Job Opportunity

Health Officer
Santa Cruz County

Date Posted:

October 31, 2012


$170,830 – 228,925 Annually


The Santa Cruz County Health Services Agency seeks a highly qualified medical professional who has a passion for public health, strong leadership in improving the health status and reducing health disparities among all residents of Santa Cruz County and a proven track record in the public health field to fill a full time health officer position.  This executive level position, which is appointed by the County Board of Supervisors, is responsible to the Director of Health Services Agency to plan, organize, direct and administer the medical oversight and enforcement of public health regulations for a variety of public health programs and services.  The incumbent will have a key responsibility to assist the Agency Director and other Agency executives in working with internal staff, other county departments and community stakeholders to strategize, plan, implement and evaluate activities which are related to obtaining a national public health accreditation status and positioning the local health department for the future to improve the health status of the local community.  The initial activities, include but are not limited to, strategic planning, community health assessment and community health improvement plan. (Note: The official title for this position is Medical Services Director/Health Officer.)


For more information please call Nisha Patel, Employment Services Manager at (831) 454-2600.

How To Apply:

Apply online at or call (831) 454-2600 for an application packet. Hearing Impaired
TDD# (831) 454-2123.
Candidates must submit a County application, answers to the supplemental application questions and a resume.  The completed application packet must be received by the Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 310, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 or online at by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, November 16, 2012.  For more information please call Nisha Patel, Employment Services Manager at (831) 454-2600.

Final Deadline:

November 16, 2012

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