Job Opportunity

Director of Health and Human Services Agency
El Dorado County

Date Posted:

May 6, 2013


$62.42 – $75.87 Hourly
$10,819.47 – $13,150.80 Monthly
$129,833.60 – $157,809.60 Annually
*The salary is currently under review and will be commensurate with the selected candidate’s experience and qualifications.


On May 3, 2013, The County of El Dorado is conducting this recruitment to fill one (1) full-time vacancy for the Health and Human Services Agency located in Placerville. This position is an at-will Department Head position appointed by the Board of Supervisors.
El Dorado County is seeking a dynamic Health and Human Services Director with exceptional management, interpersonal, and communication skills to lead the County’s integrated Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA). This at-will executive level position reports to the Board of Supervisors. The HHSA is a mission driven organization consisting of public health, mental health, social services, community services and public guardian programs, as well as the Area Agency on Aging, Public Housing Authority and In-Home Support Services (IHSS) Public Authority.
The successful candidate for Health and Human Services Director will have the unique and exciting opportunity to continue to streamline and implement a number of innovative operational changes focused on improving client services, productivity, and efficiency. The Agency is supported by approximately 530 full-time capable employees with a combined operating budget of $129 million.


Where college degrees and/or college course credits are required, degrees and college units must be obtained from an accredited college or university. Courses from non-accredited institutions will not be evaluated for this requirement.
Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, gerontology, social services, psychology, public health or a related field AND at least eight years of increasingly responsible management level experience in a public agency, preferably over mental health, public health, community services, social services or similar setting which has included planning, implementation, and administration. Possession of a Master’s Degree in the fields listed above is strongly preferred.  Note: The above qualifications are a typically accepted way of obtaining the required knowledge and skills.
Other Requirements
Must possess a valid driver’s license. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to physical disability will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Must be available for weekend or after hours meetings

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Final Deadline:

May 27, 2013

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