Monterey County Health Department

Salinas, CA 93906



Salary: $12,642.93 – $17,267.47 Monthly

Final Filing Date: Open Until Filled

Exam #: 22/12C05/08MG


The Monterey County Health Department is seeking a candidate with proven executive management experience and fiscal experience within a large health and/or human service environment to fill a vacancy for the position of Assistant Director of Health Services. The Assistant Director has direct responsibility for the management of the Department’s Animal Services and Public Administrator/Conservator/Guardian Divisions and  the Administration Bureau, which includes Finance/Budget, Information Technology, Facilities Management, Privacy and Compliance functions, and serves as the Department’s Compliance Officer, responsible for ensuring compliance with Federal Health Care program requirements in the areas of regulation, fiscal, operations, and policy . This position is At-Will and works under general direction of the Director of Health.


The Health Department provides a wide array of services within its Administration, Animal Services, Behavioral Health, Emergency Medical Services, Environmental Health, Clinic Services, Public Health, and Public Guardian/Conservator/Administrator Bureaus/Divisions. The Department oversees approximately 150 programs at its more than 40 sites across the County. The Department’s FY 2022-23 annual operating budget is $355 million with 1,218 employees.


The full job announcement can be found by clicking below:

Assistant Director of Health Services Brochure

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please refer to the application process as outlined in the brochure(s). If you have any questions, please call 831-796-1276 or e-mail GutierrezMJ@co.monterey.ca.us.

Additional Information



Apply On-Line!

Our website: https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/montereycounty/jobs/3668121/assistant-director-of-health-services?page=1&pagetype=jobOpportunitiesJobs


Applications may also be obtained from and submitted to:

Monterey County Health Department, Human Resources Division

1270 Natividad Road

Salinas, CA 93906


To assess applicants’ possession of required qualifications, the examination process may include an oral examination, pre-examination exercises, performance examination, and/or written examination. The competitive examination process includes submittal of required application materials. A complete application package will include:

• A completed County of Monterey Employment Application

• Resume

• Cover Letter

• Responses to the Supplemental Questions


For a guaranteed review, all application materials must be received by the priority screen date of August 29, 2022. Applications received after this priority screen date will be considered on an as needed basis.


For more information or to receive application materials, contact the Health Department Human Resources Division at 831-755-4519.



If you believe you possess a disability that would require test accommodation, please call the Health Department Human Resources Office at (831) 755-4519.

Employment is contingent upon acceptable documentation verifying identity and authorization for employment in the United States.

If you are hired into this classification in a temporary position, your salary will be hourly, and you will not be eligible for the benefits listed above.


Monterey County is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer.