S.F. Building Boom Sparks Hiring Spree by City, State Agencies

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Construction site in downtown San Francisco, March 2014. Photo by Mark Andrew Boyer/KQED

By Ted Goldberg, KQED News Fix

Three San Francisco government departments and the local office for a state agency are scrambling to hire staff to keep up with the city’s steady increase in construction projects.

In recent years, several thousand buildings have been put up or substantially renovated throughout the city, leading San Francisco’s Planning Department, Department of Building Inspection and Fire Department along with California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health, to fill positions, add jobs and recruit talent.

Read the complete story at KQED News Fix.