Deputy Director, Social Services – Family and Children’s Services

Monterey County, Department of Social Services
Until Filled

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.

To view a detailed brochure and submit your resume, cover letter, and a list of six work-related references (two supervisors, two direct reports and two colleagues) please visit our website:

For more information contact:

Jill Engelmann
CPS HR Consulting

To view an online brochure for this position visit:
Monterey County website:

Monterey County is an equal opportunity employer.

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