Deputy Human Resources Director

City of Santa Rosa

Ideally located an hour’s drive north of San Francisco and 30 miles east of the Pacific Ocean, Santa Rosa (pop. 175,155) is the 5th largest city in the Bay Area, encompassing 41.5 square miles in the heart of Sonoma County’s wine country. The City is supported by 1,247 staff and a total budget $478.8 million. Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the Deputy Director leads a team of 12 responsible for employment services, labor relations, performance management and employee benefits.

The ideal candidate is an experienced human resource professional with a broad background including recruitment, classification and compensation and labor relations. This collaborative leader will have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills and prior supervisory experience. Opportunities to modernize and streamline await! Five years of progressively responsible experience managing human resource functions including two years in a supervisory role and a Bachelor’s degree are expected. Public sector experience is highly desirable.

The salary range goes up to $159,740; salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits package. Closing date:  Monday, September 5, 2022. To download recruitment brochure and apply online, visit

Suzanne Mason ●  562.631.2500

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