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The Port

The Port of San Francisco is an enterprise agency of the City and County of San Francisco and is governed by a Commission of five members appointed by the Mayor. The Commission is responsible for overseeing a broad range of waterfront commercial, maritime, and public access facilities that are held in public trust for the people of California. The Port’s jurisdiction covers approximately 7.5 miles of waterfront land from Pier 98, near Hunter’s Point in the southern part of San Francisco, to Fisherman’s Wharf in the northern part of the City. The Port’s diverse business portfolio includes over 550 ground, commercial, retail, office, industrial and maritime industrial leases including cargo shipping, ship repair, excursion boats, ferry boats, fishing and fish processing/distribution, tourism, filming, harbor services, and cruise-shipping. 

Current Openings (as of July 31, 2015)

0923 Manager II, Finance, Grants and Contracts Manager
Finance & Administration Division

Under general administrative direction, this position functions as the Finance, Grants and Contract Manager for the Port of San Francisco. This position is responsible for preparing the biennial revenue and expenditure budget, tracking expenditures and revenues, developing strategies to address variances and grants management; and managing the contracts administration. The Finance, Grants and Contracts Manager works with all Port divisions to prepare a budget that most effectively allocates the Port’s resources to meet strategic goals; and develops, plans, and/or performs complex, sensitive and detailed analytical work.

0933 Manager V, Information Systems Manager
Finance & Administration Division

Under the administrative direction of the Port’s Finance and Administration Division, the Port’s IS Manager plans, directs and coordinates the information systems operations and activities for the Port of San Francisco including systems design, systems development, cross-department coordination of data and information, and information systems operation and maintenance. This position is chiefly responsible for partnering with business units to ensure applications drive business value for the Port, and systems support those critical applications. This position has direct responsibility for managing the Port’s strategic applications and for directing the complex enterprise systems and network that support the business environment of the Port. This position manages key IS projects that enhance operations and enable the revenue generating divisions of the Port to increase effectiveness through technology. This position is responsible for leading an applications group that implements and maintains technology applications appropriate to the Port’s needs, and an infrastructure group that provides for a stable and secure environment for desktop and mobile devices.

0932 Manager IV, Assistant Deputy Director of Development
Planning & Development Division

The Assistant Deputy Director of Development position is a senior position requiring leadership, pragmatism, negotiating skill, deep transactional experience, management acuity and charisma. The Assistant Deputy Director of Development oversees and directs public-private partnership development projects on Port property, including financial, regulatory, legal, and community acceptance aspects. The position is responsible for negotiating complex real estate transaction agreements. The scope of responsibilities of the position includes all public-private development projects on the Port’s 7 ½ miles of waterfront property. Most projects are large-scale, complex and politically sensitive, with potential significant impacts on the economic vitality of the Port and City. Many of the projects are managed jointly with the City’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development.

1822 Administrative Analyst, Grants and Budget Analyst
Finance & Administration Division

This 1822 Administrative Analyst position is in the Finance and Administration Division of the Port of San Francisco. The position will work under the general direction of the department’s Budget Manager and perform difficult and detailed professional-level analytical work in a variety of functional areas, including: grants solicitation and oversight, budget development and administration, and financial/fiscal analysis and reporting.   Essential functions include but are not limited to: identifying grant opportunities and assisting with grant applications; guiding grant accept/expend legislation through the City’s approval process; monitoring and reporting on grant spending; monitoring departmental expenditures to ensure funding parameters are met; assisting with the development of policies and procedures related to the grants program; performing analysis and consulting with managers for resource planning and development of annual budget estimates; on a biennial basis, updating the Port’s annual budget book and the City’s Budget and Performance Management System (BPMS); updating performance metrics in BPMS; and providing analytical support and performing other related duties as assigned.

Piledriver Engine Operator (9331)

Under the direction and supervision of the Piledriver Supervisor, the Piledriver Engine Operator operates and maintains barge mounted and mobile land based cranes that support piledriving operations. This position may work independently or as part of a piledriving crew. As a member of a piledriving crew may perform a variety of work in the repair and construction of piers, wharves and related substructures and may be required to participate in placing, driving and capping pile, laying stringers and decking, framing timbers, demolition and removal of decayed or damaged structural or non-structural members.

This position also performs preventive and corrective maintenance of cranes and piledriving equipment; fuels cranes; conducts pre and post operational checks of the entire crane system; participates in the inspection and certification of cranes and auxiliary equipment; and other related duties as required. The nature of the work may require operating cranes under adverse weather conditions.

0931 Manager III, Superintendent of Harbor Maintenance 
Maintenance Division

Under direction, the Superintendent of Harbor Maintenance is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of eight (8) sections of the Maintenance Division which include a diverse cross-section of crafts and project responsibilities such as street cleaning and repair, carpenters, cranes, electricians, painters, plumbers, roofers and sheet metal crews. This Superintendent is responsible for planning, coordinating and directing the work of eight supervisors; preparing and monitoring capital and operating budgets; managing staffing levels, evaluating performance, schedules and prioritizing; and meeting project demands while ensuring quality control and employee safety. This position also coordinates and collaborates with City and Port staff, tenants, vendors and contractors and manages resources by initiating and approving purchases for just in time arrival of materials and supplies.


In addition to competitive salaries, the Port of San Francisco offers flexible benefit plans with pre-tax elections that include:

»» Medical and dental insurance;
»» Vision care plan;
»» Flexible spending account;
»» Retirement plan;
»» Deferred compensation plan;
»» Long-term disability plan;
»» Management Training Fund;
»» 11 paid holidays per year;
»» Floating holidays;
»» 10 to 20 vacation days per year depending on years of service;
»» 5 days of paid executive leave per year;
»» Up to 100 hours paid administrative leave per year;
»» 13 sick leave days per year; and
»» Credit Union.

Port of San Francisco Employment Opportunities

City and County of San Francisco Employment Opportunities

Last updated: 7/31/2015 12:21:35 PM
Port of San Francisco
Pier 1, The Embarcadero, San Francisco, CA 94111