Service Desk Support Analyst Job at San Francisco, San Francisco County, California

Service Desk Support Analyst

City and County of San Francisco , California

Job Information 



Mid Level


$73,996.00 - $91,702.00 Annually

Application Deadline 


No Application Deadline

Recruitment Type 

Open Competitive


Company Description

IMPORTANT: Your application MUST include responses to the supplemental questionnaire found HERE.

Applicants must complete the supplemental questionnaire prior to starting the online application process.  Application will not be reviewed without completed supplemental questionnaire.

The Department of Technology is the centralized technology services provider within San Francisco City & County government, delivering technology infrastructure and services to approximately 33,000 employees and 800,000 residents. The department has an annual operating budget of over $130M and contains over 220 employees. Core service areas include: Infrastructure and Operations, Technology Security, Service Delivery & Management, Enterprise Applications, Project Management Office, Public Safety Systems & Wiring, Affordable Housing Broadband, Technology Administration, Policy & Governance and IT Public Communications. 

Job Description


The DT Service Desk is the single point of contact between city users and the department of Technology. The primary functions of the Service Desk are incident control, life cycle management of all service request and communicating with the customer.

The Service Desk Support Analyst will provide first level support for FSP users, vendors and retirees; desktop, network, software and email support to customers; perform Active Directory administration support duties.

resolve, monitor, track and refer problems and requests to the proper division; escalate problems as necessary to ensure resolution; follow up on open tickets and request for final resolution; keep customers informed and updated on the status of problems and requests; define and document Service Desk solutions operating processes and procedures in SharePoint; inform management and clients of severe problems; work with local site administrators to resolve problems and implement service requests. Follow up on open trouble tickets and request for final resolution; provide professional, courteous and outstanding customer service on a daily basis to all customers. Perform related duties as assigned.

Essential Duties:

  • Handle customer complaints, provide appropriate solutions and alternative within the time limits; follow up to ensure resolution, log all transactions in Service Now ticketing system.
  • Provide accurate and complete information by using the right methods and tools.
  • Strong phone contact handling skills and active listening.
  • Direct request and unresolved issues to the designated resource.
  • Open and resolve Service Now Tickets.

Job Type:

The Temporary Exempt - Full Time position is excluded by the Charter from the competitive civil service examination process and shall serve at the discretion of the appointment officer.  The anticipated duration of this project position is thirty-six (36) months and will not result in an eligible list or permanent civil service hiring.

Nature of Work:

Incumbent must be willing to work a 40-hour week as determined by the department.  On-call support and occasional weekend work is required. Travel within San Francisco may be required.

Work Location:

Incumbent will conduct the majority of work at the Department of Technology, One South Van Ness Avenue, 2nd Floor.  However, there may be situations where the incumbent will be required to work at other sites throughout the City of San Francisco as necessary. The department is currently working in a hybrid model; however, telecommuting options are available upon the appointing officer’s approval and at the appointing officer’s discretion.



Requires an Associate's Degree in computer science or a closely related field from an accredited college or university OR its equivalent in terms of total course credits/units [i.e., at least sixty (60) semester or ninety (90) quarter credits/units with a minimum of twenty (20) semester or thirty (30) quarter credits/units in computer science or a closely-related field].


One (1) year of experience performing analysis, installation and technical support in a network environment.


Additional experience as described above may be substituted for the required degree on a year-for-year basis (up to a maximum of two (2) years). One (1) year is equivalent to thirty (30) semester units / forty-five (45) quarter units with a minimum of 10 semester / 15 quarter units in computer science or a closely related field.

Desirable Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills; strong written, oral and listening skills. 
  • Strong communication and problem solving skills. 
  • Demonstrate ability to interact with customers over the telephone and in-person in a pleasant, professional, and courteous manner.  
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.


1) Medical Testing: Prior to appointment, eligible candidates must successfully pass the TB testing process.

2) Security Clearances & Background Investigations: Positions in this classification may require that successful candidates who become eligible for appointment may be required to go through a background investigation to determine the candidate's suitability for employment in this classification.  Factors considered in the investigation may include employment history, use of illegal/controlled substances.  Reasons for rejection based on this investigation may include, but not limited to applicable convictions, repeated or serious violations of the law, inability to accept supervision, inability to follow rules and regulations, falsification of application materials and/or other relevant factors.  Failure to obtain and maintain security clearance may be basis for termination.

Additional Information

Compensation:  $35.5750 - $44.0875 hourly / $73,996 - $91,702 (annual)

How to Apply:

  • Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately as this recruitment may close at any time, but not before November 26, 2021 at 11:59PM.
  • Important:
    • Your application MUST include a resume.  To upload, please attach using the "additional attachments" function.
    • Please complete this supplemental questionnaire in addition to submitting this application.

You may contact Carol Wong via email at with questions regarding this opportunity.

Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered. Mailed, hand delivered or faxed documents/applications will not be accepted.

Right to Work:

All persons entering the City and County of San Francisco workforce are required to provide verification of authorization to work in the United States.  Please be informed that the Department of Technology will not sponsor visa applications/transfer.

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Equal Employment Opportunity

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

CONDITION OF EMPLOYMENT:  All City and County of San Francisco employees are required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment.  For details on how it is applicable to your employment, please click here.

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.


One South Van Ness Avenue, 4th Floor

San Francisco, CA 94103