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    5298 Planner III Environmental Review (REGISTER) Recruitment #REG-5298-053853 Department: Human Resources Analyst: Titus Whitehead Date Opened:
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      5298 Planner III Environmental Review
      (REGISTER)
      Recruitment #REG-5298-053853


      Department: Human Resources
      Analyst: Titus Whitehead
      Date Opened: 6/27/2007 8:00:00 AM
      Filing Deadline: Continuous
      Salary: $81,822.00 - $99,476.00/year
      Job Type: Employment Register Process
      Employment Type:
      Full-Time
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      INTRODUCTION



      This is an Employment Register Announcement. Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. A supplemental application and detailed resume is required. The names of candidates who meet the required education and experience standards will be placed on an employment register for one year. Candidates not selected during this one year period may request that their eligibility be extended or reapply when their name is removed from the register.



      Under direction, the Planner III Environmental Review participates in all phases of the environmental review process for complex projects related to CEQA (California Environmental Quality Act) and NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act). Essential functions include, but are not limited to: analyze, evaluate and prepare reports related to complex environmental review projects; provide lead role in coordinating and managing difficult environmental review cases; provide information to the public on environmental review procedures; and performs related duties as required.


      Minimum Qualifications



      1. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND four (4) years of verifiable full time equivalent experience performing environmental review functions OR
      2. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university AND four (4) years of verifiable full time equivalent experience in a city/regional/urban planning environment with a working knowledge of environmental review OR
      3. Master's degree from an accredited college or university in City/Regional/Urban Planning or Environmental Studies or related field (see Notes) AND two (2) years of verifiable full time equivalent experience performing environmental review functions OR
      4. Master's degree from an accredited college or university in City/Regional/Urban Planning or related field (see Notes) AND two (2) years of experience in a city and/or regional planning environment with a working knowledge of environmental review

      Notes:

      1. Related fields include architecture, law, earth sciences, geography, economics, landscape architecture, civil engineer, urban studies, and public administration.

      2. Experience can be substituted on a year by year basis for education

      3. Working knowledge of environmental review is experience in the preparation of documents for entities such as California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA), California Department of Fish and Game, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Regional Water Quality Control Board, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).



      How to Apply



      Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are being accepted through an online process. Visit www.jobaps.com/sf to begin the application process by registering an account.

      * Click and select the desired job announcement
      * Click on "Apply" and read and acknowledge the information
      * Click on "I am a New User" if you have not previously registered, or on "I have Registered Previously"
      * Follow instructions given on the screen

      If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst Beverly Lee at (415) 557-4876.

      Computer kiosks are located in the lobby of the Department of Human Resources, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, for use by the public. The hours of operation are from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

      Supplemental Application

      Each applicant is required to prepare a supplemental application. The supplemental application will be used to confirm possession of minimum qualifications, to evaluate training and experience of applicants, and to evaluate candidates. Failure to submit the supplemental application will delay application processing and eligibility for employment. Attachment of a resume to the online application is also required. Information on the Job Application and Supplemental Application may be made available to hiring departments.

      Verification of Education and Experience

      Verification of education is required. Print a Document Cover Sheet to use for submissions. Documents can be submitted in the following ways:

      1. Upload the documents through JobAps;

      2. Fax to (415) 551-8935, Attention to 5298 Planner III Environmental Review

      3. Send via US postal mail to the Department of Human Resources, Attn: class 5298, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103

      4. Hand deliver the documents to the Department of Human Resources, Attn: class 5298, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103

      5. Scan and send as an attachment to beverly.lee@...

      Verification of experience may be required at any time during the application, examination, or departmental selection process. Failure to provide verification may result in disqualification from the selection process. If verification of experience is requested, the following applies:

      1. City and County employees receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will only be credited if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules.

      2. City employees who meet the professional engineering experience based on employment with the City and County of San Francisco are not required to provide verification of qualifying experience. City employees who qualify based on a combination of City employment and outside employment are not required to provide verification of City employment, but MUST verify outside qualifying experience (see 3a. below).

      3. Applicants not employed by the City and County of San Francisco MUST verify all qualifying experience as follows:
      a. All qualifying experience must be on the employer's letterhead and must show the name of the applicant, job title(s), dates of employment, hours per week worked, description of duties and must be signed by the employer or appropriate representative.
      b. A waiver of the verification of qualifying experience may be granted in unusual circumstances where verification is impossible to obtain. The candidate must submit a letter which includes the classification number and title (if applicable), the reason for the waiver request, the name and location of the employer, the dates of employment, the title of the position, and the duties performed. Waiver requests will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

      Selection Procedures

      The names of all qualified candidates will be placed on an employment register for referral to hiring departments. Candidates' scores and ranks on the register will be determined by an evaluation of the supplemental application. Departments will contact applicants whose experience/skills match department needs and will conduct further selection processes to make final hiring decisions. Applicants selected for hire by a department will be placed on an eligible list for permanent appointment to that department.

      Candidates on the employment register may NOT reapply until their period of eligibility has expired. Qualified applicants who choose to reapply after their period of eligibility has expired may request retention of their previous score and rank from the employment register in lieu of filing a new application and supplemental.

      The eligibility period for successful candidates will be twelve (12) months. The Certification Rule for this selection procedure will be Rule of the List. No refusals will be allowed.

      Employment, Character and Background Investigation:

      Prior to appointment in some departments, candidates being considered for hire may be required to complete a personal history statement and pass a background investigation to determine fitness for employment. The investigation is limited to job-relevant and legally mandated matters and may include a reference check, verification of employment history and education, military and financial history, fingerprinting, and criminal and motor vehicle records. All statements are subject to verification, and deliberate inaccuracies or incomplete statements may bar the candidate from employment.

      Transportation Security Administration (TSA) Security Clearance:

      Candidates for employment with the San Francisco Airport Commission whose job duties require unescorted Air Operations Area (AOA) access are required to provide a complete employment history for the past ten (10) years and an explanation of all gaps in employment during that period. The past ten (10) years of the candidate's employment will be verified. In addition, candidates will be required to undergo a criminal history check, including FBI fingerprints, in order to determine eligibility for security clearance, and will be required to undergo drug/alcohol screening. Per Civil Service Commission Rule Section 110.9.1, every applicant for an examination must possess and maintain the qualifications required by law and by the examination announcement for the examination. Failure to obtain and maintain security clearance may be basis for termination from employment with the Airport Commission.

      Conclusion

      Qualified applicants with disabilities requiring reasonable accommodation for this process MUST contact the analyst by phone at (415) 557-4876 (Voice) or, if hearing impaired, (415) 557-4810 (TDD), or in writing to the Department of Human Resources (class 5298 Planner III Environmental Review), 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 as soon as possible.

      General information concerning City and County of San Francisco employment policies and procedures may be found in the pamphlet entitled "Important Employment Information". This information, including information regarding appeals of the terms of this announcement, is part of the terms of all announcements. The pamphlet is available at the Department of Human Resources Information Center, 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor. Read the entire announcement and the pamphlet before you fill out your Employment Application.

      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.

      COMBINED
      PROMOTIVE AND ENTRANCE

      James Horan, Acting Director, Department of Human Resources
      Issued: June 27, 2007
      Announcement No.: 053853
      Team 3/BL (415) 557-4876
      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.
      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, typically a 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact your departmental personnel officer.
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