Ideally located an hour’s drive north of San Francisco and 30 miles east of the Pacific
Ocean, Santa Rosa (pop. 175,155) is the 5th largest city in the Bay Area, encompassing
41.5 square miles in the heart of Sonoma County’s wine country. The City is supported
by 1,247 staff and a total budget $478.8 million. Reporting to the Director of Human
Resources, the Deputy Director leads a team of 12 responsible for employment
services, labor relations, performance management and employee benefits.

The ideal candidate is an experienced human resource professional with a broad
background including recruitment, classification and compensation and labor relations.
This collaborative leader will have outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
and prior supervisory experience. Opportunities to modernize and streamline await! Five
years of progressively responsible experience managing human resource functions
including two years in a supervisory role and a Bachelor’s degree are expected. Public
sector experience is highly desirable.

The salary range goes up to $159,740; salary is supplemented by a competitive benefits
package. Closing date: Monday, September 5, 2022. To download recruitment
brochure and apply online, visit

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