Job Opportunity

Chief Deputy Director, Human Resources
Los Angeles County

Date Posted:

Jan. 21, 2014


$156,673 – $237,138

The County also offers an excellent benefit package that allows employees to choose benefits that meet their specific needs.


The County of Los Angeles, Department of Human Resources (DHR) is committed to providing innovative, effective, and efficient human resources solutions to support public service by recruiting, developing, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce. DHR delivers in such areas as employee recruitment, benefits administration, employee performance management, talent management, employee training and development, and business automation. DHR serves as the central human resources agency for the County and partners with department operations to provide an integrated approach to human resources management with a centralized-decentralized balance.

This individual will also play a vital role in ensuring that the Board’s priorities and initiatives are carried out. Therefore, he or she must have outstanding organizational and project management skills to ensure accuracy and timeliness in reporting on a department wide level. Additionally, the ideal candidate must have strong negotiation skills and the ability to successfully advocate for programs, strategies and initiatives, which advance the department’s agenda, and support legally sound and ethical human resources practices. For successful job performance, the ideal candidate must also be politically sensitive and astute with the ability to build trust and credibility with a wide variety of stakeholders, including elected officials, executives, and constituents.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Public Administration, Management, or a closely related field, and six years of demonstrated experience assisting in the management of an organization administering large-scale, comprehensive organizational programs and resources, including those required in administering a large civil service system. Experience should include a working knowledge of areas related to finance, audit, budget, human resources, contract administration, information systems, or other administrative areas.

How to Apply:

Candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, comprehensive resume detailing their demonstrated experience and career accomplishments relevant to this position, verification of degrees, and current salary information. Submission should include the following:  For organizations and programs managed, the name of each employer, job title, size of organization’s budget, number and composition of personnel supervised, scope of management responsibilities, functions managed, and dates of employment.

Please submit resume packages to the following e-mail address: and indicate the position title of Chief Deputy Director, DHR in the subject line of your e-mail.

Materials received by January 24, 2014, will receive first consideration. Electronic submittals are preferred. Confidential inquiries welcomed to: Laura Heaton County of Los Angeles Department of Human Resources 500 W. Temple Street, Room 555 Los Angeles, CA 90012 213.974.2674 ph

Filing Deadline:

Open until filled

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