24 days old

Assistant HR Manager

Santa Barbara County Department of Social Services
Santa Maria, California 93455
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time
  • Shift
    1st Shift


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An Equal Opportunity Employer

OPENING DATE: 05/17/19 

CLOSING DATE: 06/07/19


Annual Salary: $77,073.17 - $93,000.00 Annually DOE/DOQ. This salary range reflects the negotiable range for hire. However, the top of the range for salary advancement is $112,147.22.

We are accepting applications to fill a full-time vacant Assistant HR Manager position in Santa Maria, California for the Department of Social Services.

If you want to work in a job where your contribution has a direct impact on the County serving those in need and you:

  • Are an expert communicator, self-starter, and detailed oriented,
  • Have an understanding of Human Resources and the various disciplines; this includes knowing related rules and regulations,
  • Are able to multi-task and work well under pressure,
  • Are eager to learn;
  • Are able to work with all levels of an organization effectively, then we have a job for you!


  • Vacation - 12 to 25 days per year depending on length of public employment
  • Holidays - 11 days per year
  • Sick Leave – 12 days per year
  • Health Plans – Choice of medical and dental plans with vision care. County contributions made towards the employee's premium.
  • Retirement – The County offers a Defined Benefit Plan and the 401 (a) Deferred Compensation Plan.
  • On-Site Employee Health Clinics in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria: Provides ongoing and episodic services to eligible employees and their eligible dependents over age 15. (More benefit information can be found when accessing the application)



We are looking for a leader who can fill in and support the Department of Social Service's HR manager to achieve tasks that will support the Department and help position it for the future. The incumbent will either be responsible for or shall assist with various duties and aspects of HR, including but not exclusively limited to: providing consultation services to staff; acting as the liaison with other County Departments; assisting or conducting disciplinary investigations which includes writing investigation reports; investigating civil right allegations and protected client information breaches; actively participating in disability management activities; recruiting activities; policy development; and HR training. This position will allow you to use your expertise across many HR disciplines rather than being assigned to just one area!


Joining the County of Santa Barbara's Department of Social Services is an opportunity to positively affect the lives and futures of children, families and seniors in our community. The Department of Social Services provides a broad range of services and programs critical to delivering a countywide safety net for children, the elderly and dependent adults. The department also provides eligibility determination to access healthcare benefits and supports individuals and families in achieving economic self-sufficiency through various services including: cash assistance, CalFresh (formerly Food Stamps), General Relief and employment training and placement assistance. The Department has more than 25 programs delivered via a shared accountability approach through four branches. The Department of Social Services' strategic actions and priorities are focused on:

  • An efficient professionally managed organization able to anticipate and effectively respond to the needs of the community;
  • A safe and healthy community in which to live, work and visit;
  • A county government that is accessible, open and citizen-friendly; and
  • A community that fosters the safety and wellbeing of families and children.



Our ideal candidate will be an independent self-starter, have an outstanding ability to balance competing priorities, use sound decision making and judgement skills, will be solutions oriented, is a quick study and works effectively in a fast-paced



  1. Leads teams, units, sections, and/or significant departmental projects; sets team/project goals and measurements; takes full leadership responsibility for assigned teams and projects; obtains and deploys resources necessary to manage team/project; and assumes full accountability for team/project outcomes.
  2. May supervise staff, including Administrative Leaders; designs and implements customer service solutions and initiatives; and ensures high-quality customer service is delivered by subordinate staff;
  3. Develops and manages budgets.
  4. Exercises a high-level of independence in team/project-related decision making.

For information and to apply:  HR Assistant Manager


APPLICATION AND SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE DEADLINE: June 07, 2019 at 5:00 PM PST; postmarks not accepted. Applications and job bulletins can be obtained 24 hours a day at www.sbcountyjobs.com. Applicants may use County computers at the Workforce Resource Centers in Santa Barbara and Santa Maria. In Santa Barbara, applications and job bulletins may be obtained at the Human Resources Department, 1226 Anacapa Street, Monday - Friday, from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.



https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/sbcounty OR 1226 Anacapa Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101


Posted: 2019-05-21 Expires: 2019-06-20

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