Workforce Services Director

  • Contra Costa County, CA
  • Contra Costa County, California
  • May 18, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Human and Social Services Human Resources and Personnel
  • Salary: $119,451.48 - $145,194.00 Annually

Job Description

The Position

The Workforce Services Director position is an executive management position in EHSD and reports directly to the EHSD Director. The Workforce Services Director serves as the professional expert and technical advisor to County leadership, Department staff and the public on all aspects of public assistance benefit programs and matters in Contra Costa County. The position oversees a Deputy Director and directs eight talented division managers who manage the various programs and building operations. The Director's primary responsibility is to lead and direct the operation and provision of specific public assistance benefit programs (CalWorks, CalFresh (Food Stamps), MediCal) and related employment and training programs that support the goals and outcomes of the public assistance programs. Through the use of electronic technologies and direct client servicing in district offices, this position oversees, directs, evaluates and enhances the service delivery systems.
Minimum Qualifications
Education: Possession of a Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university with a major in business administration, public administration, social work, health, public health or a closely related field.

Experience: Five (5) years of full-time or its equivalent experience in an administrative or staff position which included program management, financial management and/or administrative support responsibilities in a public social service or health agency. Three (3) years of the above experience must have included supervisory responsibilities.

Substitution: Possession of a master's degree in business administration, public administration, social work, health or other related field may be substituted for one (1) year of the required experience.
Selection Process
TO APPLY:If you are interested in pursuing this desirable career opportunity, please submit your resume and cover letter electronically by June 28, 2019. Resumes received by June 28, 2019 will receive first consideration. The position is open until filled.

Filing Deadline: June 28, 2019

For additional information or questions, please contact Ms. Brett Byers at 323-403-8279, or Ms. Yonnine Hawkins at 323-252-1655,

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After you receive a conditional job offer, you will be fingerprinted, and your fingerprints will be sent to the California Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The resulting report of your conviction history (if any) will be used to determine whether the nature of your conviction conflicts with the specific duties and responsibilities of the job for which you have received a conditional job offer. If a conflict exists, you will be asked to present any evidence of rehabilitation that may mitigate the conflict, except when federal or state regulations bar employment in specific circumstances. Having a conviction history does not automatically preclude you from a job with Contra Costa County. If you accept a conditional job offer, the Human Resources department will contact you to schedule a fingerprinting appointment.
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