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Workforce and Economic Development

Being a good neighbor means investing in our local workforce and our local businesses. SFPUC provides individuals and small businesses with valuable tools, training and economic opportunities. These investments support a strong, inclusive, local economy and a skilled, diverse, local workforce for today and tomorrow.

Access to Rewarding Career Pathways

students standing in the operational control roomWe are passionate about providing people in our service areas with access to rewarding SFPUC-related careers. We are proud to be supporting and leading workforce development planning efforts at the regional level as well. SFPUC does this work in partnership with other water and wastewater utilities, government agencies, education institutions, nonprofit organizations, foundations, private industry, and others. Together, we are committed to supporting workforce development programs that train and connect local youth and adults to job training, work experience, apprenticeship, employment, and rewarding careers.

Our SFPUC Careers webpage provides information about SFPUC-related internships, apprenticeships, pre-apprenticeships, and employment opportunities, including: Project Learning, Project Pull, YouthWorks, SSIP CityWorks, SFUSD internships, San Francisco Fellows Program, Student Engineers, CityBuild Academy, The Garden Project, San Francisco Conservation Corps, and many more.

Access to Business Opportunities

We are committed to supporting local small businesses that present new employment opportunities and serve as the building blocks to creating a vibrant community. Through our Contractors Assistance Center, we provide local community contractors and small businesses with the tools and resources needed to compete for City-funded contracts. Located in the Bayview Hunters Point, the Center offers a wide range of services from classroom-style workshops and one-on-one counseling to networking events.

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Last updated: 1/19/2017 4:18:44 PM