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[GreenYes] Employment Opportunity


TITLE:     Secretary, Commission on the Environment
APPOINTMENT TYPE:   Permanent Exempt
APPLICATION DUE DATE:  September 14, 2001 or until filled (Deadline
SALARY RANGE:    $51,350 - $62,426


The Commission on the Environment (COE) sets the policies for the
Department of the Environment for the City and County of San Francisco.
The COE is a body of seven members, each of which serves a four-year
term, appointed by the Mayor. The Commission reviews, investigates and
makes recommendations to policies proposed for adoption by any City
agency regarding conformity with the long-term plan for environmental
sustainability. The Commission Secretary provides support to the COE and
its committees; corresponds with the public, media and other government
officials; researches policies and provides policy support; and performs
other duties requested by the Commissioners or Director of the


The Commission Secretary assists with research and drafting of
environmental resolutions; researches and provides background
information on upcoming agenda items; prepares reports and makes
recommendations; researches and provides updates on environmental
legislation; reviews, tracks, and reports on ordinances, resolutions,
rules and procedures.

The Commission Secretary responds to and maintains contact with
community members; promotes and publicizes COE activities; schedules
meetings in various communities; maintains COE web site; represents the
Commission to the public, media and other government officials;
maintains and expands the Departmental contact information and
distribution list.

The Commission Secretary manages the departmental data base; posts
notices, prepares and distributes minutes for meetings; assists in
coordinating hearings and setting agendas; staffs meetings and/or task
forces; acts as back-up for public inquiries (reception/phones);
maintains accurate minutes, notices, records and files; alerts and
informs COE to deadlines, requirements, rules and regulations.


1. Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university, AND
2. Two (2) years of verifiable professional experience related to the
3. Any combination of education and experience as described above
equivalent to six years.


Considerable knowledge of administration; modern office methods and
procedures; charter provisions and ordinances pertaining to the
Commission and its related activities.
Experience using software applications such as word processing and
Familiarity with local environmental issues and organizations.

HOW TO APPLY: Mail a cover letter and resume outlining your
qualifications to:

Commission Secretary Search Committee
Department of the Environment
11 Grove Street
San Francisco, CA 94102

Submittal Deadline: September 14, 2001, or until position filled

For more information on the Department see the web site


Screening: Applications will be screened for relevant qualifying
experience. Not all applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will
be interviewed.

Reasonable accommodation will be made so that qualified applicants with
disabilities may participate in the application process. Applicants
requesting accommodation should do so by calling (415) 554-6390.

In compliance with the Immigration and Reform Act of 1985, all persons
entering City and County employment will be required to prove their
identity and authorization to work in the U.S.

Designated employees will be required to file Statements of Economic

An Equal Opportunity Employer 
Minorities, Women, and Persons with Disabilities are encouraged to apply

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