​The Presidio Trust​ is seeking a hard working Roofer to join our Building Maintenance team. The Presidio of San Francisco, the 1,491-acre former Army base at the foot of the Golden Gate Bridge, is now a new kind of national park. The park includes 477 individually significant historic buildings, about 6 million square feet of office space, and more than 180 historic objects. To date, 325 historic buildings have been fully or partially rehabilitated and 444 historic residential units have been rehabilitated and are now occupied. Now, these beautiful, historic buildings are revived with new life and new uses for our public visitors, tenants and employees. The Division of Building Maintenance keeps these spaces both beautiful and functional for their modern uses, and our Roofer is an important member of the team, working collaboratively to perform the high quality work that maintains the Presidio as a beautiful place to live and work.

Our ideal candidate is a skilled Roofer that wants to be the best their field. In addition to journey-level technical skills, you bring unwavering reliability, a strong work ethic, and excellent communication and collaboration skills. You work safely, place a strong focus on customer service, and are proud to provide a comfortable and safe environment for tenants, staff, and visitors.

This is a full-time position with benefits, and a minimum salary of $30.04 per hour.


  • Conduct regularly scheduled inspections and preventive maintenance of roofs and roof components to ensure roofs are clean, flashing is tight, and gutters and downspouts are clear of debris. Broom, shovel and rake gravel on roof for proper coverage to protect membrane.

  • Estimate material and labor required to complete roof repair and roof replacement projects.

  • Regularly work with Asphalt Shingles, Clay Tile (Spanish & Flat), Slate, Roll Torch-Down Roofing, Tar & Gravel, Wood Shingles, and Raised Seam Metal Roofing.

  • Provide a variety of protective coverings to roof surfaces, including different types of shingles, tiles, gravel, and other toppings.

  • Install roof flashing and develop field roof flashing details for stucco, brick, wood, and shingled building envelopes.

  • Lay material in straight lines to insure proper overlap and coverage. On built-up roofs, apply roofing felt and asphalt to obtain proper overlap and eliminate possibility of leaks.

  • Use pry bars, hammers, nail pullers, and other tools to remove old roofing. Use equipment, such as roofing mops and rakes, to spread asphalt and topping material.

  • Install new roofs, including flashing, gutters, gravel guards, valleys, vents, pipes, chimneys, and other roofing accessories.

  • Perform basic carpentry skills, and repair or replace sheathing, boards, beams and joists where dry-rot has been identified or it has been determined that building integrity is compromised.

  • Cut and form metal accessories to meet roofing requirements, fasten them to roofs with nails or screws, solder metal joints, and cut and shape shingles to fit around accessories.

  • Repair leaks after insuring that damaged areas are properly dried out and adequately prepared for repair. Match materials used to complete repairs to original roofing material.

  • Open roofs and install skylights, pipes, and ventilators where the primary consideration is waterproofing.


  • At least six years of verifiable experience as a roofer.

  • Experience developing a scope of work, installation methods, and familiarity with basic roofing industry code requirements.

  • Ability to interpret written instructions, specifications, construction drawings, etc.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of the techniques and procedures required to perform roofing work.

  • Ability to repair, install and inspect roofs and all roof components, including matching existing designs or patterns on historic structures.

  • Ability to use a variety of hand, power tools, and shop equipment.

  • Ability to plan, and work safely and independently.

  • Possession and maintenance of a valid state driver's license. 

  • Frequently required to lift and move up to 50 pounds while carrying rolls of roofing felt, shingles, and asphalt. Requires continual walking, standing, and crouching; and frequent climbing of ladders and scaffolds. Operating a JLG and other lifts will be required during repairs, replacements, and inspections.

  • Required to work outside on roofs of one or more stories in height, in all kinds of weather, and is exposed to unusually dirty conditions working around hot asphalt. Trained in the use of personal protective equipment (PPE), and required to wear PPE for regular work days.


  • Experience working in historic buildings.

  • Passion for parks; strong desire to work for the Presidio.

  • Experience interacting with tenants, with a demonstrated deep commitment to the highest level of customer service.

About the Presidio Trust Building Maintenance Department

Approximately 3,000 people reside in apartments, townhomes, single-family homes or duplexes in one of the 21 distinct Presidio neighborhoods, which are located near forest groves, trails, waterfront paths, a golf course and a beach. More than 3.5 million square feet of non-residential space is located throughout the park. Two-thirds of the buildings are historic, representing a variety of architectural styles, from the Spanish era through World War II. The Presidio is an extraordinary place to work for the thousands of employees of approximately 100 businesses who lease commercial space. The Presidio Trust Building Maintenance Department ensures that these beautiful, historic buildings are suitable, beautiful and ready every day for their modern uses by tenants, residents, employees, and visitors.