Community Benefits Deputy Director

Posted by

San Francisco Public Utilities Commission (SFPUC)

Published 19 days ago

November 2, 2020
October 16, 2020
$116,376 - $1,485,380


Community Benefits Deputy Director

(0923 Manager II)

Salary: $116,376.00 - $148,538.00/year

Deadline: 10/16/2020 5:00:00 PM

Full job description and to apply, visit:


San Francisco’s Public Utilities Commission seeks a confident, results-oriented manager who is passionate about the environment and public service. The ideal candidate will stay current with best practices and trends in equity, organizational development, and community benefits. In addition, the candidate should have familiarity with environmental justice, equitable economic empowerment, collective impact, corporate social responsibility, and public private partnerships. They will also enjoy working in a fast-paced, supportive environment where collegiality, professionalism, teamwork, and an appreciation for fun are valued.

Position Description

Reporting to the Director of Community Benefits within the External Affairs Bureau, the Deputy Director for Community Benefits will be responsible for developing, implementing, and overseeing management systems essential to the day-to-day functions of the Community Benefits Team. These duties will include but are not limited to managing the following: budget, contracts, hiring, program management and the development of organizational workflows and processes. The Deputy Director will be responsible for identifying opportunities for continuous improvements, as well as flagging and solving for financial and operational needs. The role will embrace and support a culture of transparency while utilizing data to drive improvements.

While the Deputy Director will primarily focus on the inner workings of the Community Benefits division, the position will also work collaboratively across External Affairs with Policy & Government Affairs and Communications partners, as well as across our Water, Power, and Sewer Enterprises. The Deputy Director will have a strong ability to foster cooperative and diverse working relationships.


This leadership role will also be responsible for supporting the Community Benefit program and the direct staff supervision of up to 4 direct reports and including a Budget and Contract Analyst. The Deputy Director will lead high-priority special projects and initiatives and provide as-needed support to ensure SFPUC and Community Benefit program priorities are met. 

Essential Functions

• Management and oversight of Community Benefits program areas including environmental justice, land use, education, workforce and public arts programming

• Implementation of best practices in equity, diversity and inclusion for the Community Benefits Division

• Management of operational activities and priority projects of the Community Benefits Division including budgeting, contracting and financial management

• Develops hiring plans and executes staffing strategies with an emphasis on diversity, equity and inclusion

• Evaluates procedures and systems, identifies and analyzes problems and issues implements new procedures for the Community Benefits program and division

• Performs work in a fast-paced environment and multitasks 

• Class 0923 Manager II performs other related duties as required.


If you are interested in a job like this, we are looking for people that have the following:

Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college; AND

Three years (3) years of professional experience developing and/or implementing policy, advocacy, social responsibility and/or community/economic development. 


Education Substitution: 

Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of two (2) years.) One (1) year is equivalent to thirty (30) semester units/forty-five (45) quarter units.

Desirable Qualifications:

Advanced degree with major coursework in Public Policy, Planning, Business Administration, Law, Environmental Studies, or Social Services.

• Two (2) or more years of supervisory experience. 

Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.


Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process.

Note: Falsifying one’s education, training, or work experience or attempted deception on the application may result in disqualification for this and future job opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.

If education verification is required, information on how to verify education requirements, including verifying foreign education credits or degree equivalency, can be found at 

Verification of required work experience typically must be on the employer’s letterhead, and must include the applicant’s name, job title, description of job duties, dates of employment, hours per week, and signature of the employer, supervisor, or appropriate representative.  

Employees of the City and County of San Francisco may submit performance evaluations showing duties performed to verify qualifying City experience. City employees will receive credit for the duties of the class to which appointed. Credit for experience obtained outside of the employee's class will be allowed only if recorded in accordance with the provisions of Civil Service Commission Rules. CCSF employees will not receive credit for experience obtained outside of their classification unless recorded in accordance with the provisions of the Civil Service Rule 110.9.1/111A.11.2.  

Experience claimed in self-employment will only be accepted if supported by documents verifying income, earnings, business license and experience comparable to minimum qualifications above. Copies of income tax papers or other documents listing occupation and total earnings must be submitted.


Verification of required valid licensure/certification typically must be a photocopy of the license/certificate including the name of the issuing agency as well as the name of the license/certificate holder, license/certificate number, and expiration date.

Equal Employment Opportunity: 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.


Community Benefits Deputy Director

(0923 Manager II)

Salary: $116,376.00 - $148,538.00/year

Deadline: 10/16/2020 5:00:00 PM

Full job description and to apply, visit:…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional


525 Golden Gate Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94102

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