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Overview

The County of Sierra is recruiting for a Director of Health and Social Services

The Director is responsible for the management and administration of Department of Health and Social Services. Responsibilities include the management and operations of the social services (including Public Guardian, Public Assistance, MediCAL, CalFresh, CalWORKS, APS, CPS and IHSS programs) and all welfare and assistance programs provided by County through the Social Services Agency.  The Director is also responsible for the management and operation of the public health services (including MCAH, WIC, Immunization, Infectious Disease, Family Planning, STD’s, Tobacco, Oral Health) and all public health programs through the Public Health Department.  The Director also oversees the environmental health and associated regulatory functions undertaken by the County. The Director is responsible for day-to-day operations, supervision, and administration, including budget development and personnel recruitment, information technology systems, and asset management. The Director supervises the work of professional and administrative staff assigned to the respective program areas and activities to ensure compliance with all applicable local, state, and federal laws and regulations pertaining to public health, social service, welfare programs and environmental health matters. Please see the attached description for a full description and qualifications.

Sierra County is an equal opportunity employer

Sierra County Employees and Volunteers are deemed Disaster Service Workers, Pursuant to California Government Code Section 3101.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field, five years of progressively responsible management experience in a public or non-profit agency providing health and social services and significant supervisory responsibility over professional staff is expected. A Master’s degree is highly desirable.

Special Requirements

Possession of a valid driver’s license at the time of application and maintained throughout employment is a requirement for hiring and retention. Within six months of the date of hire, the Director will be required to live in the County or within a 30-minute response time to the Loyalton or Downieville offices in order to be able to provide crisis services if needed.

 

SALARY:  $10,877.08 – $12,962.89 monthly

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, and Flight care insurance $50,000.00, Employer Paid Life Insurance, Sierra County participates in the Cal Pers Retirement system

TO Apply: Please submit your resume and a completed Sierra County job application to:

jbehlke@sierracounty.ca.gov

For more information please call Sierra County Personnel (530) 289-2879

Within six months of the date of hire, the Director will be required to live in the County or within a 30-minute response time to the Loyalton or Downieville offices in order to be able to provide crisis services if needed.

Minimum Education and Experience

Minimum Months of Experience: 60
Education Required: Bachelor's
Driver's License Required: Yes
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Background Checks