Job Opportunity

Human Resources Director
Mendocino County

Date Posted:

December 17, 2021


$136, 094 – $165,422 Annually


Under direction of the Chief Executive Officer and the Civil Service Commission is responsible to administer human resources functions (recruitment & selection, classification & compensation, employee & labor relations, and workforce development) for the County’s centralized Human Resources Department. This positon advises the Chief Executive Officer, Board of Supervisors and the Civil Service Commission on technical matters, executes their decisions, and serve as their representative in personnel matters. Serves as Secretary to the Civil Service Commission, ADA/ FEHA, HIPAA and EEOC Compliance Officer. This position requires a high level of initiative, judgment, discretion, and the ability to make independent decisions in recommending, implementing, and administrating the County’s Human Resources policies and procedures leading to implementation of an efficient operation of the division.


The ideal candidate for this position will have a strong Human Resources background and is skilled in strategic leadership and innovative thinking who leads by cultivating relationships, inspiring, and motivating. General requirements are a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with the equivalent of a major in human resources management, public administration or business administration; and six (6) years of full-time management-level experience in public personnel work, with at least two (2) years performing significant administrative responsibilities as the head of a major personnel function such as recruitment, classification, labor management relations, etc.; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience directly related to the administration of centralized human resources functions in a public agency which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

How to Apply:

To review the full job description and to be considered for the Human Resources Director position, please submit a County application and resume by January 9, 2022 using the County’s website at Depending upon the number of qualified candidates, a Qualifications Appraisal may be administered. Human Resources Department County of Mendocino 501 Low Gap Road, Room 1326 Ukiah, CA 95482 Phone: 707.234.6600, fax: 707.468.3407 Website:

Filing Deadline:

This recruitment has a final filing date of January 9, 2022.

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