Senior Clerk

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San Francisco, California
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 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 7.5% of compensation. For more information on these provisions, please contact the personnel office of the hiring agency.

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Duration of Position: 

As needed

Position Description: 

The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) is accepting applications for our 1406 Senior Clerk -As-Needed Clerical Temporary Pool. We are searching for experienced, detailed-orientated administrative professionals to participate in our As-Needed Temporary Clerical Pool to be available for temporary assignments throughout the Airport. Assignments may range from a week to few months.  Individuals may perform a variety of complex clerical/secretarial work for one or more managers, section heads, or comparable level administrators.  Visit official job announcement on the City & County of San Francisco’s employment website at:  1406 Senior Clerk - As Needed Clerical Pool .   

Position Responsibilities: 

Temporary As-Needed employees do not have preset schedules. Assignments may range from a week to few months and will typically be Monday to Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. On occasion, there may be special assignments in the evenings.


Under general supervision, the As Needed Senior Clerk performs difficult, responsible and specialized clerical work, such as: scheduling and calendaring meetings and making travel arrangements; proof-reading, checking and reviewing a variety of documents for completeness and accuracy; making regular contacts with the public and other departmental personnel, providing information and answering inquiries; gathering, preparing and maintaining a wide variety of records, reports and documents relative to office operations.

The essential functions of this position include:

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook.
  • Operates office equipment, including calculators, photocopiers, scanners, and fax machines.
  • Receives a variety of telephone calls and walk-ins and routes such calls and individuals to proper places.
  • Processes mail: opens, time stamps, sorts and distributes the incoming mail; stuffs and seals envelopes;   makes daily pickup and delivery to ensure timely mailing and receipt of mail.
  • Compiles information and data necessary for the preparation of various departmental reports in which judgment may be exercised in the selection of data and materials.
  • Performs related duties as required
Required Qualifications: 
  1. Two (2) years (equivalent to 4000 hours) of verifiable clerical experience including preparing and  maintaining a variety of records and/or documents, filing, use of office equipment, public contact and processing of incoming and outgoing mail; OR
  2. Eighteen (18) months (equivalent to 3000 hours) of verifiable clerical experience as described in #1 and completion of a clerical training program (240 hours); OR
  3. Eighteen (18) months (equivalent to 3000 hours) of verifiable clerical experience as described in #1 and 15 semester units (or equivalent quarter units) of coursework from an accredited college or university.
How to Apply:

Applications for City and County of San Francisco jobs are only accepted through an online process. Visit to register an account (if you have not already done so) and begin the application process.

-  Select the desired job announcement

-  Select “Apply” and read and acknowledge the information

-  Select either “I am a New User” if you have not previously registered, or “I have Registered Previously”

-  Follow instructions on the screen

Computers are available for the public (from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday) to file online applications in the lobby of the Dept. of Human Resources at 1 South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor, San Francisco.

Applicants may be contacted by email about this announcement and, therefore, it is their responsibility to ensure that their registered email address is accurate and kept up-to-date.  Also, applicants must ensure that email from CCSF is not blocked on their computer by a spam filter.  To prevent blocking, applicants should set up their email to accept CCSF mail from the following addresses (,,,,,,,,,,,,

Applicants will receive a confirmation email that their online application has been received in response to every announcement for which they file.  Applicants should retain this confirmation email for their records.  Failure to receive this email means that the online application was not submitted or received.

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.

If you have any questions regarding this recruitment or application process, please contact the exam analyst, Maria Rincon, by telephone at (650)821-2017, or by email at

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