Employment Opportunities

The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) is the agency tasked with developing, operating and expanding public ferry service in the Bay Area. WETA employs 18 staff to lead this work.


Current WETA Openings

Grants and Budget Administrator | Marine Operations Supervisor | Transportation Planner


WETA contracts the operation of San Francisco Bay Ferry service to Blue & Gold Fleet. Blue & Gold Fleet is a private company that hires captains, deckhands, engineers, guest assistant representatives and additional staff for the day-to-day operation of San Francisco Bay Ferry. See more information about a career on the water at Blue & Gold Fleet's website.

Concessions on board the ferry are provided by S&P Concessions. S&P Concessions is now hiring staff to work at the snack bars on board San Francisco Bay Ferry. Training provided; full-time and part-time opportunities available. Must be 21+ and fully vaccinated. Email resume and current phone number to sfbayconcessionaires@gmail.com.

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POSITION: GRANTS AND BUDGET ADMINISTRATOR

LOCATION: WETA Office – San Francisco, CA
CLASS CODE: Exempt
SALARY RANGE: $88,820 to $126,900 annually
DATE POSTED: September 24, 2021
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please mail or email cover letter, resume and the required application to:

WETA
Attn: Human Resources
9 Pier, Suite 111
San Francisco, CA 94111
EmploymentApplications@watertransit.org

Failure to meet any of the requirements stated may result in rejection of your application.

 

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Employment Application

Download the required application form. (PDF)

JOB DESCRIPTION
Under general direction of the Chief Financial Officer, performs a variety of complex financial, analytical, and administrative functions to support development, implementation, and management of the Agency’s transit and emergency response grant programs. Work activities include grant program development for both operating and capital projects, which includes application, monitoring, implementation, analysis and reporting for over 20 different funding sources. Related to this is a substantial role in annual operating and capital budget development, long-range operating and capital planning, and emergency scenario planning. This position requires understanding of not only grant practices and principles but also basic financial management practices and principles.

>> Download the full job description including minimum qualifications (PDF)


POSITION: MARINE OPERATIONS SUPERVISOR

LOCATION: WETA Office – San Francisco, CA
CLASS CODE: Exempt
SALARY RANGE: $89,140 to $127,350 annually
DATE POSTED: December 15, 2021
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please mail or email cover letter, resume and the required application to:

WETA
Attn: Human Resources
9 Pier, Suite 111
San Francisco, CA 94111
EmploymentApplications@watertransit.org

Failure to meet any of the requirements stated may result in rejection of your application.

 

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Employment Application

Download the required application form. (PDF)

JOB DESCRIPTION
Under general direction, plans, organizes, and manages the ferry transportation services program within the Operations and Maintenance Division, including management of WETA’s contracted operator, monitoring of performance, and the administration of funds for projects and operations; assists in coordinating assigned activities with other WETA divisions, outside agencies, contractors, vendors, and the public; fosters cooperative working relationships among WETA divisions, and with intergovernmental and regulatory agencies and various public and private groups; provides highly responsible and complex professional assistance to the Operations and Maintenance Manager in areas of expertise; and performs related work as required.

>> Download the full job description including minimum qualifications (PDF)


POSITION: TRANSPORTATION PLANNER

LOCATION: WETA Office – San Francisco, CA
CLASS CODE: Exempt
SALARY RANGE: $87,710 to $125,300 annually
DATE POSTED: December 9, 2021
CLOSING DATE: Open Until Filled (First review of applications: January 10, 2021

APPLICATION PROCESS
Please mail or email cover letter, resume and the required application to:

WETA
Attn: Human Resources
9 Pier, Suite 111
San Francisco, CA 94111
EmploymentApplications@watertransit.org

Failure to meet any of the requirements stated may result in rejection of your application.

 

THE FOLLOWING DOCUMENT(S) MUST BE SUBMITTED AT TIME OF APPLICATION:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. Employment Application

Download the required application form. (PDF)

JOB DESCRIPTION

Under general supervision, the Transportation Planner position carries out ferry planning activities, conducts operational and business case studies, supports environmental studies, regulatory permitting requirements and environmental compliance programs, and coordinates with partner agency professional staff and consultants.

The Transportation Planner position should have knowledge of transportation and transit planning, environmental and regulatory processes, and financial and fiscal planning. The position helps to manage planning and operational studies, financial and business case analyses, environmental analysis, and supports permitting and regulatory review activities.

>> Download the full job description including minimum qualifications (PDF)