The SFPL Human Resources Office provides information for people seeking employment at the Library and provides training, development and support for existing staff. Located on the 2nd floor mezzanine directly accessible from the Larkin and Fulton Street entrances.
San Francisco Public Library operates within a merit system governed by the Civil Service Commission. The Civil Service Commission establishes rules and policies on public employment for City and County service. Detailed information is available on the Civil Service Commission website.
The Department of Human Resources (DHR) implements Civil Service Commission rules, regulations and policies through, for example, the administration of the classification plan, examinations and certification from eligible lists for employment with the City and County of San Francisco.