SFPUC believes that investing in the development of local workers and local small businesses strengthens our communities and ensures a strong pipeline of skilled and diverse workers for today and tomorrow.
We are committed to supporting local small businesses that present new employment opportunities and serve as the building blocks to creating a vibrant community.
- Contractors Assistance Center: (located in Bayview Hunters Point) provides technical assistance and capacity to local small businesses to increase their ability to compete for SFPUC and City contracting opportunities.
We are committed to supporting workforce development programs that train and connect local youth and adults to job training, work experience, apprenticeship, employment, and promising careers.
SFPUC Careers webpage: provides information about SFPUC-related internships, apprenticeships, pre-apprenticeships, and employment opportunities, including:: Project Pull, YouthWorks, CityWorks (SSIP Internship Program), SFUSD internships, City Hall Fellows Program, Student Engineers, CityBuild Academy, The Garden Project, San Francisco Conservation Corps, and other internships, trainee programs, and employment opportunities.
Project Learning: real-world, project-based, work and learning experiences for youth and young adults provided through partnerships with dozens of community organizations. These programs fit into three categories.
Academic Enrichment Projects: focus on getting young people interested in STEM careers (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) through academic lessons and technologies
Community Engagement Projects: focus on development of multi-media materials and delivery of youth-led community presentations related to key SFPUC public awareness campaigns
Community Garden / Urban Agriculture Projects: focus on community gardening, urban agriculture, horticultural classes, and related training