Deputy Director

  • Modoc County Department of Social Services
  • Alturas, California
  • Sep 13, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management
  • Salary: $5,817.00 - $7,425.00 Monthly

Job Description

Position Information

Under executive direction, the Deputy Director plans, organizes, and directs the overall administrative activities of one or more of the major divisions of a social services agency to include administrative services units, employment, eligibility, or social services programs either directly or through subordinate managers; may act in the Director's absence; and performs related work as required.

A Deputy Director typically has responsibility for multiple functional areas in a social services agency, but may manage a single division or function through subordinate managers and/or supervisors. In these agencies, the Deputy Director serves in a second-level managerial capacity.

The Deputy Director classification differs from the lower level Program Manager and Social Services Program Manager classifications in that the latter typically have responsibility for a single functional area within the agency.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED AND RECEIVED
Incumbents in the Deputy Director classification receive direction from the Director of the department, and supervise the work of subordinate managers and/or supervisors.

Minimum Qualifications

Pattern 1: One (1) year of full-time experience performing duties as a Social Services Program Manager, Program Manager, Staff Services Manager, or Senior Staff Services Manager within an Interagency Merit System county;
OR
Pattern 2: Four (4) years of full-time supervisory experience in employment, eligibility, social service programs, or administrative and staff services work in areas such as personnel, administrative analysis, accounting, auditing, budgeting, or data processing in a public social services agency.
OR
Pattern 3: A graduate degree in public administration or business administration or a Master's Degree in Social Work or a Master's Degree from a two year counseling program; AND two (2) years of full-time supervisory or managerial experience in employment, eligibility, social service programs, or administrative and staff services work in areas such as personnel, administrative analysis, accounting, auditing, budgeting, or data processing in a public social services agency.

While the above requirements outline the minimum qualifications, applicants may be further evaluated for qualifications beyond those listed. Those applicants that are determined to be most highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.


Supplemental Information

  • Foradditional information on this position, please go to http://www.co.modoc.ca.us.public-resources/Employment
  • Applicants that meet the minimum qualifications and are invited to a hiring interview by the County of Modoc will be required to complete and submit a County of Modoc job application.
  • The ability to speak, read, and write Spanish in addition to English would be an asset in this position, but is not required. Applicants for English/Spanish bilingual designated positions must take and pass the Merit System Services bilingual proficiency examination prior to appointment.
  • A valid driver's license may be required at the time of appointment and employees may also be required to drive their own car, provide proof of car insurance, and a DMV clearance. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to a disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
  • Position may require pre-employment drug testing, physical and fingerprinting for a background investigation.
  • This position is full-time at 37.5 hours per week.
  • Government agencies accessing US government information, which include federal tax information must ensure that background investigation requirements for all agency employees and contractors that have access to federal tax information are consistent to the IRS background investigation requirements for access to federal tax information. A background check may be required if the position requires access to these types of records.Background requirements consist of three components which include, fingerprinting, citizenship verification and local law enforcement checks.Applicable agencies must conduct investigation during time of hire and ensure a reinvestigation is conducted 10 years from the date of the previous background investigation for each employee that has access to federal tax information.

EXAMINATION INFORMATION
If supplemental questions are included as a part of this job bulletin, applicants may be rated based upon their responses to the supplemental questions. If rated, only those that are determined to be highly qualified will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

SPECIAL TESTING ARRANGEMENTS
Special testing arrangements may be made to accommodate applicants for disability, military, or religious reasons. If you require such arrangements, please contact CalHR at mssprogram@calhr.ca.gov or 916-323-2785 upon notification that your application has been approved. Documentation from medical, military, school, or church officials outlining the accommodation request must be received by our office a minimum of five business days prior to a scheduled examination.

ABOUT MODOC COUNTY
Modoc County is a geographically diverse area in the northeastern corner of California, and borders both Oregon and Nevada.The City of Alturas is the county seat and the only incorporated city in the County. Federal land comprises much of Modoc County, with employees from the US Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, National Park Service, Bureau of Indian Affairs and the US Fish and Wildlife Service assigned there. These federal operations account for a significant part of the County's economy. Modoc County is home to the Medicine Lake Highlands, which is the largest shield volcano on the US West Coast. You'll also find areas of lava flows, cinder cones, juniper flats, pine forests, and seasonal lakes, nearly one million acres of the Modoc National Forest, as well as hot springs and lava caves, which are common to the area, and geothermal energy resources.



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