Job Opportunity

Chief Deputy Director, Public Social Services
Los Angeles County

Date Posted:

July 12, 2021




The County of Los Angeles is recruiting for a Chief Deputy Director, Public Social Services (DPSS) for Program and Line Operations. The Chief Deputy Director serves as the primary operations executive for DPSS. With a $4 billion budget and 14,000 employees, the Department provides necessary assistance to Los Angeles County’s underserved population. DPSS provides over $2 billion in direct and contracted services to over 3 million individuals. The starting salary will be dependent on the experience and qualifications of the successful candidate. In addition to a competitive salary, the County offers a transportation allowance, flexible benefit plans with pre-tax elections that include: medical and dental insurance; retirement plan; deferred compensation plan; long-term disability plan; life insurance; 12 paid holidays per year; vacation. Relocation costs may be negotiable for the right candidate.


This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and five years of progressively responsible executive experience in a large-scale public services organization with a significant client base. This includes directing line operations and strategic planning. Examples of relevant experience include large county or state responsibility for income maintenance, supplemental nutritional assistance, or Medicaid administration at the Secretary, Director, or Deputy level.

How to Apply:

To be considered, candidates should apply by August 9, 2021 by emailing a compelling cover letter, comprehensive resume, and six professional references to Confidential inquiries are welcomed to Robert Burg, Ralph Andersen & Associates, at (916) 630-4900. Detailed brochure available at

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