Job Posting: Enforcement Analyst

San Francisco Bay Conservation & Development Commission

Enforcement Analyst

$3,635.00 - $5,629.00 per Month

Final Filing Date: Until Filled

Job Description and Duties

The Enforcement Program at BCDC is responsible for the administration of all laws, policies and regulations including special area plans to make San Francisco Bay more accessible for the use and enjoyment of people while ensuring the improvement, development and preservation of the bay shoreline. Enforcement cases resolved through the program include restoring public access to the shoreline and the Bay, regulating bay fill projects, dredging, underwater utilities, and other in-water work that affects the Bay ecosystem, assuring compliance with permit terms and conditions, issuing cease and desist orders as well as requiring habitat restoration and enhancement projects when habitat impacts occur. The Coastal Program Analyst will be responsible for investigating and resolving enforcement cases throughout the Bay Area.

We are seeking a Coastal Program Analyst to review complaints received; determine if the reported action violates a BCDC law, policy, or regulation; evaluate sites to determine if permit terms and conditions have been met; determine if work is unauthorized bay fill; and review cease and desist orders to determine if actions reported are in violation of order terms and conditions. All responses to violators are coordinated with other natural resource agencies to address complex estuarine and land use management issues, including issues related to climate change and sea level rise, public access and land use design, wetland restoration, engineering, transportation, recreation, hydrology, and fish, wildlife, and plant biology.

Working Conditions

This is a full-time, 12-month limited-term position with a possibility of extension or becoming permanent.

Minimum Requirements

You will find the Minimum Requirements in the Class Specification.

Additional Documents

Position Details

Job Code #:
Position #(s):
Working Title:
Enforcement Analyst
$3,635.00 - $4,130.00 A Effective July 1, 2020, 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. 
$3,750.00 - $4,469.00 B Effective July 1, 2020, 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. 
$4,496.00 - $5,629.00 C Effective July 1, 2020, 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. 
$5,406.00 - $6,771.00
# of Positions:
Work Location:
San Francisco County
Job Type:
12 Month Limited Term - 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 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
375 Beale St. Suite 510
San Francisco, CA 94105

Address for Drop-Off Application Packages

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

375 Beale St. Suite 510
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 - Brief Writing Sample (5 pages or less)
  • Other - Minimum of Three References
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 demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of issues and disciplines related to coastal and estuarine environment management, including but not limited to: the principles, trends, and concepts on land use, coastal, and regional planning, policy, and law; estuarine and marine resource science and management; public access and design; and climate change. The candidate will be an effective and analytical problem solver with excellent writing, public speaking skills, and strong negotiating skills. In addition, the candidate will be dedicated, motivated, mature, a collaborative worker, and an independent task completer. Further, the candidate will be computer savvy, adept at internet research, maps and GIS analyses. The candidate will also be able to manage multiple complex tasks and projects in a rapidly evolving regulatory environment. Lastly, the candidate will appreciate and adopt BCDC’s mandate to balance conservation and development of the Bay’s diverse resources.


California State Civil Service Employee Benefits Summary

Benefits include paid vacation/sick leave or annual leave; public transit subsidy; 11 paid holidays each calendar year; health, dental, and vision benefits; and deferred compensation and retirement benefit programs.

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:
Corinne Young
(415) 904-9446
Hiring Unit Contact:
Priscilla Njuguna
(415) 352-3600

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.

Applying for the Job

The job opening is at the BCDC; however, the California Coastal Commission handles BCDC’s personnel work. You may apply online at the State of California’s CalCareers website or by mail or email.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Priority consideration will be given to applications received by Monday, August 31st.  Applications will be screened and only the most qualified candidates will be interviewed. No relocation expenses will be reimbursed.

Coastal Program Analyst I/II Examination
Please note that if you have not successfully participated in the Coastal Program Analyst I and/or Coastal Program Analyst II examination(s) and/or are not a current or past State employee who meets the minimum qualifications for the Coastal Program Analyst I or Coastal Program Analyst II classification(s), then you cannot be considered for this job vacancy.

The Coastal Program Analyst I/II examination takes the form of a qualifications appraisal interview and it is jointly administered by the CA Coastal Commission and BCDC. To apply, submit a State of California Application (std 678) by email at Go to for more information.

The CPA I/II examination is now being given one day per month via Zoom. Applicants will be scheduled to take the exam in the order in which their examination applications are received by the CA Coastal Commission’s Human Resources Office. 12-14 applicants can be scheduled to take this examination each month.  If an exam date is filled, you may not be scheduled to take this exam until the next month or the month after next and so on.  


For more information about BCDC or this position, visit our website at or contact Priscilla Njuguna, Enforcement Program Manager, at 415-352-3600 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.