Meet Ramsey Williams, SFPUC Cyber Security Information Officer Who is Supporting the Agency’s COVID-19 Response

Since the start of San Francisco’s shelter-in-place order in March, SFPUC Cyber Security Information Officer Ramsey Williams’ role has shifted from Cyber Security operations to supporting the agency’s Department Operations Center (DOC) workplace continuity planning. Williams is now leading the SFPUC health screening efforts – work that has been critical in keeping the SFPUC’s employees…

Why Words, Psychology and Data Bring Jennifer Rice to Work Everday

Jennifer Rice does not come from a traditional human resources (HR) background. Her background is in the field of Industrial-Organizational Psychology, which is using behavioral research and science to solve organizational problems. She also recently completed her thesis for her master’s program. What many may not know is that Rice manages a team with a…

Meet a Watershed Planner Who Makes Green Infrastructure Tours Possible and Fun

For SFPUC Senior Watershed Planner Sarah Bloom, there is no “typical” work day for her. Bloom can be often found outdoors scouting new locations for green infrastructure grant projects, meeting with various SFPUC teams and external project stakeholders about the agency’s current green infrastructure projects, and working to solve new policy or technical challenges that…

Meet Chief Water Service Inspector Kenneth Payne

A typical day for SFPUC Chief Water Service Inspector Kenneth Payne is supporting his team that could be spread across hundreds of miles. Payne supervises a team of Water Quality Technicians who are responsible for collecting regulatory drinking water and raw water samples in a geographical area that stretches nearly 200 miles, from Yosemite Valley to…