The award-winning San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission (BCDC) is a small state agency located in San Francisco's Civic Center. BCDC has regulatory and planning authority over development in San Francisco Bay and along the Bay's nine-county shoreline. Our staff of 42 planners, analysts, engineers, attorneys, designers and secretaries take pride in our high level of professionalism and dedication.

We are seeking like-minded individuals with the appropriate qualifications to join our team. If you are interested in helping protect the resources of the San Francisco Bay, and meet the requirements specified in the announcements, please contact the staff member listed in the announcement.

Click here to download the standard application form (PDF) and its instructions (PDF) (in Adobe Acrobat format). You must use the standard application form to apply for a position with this department. Once you have completed the application form, mail it to the address shown on the examination announcement. If you meet the minimum qualifications for admittance to an examination, you will be notified by mail of the time and place.

The State of California offers equal employment and advancement opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, marital status, disability, religious or political affiliation, age or sexual orientation.

It is the 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 state law, civil service rules, and the special trust placed in public servants.

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Questions related to job opportunities and the application process should be directed to humanresources@bcdc.ca.gov

For general questions regarding the Commission's employment practices

San Francisco Bay Conservation & Development Commission
375 Beale St., Suite 510
San Francisco, CA  94105
Phone: 415.352.3600
Fax: 888.348.5190
Email: info@bcdc.ca.gov

California Coastal Commission
455 Market Street, Suite 228
San Francisco, CA 94105-2219
Human Resources Office
(415) 904-5430
Toll free (866) 831-2540
TDD (415) 597-5885 is Telecommunications Device for the Deaf and is reachable only from phones equipped with a TDD device.