Contract Compliance Officer I, Office of Civil Rights, Contract Compliance Office – SF Municipal Transportation Agency

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Job title: Contract Compliance Officer I, Office of Civil Rights, Contract Compliance Office – SF Municipal Transportation Agency

Company: City and County of San Francisco

Job description: Company DescriptionAPPOINTMENT TYPE: Permanent Exempt – Full Time not to exceed three (3) years –This position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive Civil Service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the Appointing Officer.Application Opening: May 23, 2024
Deadline to Apply: 11:59PM Pacific Time on June 7, 2024
Recruitment ID: 147639Salary: $112,632 to $136,916 annuallyPlease Note: A cover letter and resume must be attached to the online application.Division: Office of Civil Rights
Section/Unit: Contract Compliance Office
Work Location: 1 South Van Ness, 6th Floor, SF
Work Hours: Monday- Friday, 8AM-5PMGeneral DescriptionThe Contract Compliance Office (CCO) is responsible for ensuring that SFMTA meets its obligation to provide opportunities to small, disadvantaged, and local businesses pursuant to the San Francisco Charter and Administrative Code, as well as state and federal regulations. The CCO is responsible for implementing small business contracting and workforce policies for SFMTA contracts.Project DescriptionThe SFMTA has contracts that must meet local, state or federal program requirements for utilizing small, disadvantaged and local businesses that are monitored by the SFMTA CCO. This position will provide compliance monitoring to two high profile SFMTA projects. The first is the Potrero Yard Modernization Project, a Private Public Partnership (P3) project that is the first of its kind both nationally and for the City and County of San Francisco, which is to construct a bus facility that will serve as an operational and maintenance home to battery electric buses and enable the efficiency for ground transportation citywide. This will be the nation’s first joint development of a bus maintenance facility with housing integrated on-site. The second is the Train Control Upgrade Project that will provide a state-of-the-art Communication-Based Train Control System (CBTC) covering MUNI’s entire 74-mile light rail network. The project is to design, furnish, integrate, test and commission CBTC Equipment to be installed in Muni’s Central Control locations and data centers, on wayside infrastructure, and in SFMTA’s Siemens LRV4 vehicles. The new system will provide the tools to deliver more reliable, faster, higher-frequency, higher-capacity Muni Metro service throughout San Francisco.Job DescriptionPosition DescriptionUnder general supervision, the Contract Compliance Officer I (CCOI) administers programs of compliance with equal opportunity/affirmative action in contracting, workforce policies, and performs related duties as assigned. Examples of compliance programs may include, but not be limited to, SBE/DBE Federal compliance programs, San Francisco’s Local Business Enterprise (LBE) program (SF Administrative Code Chapter 14B), etc. This is the full journey level class in the Contract Compliance series.Examples of Important and Essential Duties

  • Creates a mechanism to accurately track payment information, LBE sub participation, LBE designations and the number of LBEs utilized from specific zip codes, etc.; and enters payment data into the mechanism created; prepares LBE reports.
  • Collects, maintains, analyzes and tracks LBE data from the Lead Developer’s/Design Builder’s quarterly and annual reports.
  • Requests, tracks and verifies SBE/DBE participation, utilization data, and payment information; prepares SBE/DBE reports for numerous stakeholders.
  • Requests, utilizes and enters information into data systems as required by SFMTA.
  • Investigates and resolves non-compliance by parties to city/state/federal requirements and recommends procedures to ensure compliance to all contract provisions which promote equal opportunity objectives and support workforce development goals in departmental programs and activities; and interprets relevant laws and legislation.
  • Advises department managers and/or serves as subject matter experts at hearings involving implementation of laws, executive orders, regulations, and procedures pertaining to equal opportunity, workforce and LBE/SBE/DBE program enforcement.
  • Partners with city agencies and other stakeholders to promote assigned programs; maintains liaison with minority groups, human relations organizations and related public and private organizations concerned with advancing equal opportunity/affirmative action in contracting objectives and workforce policies/requirements; interprets potentials and limitations of program and policies and keeps management advised regarding equal opportunities, workforce development policies/requirements and matters as related to contracts.
  • Develops program techniques and criteria and provides the methods of achieving equal opportunity/affirmative action in contracting objectives in contracts and workforce development policies; disseminates and implements equal opportunity policy statements; directs preparation of related correspondence and reports.
  • Reviews and monitors contract developments and selection processes to ensure achieving equal opportunity/affirmative action in contracting objectives, enforcement of workforce development policies; conducts physical on-site inspections.
  • Attends meetings of human rights, community and equal opportunity groups, advisory councils, City, State and Federal agencies and commissions, and others involved in equal opportunity practices and workforce development; participates in meetings and conferences for pre-bid/proposal and pre-award consideration of contract provisions pertaining to equal opportunity.
  • Prepares instructions for distribution to department managers on equal opportunity/affirmative action in contracting and/or workforce development activities as related to contract compliance. Directs preparation of, approves, and signs a variety of related correspondence, documents and reports.
  • Performs other related duties and responsibilities as assigned.

QualificationsMINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSEducation:
Possession of a Baccalaureate Degree from an accredited college or university with coursework in industrial relations, social sciences, or a related field.Experience:
Two (2) years of experience reviewing, monitoring, or developing contract or other compliance programs involving contracts, ordinances, or vendors. Such experience must have included:a) Providing technical direction on procurement, negotiation, and contract bidding procedures to ensure compliance with all contract requirements; OR
b) Promoting equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination objectives in contracting; OR
c) Monitoring and enforcing prevailing wage, wage and hour laws, or labor standards, OR
d) Construction contracts or construction management experience in monitoring and enforcing prevailing wage, wage and hour laws, or labor standards; OR
e) Public policy or program development related to health care coverage/access or family work-life balance OR
f) Reviewing, monitoring and enforcing workforce development policiesSubstitution:
Education Substitution – Additional experience as described above may substitute for the required degree on a year-for-year basis. One (1) year of experience will be considered equivalent to thirty (30) semester or forty-five (45) quarter units.Education Substitution – Completion of a State of California approved building trades apprenticeship program may substitute for two (2) years of the required degree.Experience Substitution – Possession of a Master’s Degree in industrial relations, social sciences or a related field or a Juris Doctorate Degree may substitute for one (1) year of the required experience.Notes:
1. Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications by the final filing date unless otherwise noted.2. One (1) year full-time experience is equivalent to 2000 hours. (2000 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 experience.Desirable Qualifications:
The stated desirable qualifications may be used to identify candidates advancing to the interview process and/or to identify job finalist(s) at the end of the selection process when referred for hiring.

  • Experience in reviewing, monitoring and enforcing compliance program(s), legislation, policy directive(s), rule(s) and/or regulation(s)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with diverse groups
  • Detailed-oriented
  • Ability to cope with adversarial work situations
  • Ability to successfully handle a heavy workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to prioritize competing work assignments and exercise good judgment in establishing priorities
  • Team player that can also work independently
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Computer/technical literacy (e.g., Microsoft Applications)

Additional InformationVerification
Applicants may be required to submit verification of qualifying education and experience at any point during the recruitment and selection process. More information can be found at: . 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.Selection ProcessApplications will be screened for relevant qualifying experience. Additional screening mechanisms may be used to determine candidates’ qualifications. Only those applicants who most closely meet the needs of the Agency will be invited to move forward in the selection process.This recruitment may be utilized to fill similar positions in this classification at SFMTA.For questions or inquiries, please contact the analyst, Melissa Lee at melissa.lee@sfmta.comAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.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.

Expected salary: $112632 – 136916 per year

Location: San Francisco, CA

Job date: Fri, 24 May 2024 22:20:31 GMT

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