Reporting to the Director of Health and Human Services, the incumbent will serve as the Deputy Director Health and Human Services for the Public Health Division, a division of the Health and Human Services Department. This is a management position with executive level responsibility for the administration of one or more public health programs, and for oversight of the day to day operations within the Public Health Division. The position will assist the Director of Health and Human Services in planning, organizing and administering County-wide public health programs and policies; work with the County Health Officer to develop program specific goals, objectives, standards of performance, and policies and procedures to meet legal, organizational and public health services; act as a liaison with other County departments and agencies that have regulatory or shared interest in service provision with the Public Health Division of the Health and Human Services Department; and perform related duties as assigned.
Yuba County is situated in the Northern Sacramento Valley, approximately 40 miles north of the State Capital in Sacramento and two hours away from San Francisco and Lake Tahoe. The boundaries stretch from the farms and orchards of the valley to the timberlands of the Sierras. Recreational and outdoor opportunities are plentiful and the area’s Mediterranean climate provides for year-round activities. From hiking to biking through the ‘world’s smallest mountain range’ the Sutter Buttes; fishing the rivers; boating in our reservoirs; hunting; bird-watching at Gray Lodge Wildlife Area along the Pacific Flyway.
In addition, annual events around the County include the Yuba City Summer and Christmas Strolls, the Peach Festival, the Live Oak Festival, 4th of July Parade, the Nicolaus Labor Day Parade and the Yuba-Sutter Fair.
Our communities have that small town feel so many people are seeking. With a population just over 78,200 people, residents enjoy relaxed living and affordable housing, while both ocean beaches and mountain skiing are only a couple of hours away. The area offers its residents the many advantages of a rural lifestyle away from the pressures of the urban areas.
Minimum: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or institution in Business or Public Health Administration, Economics, Finance, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology or a field related to the work and five years of management/supervisory experience in a governmental setting. Candidates with strong experience who lack the degree are encouraged to apply.
Preferred: In addition to the minimum, an advanced degree in a related field as previously defined and management/supervisory experience in a social service agency or public health department, which has included budget development and administration; and program planning, implementation and administration.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits:
•Medical, Dental, Vision and Life
•Short term disability, Long term disability, EAP and Deferred Compensation
•CalPERS Pension Plan
•Vacation, Sick Leave, Management Leave and 13 Paid County Holidays