Our hiring process and benefits

Learn how to apply for a job and what it's like to work for the Controller's Office.

Our hiring process

Most of our positions are filled through the City’s merit-based Civil Service Examination process, but hiring will vary depending on the type of position for which you apply. 

The Controller’s Office Decentralized Examination Unit handles:

  • Administering and coordinating recruitment
  • Developing exams
  • Administering and scoring exams
  • Generating eligible lists for use by hiring departments

Read more about the hiring process.

Employee benefits

Our employees receive many great benefits, including:

  • Healthcare
  • Paid leave
  • Pension

See our full summary of benefits.

Diversity statement

We are an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against applicants because of:

  • Race
  • Religion
  • Sex
  • National origin
  • Ethnicity
  • Age
  • Disability
  • Political affiliation
  • Sexual orientation
  • Gender identity
  • Color
  • Marital status
  • Medical condition (cancer, AIDS)

Read all City and County of San Francisco Equal Employment Opportunity statements.

Last updated July 21, 2022

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