Director of Human Resources and Development

County of Tulare California
Visalia, CA

Director of Human Resources and Development
Annual salary range: $120,000 to $145,000
The county provides a generous benefits package.
Application deadline: Monday, March 15, 2021.

Reporting to the County Administrative Officer, the Director serves as head of the Human Resources and Development Department, overseeing and directing the County’s human resource programs which include Personnel, Payroll, Staff Development and Employee Benefits. This position administers and enforces the provisions of the County Personnel Rules and related Administrative Regulations. With indirect administrative direction from the Board of Supervisors, the Director provides supervision to division heads and overall technical supervision to a staff of up to 25 employees.

The ideal candidate will be an inspirational, high integrity, team-builder with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and have the ability to adapt to changing and competing priorities within a diverse, fast paced environment. A positive presence with a commitment to excellence, valuing diversity and a focus on customer service will be key to success. This position requires an extensive and broad range of public sector human resources experience at an executive level. Experience implementing innovative and effective recruiting programs, creative organizational development initiatives and a successful history in employee relations are critical. Being forward–thinking in implementing technology–based solutions to improve efficiencies and stay current and competitive is essential. The successful candidate will take the time to assess and understand existing policies, procedures and organizational needs, and collaborate with departmental staff and key department heads to develop and implement best practices and process improvements. A degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in public, business, or human resource administration, or a related field AND six (6) years of experience in responsible human resources administration (three years of experience in a supervisory capacity) or a closely related field is required. Knowledge of principles and practices of public personnel administration, organization, management and supervision; staff development and safety programs is expected. Knowledge of municipal organizational departments, programs, administration and related legal requirements, regulations, and policies is expected. A master’s degree is preferred.

Centrally located within the State of California, Tulare County is situated in a delightful and geographically diverse region. Mountain peaks of the Sierra Nevada range rise to more than 14,000 feet in its Eastern half. Meanwhile, the extensively cultivated and very fertile valley floor in the Western half, has allowed Tulare County to become the top producer of agricultural commodities in the United States. In addition to substantial packing/shipping operations, light and medium manufacturing plants are increasing in number and are becoming an important factor in the County’s total economic picture. The County has a growing population of 479,112. The Eastern half of the County is comprised primarily of public lands within the Sequoia National Park, National Forest, and the Mineral King, Golden Trout, and Dome land Wilderness areas. Opportunities for all-season outdoor recreation include hiking, water and snow skiing, fishing, and boating.

To be considered for this exceptional career opportunity, please submit a resume (reflecting years and months of positions held, as well as the size of the previous department you have managed or administered), cover letter, and a list of six professional references (who will not be contacted in the early stages of the recruitment) to: https://executivesearch.cpshr.us/JobDetail?ID=1748

For additional information, please contact:

Frank Rojas
CPS HR Consulting
(916) 471-3111

To view an online brochure for this position visit: executivesearch.cpshr.us
Tulare County website: www.tularecounty.ca.gov

Tulare County is an equal opportunity employer.

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