Director of Environmental Resources

Stanislaus County
(916) 263-1401

Stanislaus County
Modesto, California

Director of Environmental Resources
Annual salary range: $130,894.40 to $196,331.20

The county offers an attractive benefits program.
Application deadline: Tuesday, June 1, 2021.

Stanislaus County is in Central California within 90 minutes of the San Francisco Bay Area, the Silicon Valley, Sacramento, the Sierra Nevada Mountains and California’s Central Coast. With an estimated 545,267 people calling this area home, the community reflects a region rich in diversity with a strong sense of community.

The Director of Environmental Resources is responsible for the overall operation of Environmental Health; Code Enforcement; Hazardous Materials; Landfill Operations; Milk and Dairy; Solid Waste Management; and Groundwater Management. The Director is appointed by the Chief Executive Officer with concurrence of the Board of Supervisors and reports directly to the Assistant Executive Officer. This individual administers, directs, and coordinates the activities of the Department and carries out the objectives of the Board in providing effective partnerships. The Director has the shared responsibility of County Health Officer alongside the Public Health County Health Officer and performs related duties as required.

The ideal candidate will be a proven leader and a skilled professional who introduces creative strategies and approaches to the Department and the County. They will be committed to improving performance and processes, be tenacious and able to move past obstacles to accomplish goals and will develop and implement effective solutions to the most pressing issues facing the Department and County. This person will be approachable, demonstrate emotional intelligence, and be an open communicator who is committed to mentoring and developing the professional capacity of the department staff.

To be considered, please submit a cover letter, list of six work-related references, and resume to:

For more information contact:

Pam Derby
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 263-1401

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Stanislaus County is an equal opportunity employer.

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