Deputy Director, Office of Labor Standards and Enforcement

  • County of San Diego
  • San Diego, California
  • Sep 16, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management Human Resources and Personnel Political or Public Affairs Public Information and Intergovernmental Affairs Executive, Management
  • Salary: $125,000.00 - $145,000.00 USD
  • Apply By: Dec 15, 2021


The County of San Diego is currently recruiting for a Deputy Director in the  Office of Labor Standards and Enforcement (OLSE).  OLSE is a new office housed within the Finance and General Government Group that was established as a Board of Supervisors priority under the County of San Diego's Framework for the Future. The OLSE will be the local government entity that serves as a resource for workers and business owners alike to get clarity and information about laws and regulations related to businesses in San Diego County, ensuring that employers are treating workers fairly.

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Job Description

The Deputy Director for the Office of Labor Standards and Enforcement is an executive management position responsible for managing the administrative and operational activities for the OLSE. The Deputy Director will play a key role in prioritizing the fair treatment of workers by advancing labor standards through community engagement, research, policy development, enforcement, and education. This position requires a culturally competent leader who values and can leverage San Diego County’s diversity to advance the County’s commitment to an equitable and inclusive region.

The key responsibilities of the Deputy Director include:

• Aligns the Office’s priorities with the Board of Supervisors policy guidelines and initiatives including, Supporting Working Families, Fair Employment Standards, and Subcontractor Transparency Measures

• Plans, directs, organizes and coordinates staff in activities that identify trends and gaps in worker protections, identifies opportunities to increase worker protections from unscrupulous employers, undertakes enforcement where needed, and engages with worker and employer stakeholders

• Collaborates with community partners, other jurisdictions, incorporated cities, employers and workers to increase awareness of business regulations related to workers, encourage compliance, and ensure the fair treatment of workers

• Oversees the data collection, analyses, and research initiatives on regional workplace issues and trends in order to develop policy recommendations that protect and advance fair and safe workplaces

Job Requirements

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited U.S. college or university or a certified foreign studies equivalency (if education was obtained outside of the U.S.) and five (5) years of experience that demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the classification. Experience must include three (3) years of management level experience and at least one year of supervision. A master’s degree or higher degree may substitute for a total of one of experience and cannot be applied to the required one year of supervision.

Special Instructions

Applications and résumés may be submitted online at; select Current Job Postings. Résumés should include academic degrees held and dates conferred, employment history and positions held, dates of services, areas of experience, levels of responsibility, reporting structure, key duties performed, and number of direct reports or staff.

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