


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, typically a 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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