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Chief of Public Health, Santa Cruz, CA

Organization: County of Santa Cruz
Category: Administration/Management
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
Date Job Posted: October 15, 2021
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SALARY: $12,114 - 16, 238 / Month

Filing Deadline: Friday, October 29, 2021

Are you seeking new, exciting, opportunities?

The County of Santa Cruz offers work-life balance with its generous benefits package Paid Holidays*Annual Leave*Medical*Dental*Vision*CalPERS retirement *and more!


  • Plan, organize and direct a broad range of public health programs and services;
  • Direct the comprehensive Public Health Division under the Health Services Agency for Santa Cruz County;
  • Direct the enforcement of applicable State health laws and regulations;
  • Assist in program planning;
  • Develop strong relationships with a diverse group of stakeholders;
  • Utilize relevant public health theories and evidence to inform practice;
  • Develop and uphold a workplace culture that supports the Division’s mission, vision and values

Public Health Division Vision: Better Health Every Day for Everyone

REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of education, training and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

  • Five years of progressively responsible administrative experience in a public health related field including one year of experience in program development and evaluation.
  • A Master's degree in nursing, public health, public administration, or a related field may be substituted for one of the five years of required administrative experience.

Special Requirements/Conditions: Valid California class C driver license.

Background Investigation: Fingerprinting is required.

Live and work in beautiful Santa Cruz County!

The County’s natural beauty spans from its coastal beaches to its redwood forests. The County also has excellent shopping throughout the local communities and features a lively downtown area in the City of Santa Cruz.

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