For Employees

To information below includes frequently requested employee forms, information, and links.

Employee Gateway

For access to Self Service Timesheets, Paystub Online, Employee Orientation and Benefits, Training available through the Department of Human Resources, and employee resources, follow this link to the Employee Gateway. 

Statement of Incompatible Activities

As mandated by the San Francisco Ethics Commission, the attached Statement of Incompatible Activities must be posted on our department website for employee and public reference. The statement identify activities that are incompatible, inconsistent or in conflict with the duties and mission of the department.

Department Forms

Time Off - Employees must request any planned time off at least 5 business days in advance by filling out and submitting the Time Off Request Form. Make sure to include your own and your supervisor’s e-mail addresses under Notifications on the last page of the form so that the approver is notified of your request.

Purchasing - To request the purchase of supplies, equipment, or other goods or services, submit an eProcurement Requisition in Peoplesoft to start the approval process for proceeding with order placement. Once you receive the goods or services, you'll need to process a Receipt in Peoplesoft in order for the supplier to be paid. Links to the detailed instructions are below, and available under User Support in the SF Employee Portal:

  1. Create a Requisition:

  2. Create a Receipt:

  3. To be granted access, e-mail with your request.

Employee Expenses - Employees needing to pay for business expenses out of pocket must first get approval prior to incurring costs. Login to the Employee Gateway with your Disaster Service Worker (DSW) ID number and password, and click on Employee Links to fill out an Authorization or file an Expense Report online.  Be sure to attach any pertinent supporting documentation, such as itemized receipts, agendas, quotes, etc.  Requests will be routed to your supervisor, and then Finance for final approval.  For more information on the City's guidelines for employee reimbursement, click here

You will need the Accounting Details input for each budget line in order to successfully submit your Travel Authorization or Expense Report - they are listed below for your reference.

  Economic Development Workforce Development Film Commission Small Business Finance and Admin
Account (if not prepopulated) 521010 521010 521010 521010 521010
Fund 10010 10010 11890 10000 10000
Authority 16652 16663 16654 10000 10000
Project 10022531 10022546 10022533 10001692 10026724
Activity 0001 0001 0001 0001 0001


Other Employee Resources

  1. The Employee Handbook contains information on personnel rules, policies, and procedures.

  2. Find out more about how the City today is governed – check out San Francisco’s Municipal Codes and Charter here.

  3. Check out interactive tools, reports and other content to shed light on the City’s economy, finances, and operational performance on SFOpenBook.

  4. Find another City employee’s telephone number by going to the SFGOV Online Directory.

  5. IT support is provided through the City's General Services Agency. Place a request for assistance by clicking here. Please include your workstation number, phone number or extension in your request.