Assistant Bureau Chief

  • Monterey County Human Resources
  • Salinas, California
  • May 13, 2019
Full Time Human and Social Services Public Health
  • Salary: $5,758.13 - $13,417.73 Monthly

Job Description

Position Description Open Until Filled
Priority Screening Date: Monday, June 10, 2019
Exam #: 19/14K44/

Monterey County Health Department seeks experienced administrative professionals to fill vacancies for the position of Assistant Bureau Chief in the Behavioral Health and Public Health Bureaus. Both positions report to the Bureau Chiefs for the respective Bureaus and assists with the day-to-day operations of the Bureau.

Behavioral Health
The Assistant Bureau Chief will provide leadership, project management and direction to help achieve its long-term strategic goals and objectives. With over $60 million a year in contracted services, the Assistant Bureau Chief will ensure standardization in the contracting process and improve contract oversight. The individual holding this position will manage the agreements and associated deliverables, collaborate with Treatment Providers and provide oversight to the operational portion of Behavioral Health to achieve measurable outcomes.
Public Health
The Assistant Bureau Chief of Public Health reports to the Public Health Bureau Chief who also serves as the County Health Officer. The Assistant manages, directs and coordinates the day-to-day operations of the Bureau. The position has responsibility for the Bureau's fiscal and administrative services including bureau budget and fiscal management, program contracts and grants management, and recruitment and Human Resources coordination. The position also manages several divisions within the Bureau.

The Assistant Bureau Chief engages community partners and assumes an active role in identifying opportunities to develop and implement projects that promote disease prevention and increase access to health care services. The position also monitors the quality of performance for Public Health Bureau processes, programs and services in order to effectively and efficiently improve the health of county residents.

The full job announcements can be found by clicking below: 
  • Behavioral Health Bureau 
  • Public Health Bureau

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please refer to the application process as outlined in the brochure(s). If you have any questions, please call 831-755-4550 or email Ken Keir at

To Apply:  Submit the following to the  Monterey County Health Department, Human Resources Division, 1270 Natividad Road, Salinas, CA 93906:
  • Monterey County Employment Application
  • Response to supplemental questions
Priority Screening Date: Monday June 10, 2019 
Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled

Please be aware if the application form, responses to supplemental questions are not submitted timely with any other required application materials, the application will be removed from further consideration.  
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Application materials will be competitively evaluated. Those applicants who are determined to be most appropriately qualified will be invited to participate further in the process. To further assess applicant's possession of required qualifications, this examination may include an oral examination, pre-exam exercise, performance exercise, performance exam, and/or written examination. For more information or to receive application materials, contact the Health Department Human Resources Division at 831-755-4502.
  • If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Health Department Human Resources Office at (831) 755-4502.
  • Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the United States.
  • If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your salary will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed above.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

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