Human Resources Director

Placer County, CA

 Placer County, California

Human Resources Director



Placer County is characterized by a healthy and diverse economy, attractive business environment, and 373,796 residents who benefit from high quality educational, safety, and healthcare infrastructure. Stretching over one hundred miles, from the breathtaking vistas of the truly one-of-a-kind Lake Tahoe down through the verdant foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the lush Sacramento Valley, Placer County encompasses some of the most beautiful and diverse scenery in Northern California.  The County provides a wide range of services to its residents through approximately 20 departments and 3,000 employees with a 2017-18 budget of $866.2 million.  With a staff of approximately 50 employees, the new Director will be responsible for planning, organizing and directing a comprehensive Human Resources Department, serving at-will to the County Executive Officer, and receiving direction from the Civil Service Commission in those areas of human resource administration set forth in the Civil Service Enabling Ordinance or Placer County code.  The candidate of choice will be a visionary leader, respecting the abilities of the management team and valuing professional input from staff.  In addition to a minimum of five years of increasingly responsible managerial experience, including at least three years of public sector experience, this position requires a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business, public, or personnel administration or a related field. A Masters degree and/or professional certification in Human Resources is/are preferred.  Salary range from $157,395 to $191,256 DOQE with excellent benefits.


Please send your cover letter and resume electronically to:


Peckham & McKenney


Call Phil McKenney at (866-912-1919 for more information.  The brochure is available on our web site at  Resumes will be acknowledged within 2 business days.


Resume filing deadline is November 12, 2018.