SFUSD has a strong commitment to social justice. We place access and equity, student achievement, and accountability at the forefront of every child’s education. Our actions focus on one central idea: every child has the right to be well-educated. As SFUSD civil service classified employees, we are the directors, managers, clerks, technicians, service and trades staff who support the district’s effort to ensure that every student who enrolls in our schools will graduate ready for college, career, and life. You will have the opportunity to work with a diverse group of dedicated and talented colleagues in an environment that supports learning and growth.



We want talented people from diverse backgrounds and experiences, who are inspired by our mission steeped in equity, and who are motivated to support our children’s potential. We want strong collaborators, skilled communicators and problem solvers. And as a civil service classified employee of SFUSD, you will also be part of the City & County of San Francisco civil service system. You can learn more about the kinds of jobs we have at SFUSD by visiting the City’s job descriptions page. Note: The SFUSD salary range may differ; the SFUSD salary range is indicated on all job announcements.




SFUSD offers competitive salaries determined by experience, education level, and credential/license. Salaries vary by position and classification.   


SFUSD offers highly competitive benefits, including:

  • Fully subsidized health benefits for individual coverage; Free vision and dental benefits (for most roles)​
  • Retirement pension contributions up to 21.4% equivalent of base pay
  • Free life insurance up to $25,000
  • Pre-tax Medical & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Pre-tax commuter transit program
  • And many more!

For more information about our comprehensive benefits package, take a look at our benefits page.



As San Francisco's public school district, we value the service we provide to our students, families and community above all! To ensure that our students can learn in safe and supportive environments, it's important to ensure that all of our employees are qualified for the jobs they hold.

SFUSD requires all civil service classified applicants to meet all minimum qualifications required for the role to which they're applying. Position-specific qualifications / certifications can be found on each online job announcement or job description. Only applicants who meet the minimum qualifications will be considered.​



We are thrilled you're interested in joining SFUSD! If you are a civil service classified applicant, you can search for and apply to open positions on our internal careers site.

Announcements for Permanent Civil Service (PCS) examinations will be posted at Reference the Candidate Knowledge Center for more information.  Please note that SFUSD's hiring process may require additional steps.

To apply, you will need:​​

  • Resume
  • Letter of Introduction / Cover Letter
  • Contact information for at least three (3) professional references
  • License or certification information (depending on the position)

You may save your application and log out at any time before the posting expires, then return later to complete it. Once the posting closes, no updates can be made. After your application is complete, you will receive a verification email.​

If you have questions about your application or about the process more broadly, please contact us at

Civil Service Classified - Frequently Asked Questions 

Civil services frequently asked questions are available here.