Bureau Manager, Bureau of Street Use and Mapping (San Francisco Public Works)

City and County of San Francisco, CA - San Francisco, CA

The Bureau of Street-use and Mapping (BSM) is one of four bureaus in the Infrastructure Design and Construction Division (IDC) of San Francisco Public Works. The Bureau Manager of BSM reports to the Deputy Director for Infrastructure and City Engineer. BSM ensures that City sidewalks and streets are safe and accessible by permitting, inspecting and enforcing the use of the public right-of-way, including street excavations, street improvements, street use, sub-sidewalk basements, construction-related night noise, sidewalk repairs and minor right-of-way encroachments.

SF Public Works is seeking an experienced manager with leadership skills to oversee the BSM. The Manager manages about 120 employees who issue 20,000 permits, perform 17,000 inspections and work on approximately 500 mapping and surveying projects annually. The ideal candidate will have experience managing programs that oversee permitting and inspection of the public right of way.


  1. Possession of a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university; AND
  2. Six (6) years of verifiable managerial experience (all of which must include supervisory responsibility); AND
  3. Six (6) years of verifiable experience in any combination of the following areas: engineering; architecture; land surveying and mapping; construction management; right-of-way permitting, inspection and code compliance enforcement; AND
  4. Possession and maintenance of a valid class C driver's license

Substitution: Additional qualifying experience as described above may be substituted for the education requirement for up to two years. (One year of work experience is equal to 30 semester or 45 quarter units).

Additional Notes:

  • One year full-time employment is equivalent to 2,000 hours (2,000 hours of qualifying work experience 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 employment.
  • A valid out-of-state driver's license is acceptable during the application process.
  • Applicants must meet the minimum qualification requirement by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.


The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify job finalists at the end of the selection process when candidates are referred for hiring.

  • Supervisory experience with responsibility over teams of twenty (20) or more and/or second line level supervision
  • Licensed Professional Engineer, Professional Land Surveyor, or Licensed Architect.
  • Bachelor's or master's degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in engineering, land surveying, or architecture.
  • Over ten years of working in the following fields in any combination: engineering; architecture; land surveying and mapping; construction management; right-of-way permitting, inspection and code compliance enforcement.
  • Proven ability to identify risks, anticipate and solve problems, and deliver all work safely, on scope, schedule, and budget.
  • Proven ability to work effectively with employees, executive management and stakeholders including city government departments, private businesses, contractors, developers, architects and expediters and drive win-win solutions.
  • Experience managing and supervising a diverse workforce in a large complex organization.
  • Ability to use complex computer applications and software.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to communicate up/down and between disciplines/lay people/stakeholders. Experience presenting information and/or resolving issues in community meetings and making presentations to elected or appointed officials, boards, or commissions.

Salary: $165,412 to $211,094/year.

Apply immediately on-line at www.allianceRC.com. For questions and inquiries, contact Sherrill Uyeda at suyeda@alliancerc.com or Cindy Krebs at ckrebs@alliancerc.com or (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.

Posted On: Wednesday, November 6, 2019

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