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Security Guard (8202) – City and County of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA 94102, USA
Exam Type: Class-Based Testing (CBT)
Eligible List Type: Entrance
Certification Rule: Rule of the Ten Score List
Fill Type: Permanent Civil Service – Full-time
Work Hours: Regular
Job Code and Title: 8202 Security Guard
Salary: $53,248.00 – $64,662.00/year
Application Opening: Monday, November 22,2021
Application Filing Deadline: Tuesday, December7,2021
Analyst Name: Hana Mendoza email – firstname.lastname@example.org
Under direct supervision, the essential functions of the 8202 Security Guard may include but are not limited to the following. According to Civil Service Commission Rule 109, the duties specified below are representative of the range of duties assigned to this job class and are not intended to be an inclusive list.
Patrol public buildings and grounds for public safety and to safeguard property against damage, hazardous situations such as fires and other unusual conditions
Enforce rules and regulations governing the access to and use of public facilities and prevents the entry of unauthorized persons on premises
Prepare routine reports of time and work done and patrols according to department specific protocols
Make routine contact with the public and personnel
Observe and be aware of the surrounding environment; recognize potentially dangerous situations and react appropriately.
In a hospital or other institution, secures emergency supplies and materials for wards; places and removes tables and chairs in classrooms when needed
May perform part-time incidental duties such as: operate elevator, relieve on switchboard, park cars, and perform minor maintenance and cleanup tasks; and other duties as assigned.
This is a city-wide recruitment. There are vacancies for this position in various departments and locations.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS – 8202 SECURITY GUARD
One year of verifiable experience as a security officer
Possession of all the following three requirements:
1. Current California Security Guard Registration Card issued by the California State Bureau of Security and Investigative Services
2. High School Diploma or G.E.D. Certificate
3. Valid state motor vehicle operator’s license
Notes: Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications by the final filing date unless otherwise noted. One-year full-time experience is equivalent to 2000 hours and is based on a 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 experience.
Verification: Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point in the recruitment process. Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
One year of full-time employment is equivalent to 2000 hours, on 40 hours work week. Any overtime hours that you work above forty hours per week are not included in the calculation to determine full-time employment. For more information on verification, please visit the following link: http://www.sfdhr.org/index.aspx?page=20#verification
Minimum Qualification Supplemental Questionnaire with Training and Experience Evaluation (Qualifying):
In addition to completing the online employment application, candidates will be prompted to complete a supplemental questionnaire that is designed to obtain specific information regarding an applicant's experience in relation to the Minimum Qualifications for this position. This step is required for a full application submission.
Security Guard – Multiple Choice Examination: (Weight 100%):
Qualified candidates will be administered a written multiple-choice test to determine their relative knowledge, skill, and ability level in one or more of the following job-related areas as appropriate: Ability to write accurate and clear reports of incidents; knowledge of safety and security procedures to include the general techniques and practices for public safety and preventing loss or damage to public facilities; and ability to deal tactfully with the public and staff by providing customer service in a polite, helpful, and effective manner.
This is a standardized written multiple-choice examination. In accordance with Civil Service Rule 111.11.4, inspection privileges do not apply to the questions and answers in this examination. The multiple-choice exam will be administered either on a computer or in a paper format. Qualified candidates will be notified of the type of exam format in their exam appointment notification.
Date(s) of Examination: Only those applicants meeting the Minimum Qualifications will be notified of the exact date, time, and place to report to the examination. Requests for an alternative test date may be considered in limited circumstances and must be submitted to the analyst within five (5) calendar days of the announcement notice test date.
Eligible List/Score Report: A confidential eligible list of applicant names that have passed the civil service examination process will be created and used for certification purposes only. An examination score report will be established, so applicants can view the ranks, final scores, and number of eligible candidates. Applicant information, including names of applicants on the eligible list, shall not be made public unless required by law. However, an eligible list shall be made available for public inspection, upon request, once the eligible list is exhausted or expired and referrals resolved. The eligible list/score report resulting from this civil service examination process is subject to change after adoption (e.g., as a result of appeals), as directed by the Human Resources Director or the Civil Service Commission. The duration of the eligible list resulting from this examination process will be of 24 months and may be extended with the approval of the Human Resources Director. To find Departments which use this classification, please see https://sfdhr.org/sites/default/files/documents/Forms-Documents/Position-Count-by-Job-Codes.pdf .
The certification rule for the eligible list resulting from this examination will be Rule of the Ten Score. Additional selection processes may be conducted by the hiring department prior to making final hiring decisions.
HOW TO APPLY
Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Select the “I’m Interested” button located at the top right of this page. Then, follow the directions on the screen.
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. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a city and county of San Francisco completed application for this position or any position.
Applicants should receive a confirmation email in response to every announcement for which they file. After reading the email, retain it for your records. Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received. It is applicants’ responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date, and they must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter. To prevent blocking, set up your 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).
If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Hana Mendoza, by telephone at 415-557-4808, or by email at email@example.com.
Terms of Announcement and Appeal Rights – 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. [Note: The correction of clerical errors in an announcement may be posted on the Department of Human Resources website at: https://careers.smartrecruiters.com/CityAndCountyOfSanFrancisco1/
The terms of this announcement may be appealed under Civil Service Rule 110.4. Such appeals must be submitted in writing to the Department of Human Resources, 1 S Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103-5413 by close of business on the 5th business day following the issuance date of this examination announcement. Information concerning other Civil Service Commission Rules involving announcements, applications, and examination policies, including applicant appeal rights, can be found on the Civil Service Commission website at http://sfgov.org/civilservice/rules. Please attention your appeal to Hana Mendoza, Senior Human Resource Analyst.
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 .
Additional Information Regarding Employment with the City and County of San Francisco:
Information About The Hiring Process
Employee Benefits Overview
Equal Employment Opportunity
Disaster Service Worker
Seniority Credit in Promotional Exams
Right to Work
Copies of Application Documents
The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities, and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.
Exam Type: Entrance
Human Resources Director: Carol Isen
Department of Human Resources
Recruitment ID Number: CBT-8202-REF2446N
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.
The City and County of San Francisco encourages women, minorities and persons with disabilities to apply. Applicants will be considered regardless of their sex, race, age, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition (associated with cancer, a history of cancer, or genetic characteristics), HIV/AIDS status, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, military and veteran status, or other protected category under the law.