Monterey County, Department of Social Services Monterey, CA
Deputy Director, Social Services – Family and Children’s Services Annual salary range: $118,644 - $161,952 The County provides an excellent array of benefits. Application Deadline: Open until filled. First resume review: Monday, November 18, 2019
Monterey County is seeking a Deputy Director of Family and Children’s Services to plan, implement, coordinate and direct the Department of Social Services’ Family and Children’s Services programs which include Prevention Services, Emergency Response, Child Abuse Hotline, Foster Care, Resource Home Approval and Permanency Services. This is an exciting opportunity for a dedicated social services professional ready to take the next step in their career and lend their experience and management abilities to help improve the quality of life for the residents of Monterey County.
Located on California’s picturesque Pacific Coast, the County of Monterey is blessed with mild weather year-round and is home to miles of beautiful beaches, spectacular mountain ranges, groves of redwoods, low-rolling foothills, and a bountiful valley. With a population exceeding 400,000, the County is proud of its vibrant citizenry, great traditions, educational opportunities, and multicultural lifestyles.
Candidates should be approachable, experienced leaders in the Child Welfare arena with the ability to work collaboratively with the senior management team, staff, and a broad variety of stakeholders. The ability to advise and encourage staff on the best practices for engagement, prevention, court work, family support and permanency is critical. Strong communication skills are paramount.
About Monterey County Department of Social Services
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