Full Time Position -- San Francisco Public Utilities Commission -- Environmental Review (2 of 2 positions)
- ----- 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
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
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
In addition to competitive salaries, the City offers flexible benefit
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
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
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
III's and the CEQA documentation for the individual CIP projects.
Under general direction, the Planner IV assists in directing the
of planners performing environmental review; preparing budgets and
to complete environmental review projects; gathering, analyzing, and
interpreting environmental data and preparing CEQA recommendations;
preparing and reviewing difficult and complex environmental evaluations
reports to insure compliance with the California Environmental Quality
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
next lower class of Planner III-Environmental Review in that it has line
supervisory responsibility, and may act for the Environmental Review
in that individual's absence.
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,
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
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.
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
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
performance evaluations to verify qualifying City and County experience.
City and County employees will receive credit for the duties of the class
which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's
class will only be allowed if recorded in accordance with the provisions
the Civil Service Commission Rules. City and County employees who qualify
based upon a combination of City and County and outside experience must
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
considered on a case-by-case basis. To Apply: Submit a completed SFPUC
Provisional Employment Application form, required verification of
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
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
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
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