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Full Time Position -- San Francisco Public Utilities Commission -- Environmental Review (2 of 2 positions)

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  • asha.weinstein@sjsu.edu
    ... The following SFPUC environmental planning positions are being advertised (http://www.sfgov.org/site/jobs_index.asp). The successful employees would
    Message 1 of 1 , Sep 15, 2004
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      ----- Forwarded by Asha Weinstein/SJSU on 09/15/2004 01:15 PM -----

      The following SFPUC environmental planning positions are being advertised
      (http://www.sfgov.org/site/jobs_index.asp). The successful employees would
      conduct environmental review of the proposed rehabilitation of the Hetch
      Hetchy system. The positions are funded by the SFPUC's Capital Improvement
      Program division but the employees would be
      supervised by the SF Planning Department.

      The deadline for applications is MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 20.

      5299 Planner IV - Environmental Review
      5299 Planner IV
      Environmental Review
      Filing Deadline: September 20, 2004
      Appointment Type: Provisional
      Salary: $79,066-$96,096 Annually
      Date Issued: September 3, 2004
      APPOINTMENT TYPE AND DURATION:
      Provisional Appointment. The duration of the assignment is three years. An
      incumbent with provisional status will be required to participate in the
      next Civil Service examination for this classification to be considered
      for
      permanent appointment
      COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
      In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers flexible benefit
      plans
      with pre-tax elections which include: medical and dental insurance;
      Retirement Plan; Deferred Compensation Plan; Social Security; Long-term
      Disability Plan; Life Insurance; 11 paid holidays per year; 9 floating
      holidays; 10 to 20 vacation days per year depending on years of service.
      EXAMPLES OF DUTIES:
      The Environmental Planner IV position will be supervising Environmental
      Planner III's, responsible for California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA)
      compliance of projects associated with a major Capital Improvement Program
      (CIP) for the rehabilitation of the Hetch Hetchy System. The CIP is a $3.6
      billion 13-year program comprised of 77 local and regional projects to
      repair, replace and seismically upgrade Hetch Hetchy, the Bay Area water
      delivery system. The 77 projects consist of 45 local water projects and 35
      regional water projects to ensure future reliability and delivery of
      potable
      water to San Francisco, Alameda, San Mateo and Santa Clara counties.
      The San Francisco Planning Department, as a Lead Agency under CEQA, is
      preparing a Programmatic Environmental Impact Report (EIR) for the Capital
      Improvement Program, and numerous project specific EIR's, Negative
      Declarations and Categorical Exemptions under the CIP. The anticipated
      projects would cover all aspects of the water delivery system, including
      but
      not limited to work on dams, reservoirs, pipelines, tunnels, pump stations
      and other water delivery infrastructure.
      The Environmental Planner IV will be involved in the preparation and
      completion of the CEQA documents necessary for CEQA _and National
      Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) if required_ compliance of the CIP. The
      Planner IV will oversee and supervise Environmental Planner III's, and be
      expected to manage and coordinate with the San Francisco Public Utilities
      Commission (SFPUC) all necessary activities required for CEQA analysis,
      scoping, and completion of EIR's, Negative Declarations and Categorical
      Exemptions for specific projects within the CIP. The Planner IV would have
      additional duties with respect to the management and coordination of the
      Programmatic EIR for the CIP, as well as supervisory duties over the
      Planner
      III's and the CEQA documentation for the individual CIP projects.
      Under general direction, the Planner IV assists in directing the
      activities
      of planners performing environmental review; preparing budgets and
      schedules
      to complete environmental review projects; gathering, analyzing, and
      interpreting environmental data and preparing CEQA recommendations;
      preparing and reviewing difficult and complex environmental evaluations
      and
      reports to insure compliance with the California Environmental Quality
      Act,
      the San Francisco Administrative Code, and other governmental regulations
      and guidelines; supervising the work of staff and consultants, and
      performing related duties as required. This class is distinguished from
      the
      next lower class of Planner III-Environmental Review in that it has line
      supervisory responsibility, and may act for the Environmental Review
      Officer
      in that individual's absence.
      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
      1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or
      university AND six (6) years of progressively responsible experience
      performing environmental review activities including two (2) years of
      experience supervising either staff, consultants or major environmental
      review projects; OR
      2. A Master's degree in Environmental Studies, City, Regional or Urban
      Planning or related fields such as Architecture, Landscape Architecture,
      Civil Engineering, Geography, Urban Studies, Public Administration, Law,
      or
      Economics AND either four (4) years of experience performing environmental
      review activities including two (2) years of experience supervising either
      staff, consultants or major environmental review projects; OR four years
      of
      progressively responsible environmental review experience in a city and/or
      regional planning environment and a working knowledge of environmental
      review activities including two years of experience supervising either
      staff, consultants or major environmental review projects; OR
      3. An equivalent combination of education and experience performing
      environmental review activities or working in a city and/or regional
      planning environment in an environmental review/city planning environment
      including two (2) years of experience supervising either staff consultants
      or major environmental review projects.
      NOTE: Environmental review activities are activities performed pursuant to
      the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), National Environmental
      Policy Act (NEPA) and/or environmental regulatory compliance, research,
      planning and economic or statistical analysis.
      APPLICATION PROCEDURE:
      Verification: Verifications must be submitted at the time of filing.
      The education requirement must be met by submitting a photocopy of the
      official transcript or diploma from an accredited college or university.
      Verification of outside experience must be on employer's letterhead and
      must
      show the name of the applicant, job title (s), duties, dates of service
      (month/day/year) and must be signed by the employer or appropriate
      representative. To verify the level and scope of outside experience
      applicants may be required to submit additional information and/or
      documentation. Employees of the City and County of San Francisco may
      submit
      performance evaluations to verify qualifying City and County experience.
      City and County employees will receive credit for the duties of the class
      to
      which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's
      class will only be allowed if recorded in accordance with the provisions
      of
      the Civil Service Commission Rules. City and County employees who qualify
      based upon a combination of City and County and outside experience must
      also
      verify the outside experience. Verification may be waived if impossible to
      obtain. Applicant must submit a signed statement with the application
      explaining why verification cannot be obtained. Requests for waivers will
      be
      considered on a case-by-case basis. To Apply: Submit a completed SFPUC
      Provisional Employment Application form, required verification of
      education
      and qualifying experience and a resume with a cover letter to:
      SFPUC Human Resource Services
      1155 Market Street, 8th Floor
      San Francisco, CA 94103
      Attn: 5299 Planner IV-Environmental Review
      Mailed materials must be received in this office by September 20, 2004.
      Faxed applications are not acceptable. Applications may be obtained from
      this office and at Department of Human Resources, 44 Gough Street, San
      Francisco and will be available from September 3, 2004 through September
      20,
      2004.
      Applicants will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Those
      applicants most qualified will be offered interviews.
      In compliance with the Immigration and Reform Act of 1986, all persons
      entering City and County employment will be required to prove their
      identity
      and authorization to work in the United States.
      Reasonable accommodations under accommodations legislation will be made so
      that applicants with disabilities may participate in the application
      and/or
      selection process. Applicants requesting accommodations should do so by
      calling (415) 554-1670; TDD (415) 554-1672.
      MINORITIES, WOMEN AND PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES
      ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY
      AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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