Job Posting: Bay Resources Permits Program Supervisor

San Francisco Bay Conservation & Development Commission

Bay Resources Permits Program Supervisor

$9,268.00 - $11,522.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

The Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory) will serve as the manager of the Bay Resources Permits Program and supervise employees in the classifications of Senior Environmental Scientist (Specialist) and Coastal Program Analyst I/II/III,  and advise the Commission and its staff on scientific and technical issues related to Bay resources. These resources include water surface area and volume, fish and other aquatic organisms, wildlife, tidal marshes and tidal flats, subtidal areas, sand and shell deposits, and fresh water inflow into the Bay. Typical projects that are reviewed include wetland restoration projects, habitat projects, flood control management projects, docks and piers, underwater pipelines, and many other projects that affect the ecology of the San Francisco Bay.

The Bay Resources Permit Program intersects with the work of other state and federal regulatory resource agencies in their protection of the Bay’s natural resources. The manager of the Bay Resources Permits Program supports implementation of BCDC’s mission, and the California Natural Resources Agency’s (CNRA) policy initiatives related to protecting ecosystems in the face of climate change.

You will find additional information about the job in the Duty Statement.

Working Conditions

This is a full-time, permanent position. 

An office in downtown San Francisco. Telework may be available for this position in accordance with BCDC Telework Policy and Procedures.  Some in-state travel may be required.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Bay Resources Permits Program Supervisor
$9,268.00 - $11,522.00

Effective July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2022, State employees are subject to a 9.23% salary reduction in exchange for 16 hours of the Personal Leave Program 2020 (PLP 2020) per month.

# of Positions:
Work Location:
San Francisco County
Job Type:
Permanent, Full Time

Department Information

The award-winning San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) is a State of California government agency located in the City of San Francisco with regulatory and planning responsibilities over the San Francisco Bay, the Suisun Marsh, salt ponds, and along the Bay Area’s nine-county shoreline. BCDC is guided in its actions by state and federal laws, policies, and regulations including: the McAteer-Petris Act, Suisun Marsh Preservation Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, San Francisco Bay Plan, Suisun Marsh Protection Plan and various special area plans. Through its laws and policies, BCDC oversees hundreds of miles of shoreline and helps facilitate the implementation of the San Francisco Bay Trail and the San Francisco Bay Area Water Trail.

Department Website:

Application Instructions

Dates printed on Mobile Bar Codes, such as the Quick Response (QR) Codes available at the USPS, are not considered Postmark dates for the purpose of determining timely filing of an application.

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Who May Apply

Individuals who are currently in the classification, eligible for lateral transfer, eligible for reinstatement, have list eligibility, are in the process of obtaining list eligibility, or have SROA and/or Surplus eligibility (please attach your letter, if available). SROA and Surplus candidates are given priority; therefore, individuals with other eligibility may be considered in the event no SROA or Surplus candidates apply.

Applications will be screened and only the most qualified applicants will be selected to move forward in the selection process.
Applicants must meet the Minimum Qualifications stated in the Classification Specification(s).

How To Apply

Complete Application Packages (including your Examination/Employment Application (STD 678) and applicable or required documents) must be submitted to apply for this Job Posting. Application Packages may be submitted electronically through your CalCareer Account at When submitting your application in hard copy, a completed copy of the Application Package listing must be included. If you choose to not apply electronically, a hard copy application package may be submitted through an alternative method listed below:

Address for Mailing Application Packages

You may submit your application and any applicable or required documents to:

San Francisco Bay Conservation & Development Commission
Attn: Human Resources Office
455 Market St. Suite 228
San Francisco, CA 94105

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

You may drop off your application and any applicable or required documents at:

San Francisco Bay Conservation & Development Commission
Human Resources Office
455 Market St. Suite 228
San Francisco, CA 94105
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM

Required Application Package Documents

The following items are required to be submitted with your application. Applicants who do not submit the required items timely may not be considered for this job:

  • Current version of the State Examination/Employment Application STD Form 678 (when not applying electronically), or the Electronic State Employment Application through your Applicant Account at All Experience and Education relating to the Minimum Qualifications listed on the Classification Specification should be included to demonstrate how you meet the Minimum Qualifications for the position.
  • Resume is required and must be included.
  • Other - Three (3) References
  • Other - Brief Writing Sample (5 pages or less)
Applicants requiring reasonable accommodations for the hiring interview process must request the necessary accommodations if scheduled for a hiring interview. The request should be made at the time of contact to schedule the interview. Questions regarding reasonable accommodations may be directed to the EEO contact listed on this job posting.

Desirable Qualifications

In addition to evaluating each candidate's relative ability, as demonstrated by quality and breadth of experience, the following factors will provide the basis for competitively evaluating each candidate:

The successful candidate will lead BCDC’s Bay Resources Permits Program and serve as a lead scientific and technical consultant for the Program. The work involves natural resource protection and restoration, accomplished largely by overseeing staff review of project proposals, permit applications, and related environmental documents submitted to BCDC by project proponents. These projects typically raise substantial scientific and technical issues related to the natural resources of the San Francisco Bay, habitat protection and restoration, wetland restoration, and the use of land and water.

We are seeking a forward-thinking, talented, and highly motivated manager able to deal with many requests at the same time. It is essential that you possess the ability to manage a small, multi-disciplinary team that is working in a rapidly changing regulatory environment. We are looking for someone with good judgment, leadership qualities, negotiation skills, ability to apply laws, science, and policies in a well-reasoned, equitable and creative way, enthusiasm, and knowledge of San Francisco Bay resources. This role requires communication with BCDC executive staff, management, and all other staff as well as permit applicants, project stakeholders, and other government agencies. We are looking for a person who enjoys training, teaching, empowering, and evaluating staff, and can build and lead a strong, motivated team capable of consistently delivering high quality products on time.


Benefits include Paid Vacation/Sick Leave or Annual Leave; Public Transit Subsidy; 11 Paid Holidays each calendar year; Health, Dental, and Vision Benefits; 401(k) & 457 plans; Public Service Loan Forgiveness; Medical Reimbursement Accounts; and Deferred Compensation and Retirement Benefit Programs.

General State Employment Benefits and Protections

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Contact Information

The Human Resources Contact is available to answer questions regarding the application process. The Hiring Unit Contact is available to answer questions regarding the position.

Department Website:
Human Resources Contact:
Anissa Kotey
(415) 352-3639
Hiring Unit Contact:
Brad McCrea
(415) 352-3615

Please direct requests for Reasonable Accommodations to the interview scheduler at the time the interview is being scheduled. You may direct any additional questions regarding Reasonable Accommodations or Equal Employment Opportunity for this position(s) to the Department's EEO Office.

EEO Contact:
Peggy Atwell
(415) 352-3638
California Relay Service: 1-800-735-2929 (TTY), 1-800-735-2922 (Voice) TTY is a Telecommunications Device for the Deaf, and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TTY Device.

Examination for Candidate Eligibility

The Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisor) examination is given by the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR).  

Access the exam at:

Please note that if you have not successfully participated in the respective examination or are not a current or former State employee who meets the minimum qualifications for the Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory) classification, you cannot be considered for this job vacancy.

Applying for the Position

The job opening is at the BCDC; however, the California Coastal Commission handles BCDC’s personnel work. To apply for this position, submit the following documents:

You may submit your application packet in one of three ways:
  1. Apply online at the State of California’s CalCareers website   
  2. Email application packet to; or
  3. Mail application packet to the following address:

Human Resources Office
California Coastal Commission
455 Market Street, Suite 200, Room 228
San Francisco, California 94105-2421

(415) 904-5430 or toll free (866) 831-2540

In the Examination/Job Title section of the CA State Application (std678), indicate the position you are applying for [BCDC – Senior Environmental Scientist (Supervisory)] and indicate the basis for your eligibility.

Submit applications only to the address indicated above. Do not mail, fax or email applications to the California Department of Human Resources (CalHR) or the California State Personnel Board (SPB).

Need help with the application process? We can walk you through it! Contact Anissa Kotey, Human Resources Analyst, at 415-352-3639 or or the California Coastal Commission’s Human Resources Office at (415) 904-5430 or

The position will be open until filled. Applications received by May 16, 2021 will be given priority consideration.  Applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. No relocation expenses will be reimbursed.  

Questions? For more information about BCDC or this position, visit our website at or contact Brad McCrea, Regulatory Program Director, at (415) 352-3615 or

Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of California is an equal opportunity employer to all, regardless of age, ancestry, color, disability (mental and physical), exercising the right to family care and medical leave, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, military or veteran status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religious creed, sex (includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and related medical conditions), and sexual orientation.

It is an objective of the State of California to achieve a drug-free work place. Any applicant for state employment will be expected to behave in accordance with this objective because the use of illegal drugs is inconsistent with the law of the State, the rules governing Civil Service, and the special trust placed in public servants.

Application Methods:
Electronic (Using your CalCareer Account)
By Mail