Executive Director of Personnel Services

City of Santa Ana

Santa Ana, located in central Orange County, is the eleventh largest city in California with a population of 325,000.  The city is 10 miles inland from the Pacific Ocean, 33 miles southeast of Los Angeles and 90 miles north of San Diego.  A Charter city incorporated in 1886, Santa Ana is known for its neighborhood pride, enriching cultural experience, appreciation of diversity and thriving economic climate.      


This executive management position has responsibility for a full-service human resources department including recruitment and selection, classification and compensation, labor and employee relations, benefits administration, and a risk management division that includes a self-administered workers’ compensation program, liability and property claims, insurance, and a loss control.  The Executive Director is a key advisor to the City Manager and works closely with the Finance Department to provide analyzed data and recommendations to the City Council via the City Manager. The position will be heavily involved in labor negotiations and risk management operations, and will serve as the primary decisions-maker in settlement conferences.


The position requires extensive management experience in the public sector.  A Bachelor’s degree (Master’s preferred) in public administration or a related field is required.    


To apply, please submit required application by December 31, 2017.  Detailed brochure available at:  www.santa-ana.org/jobs.  EOE/ADA               


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