Deputy Director, Public Health

Company:   County of Los Angeles Department of Human Resources

Location:   Los Angeles, CA

Date Posted:   September 24, 2019

Application Deadline:   Open until filled

Employment Type:   Full time

Salary:  $162,771 to $246,366, annually

Deputy Director, Public Health

About the Position

Internal Job Number: UC-132
Government Sector
Full Time
1 opening

Description: Los Angeles County Public Health is one of the largest health departments in the United States, and we were recently recognized by the National Association of County and City Health Officials as 2019 local health department of the year. With a rich history of protecting and promoting the public's health for over 100 years, we operate at a budget of over $1.3 billion to meet our mission and mandate. We successfully promote health awareness and prevent disease for all County residents. We do this by empowering our 4,600 employees to lead delivery of children’s medical services, chronic and communicable disease control, community health services, emergency preparedness and response, environmental health, facilities inspections, health assessments, HIV and STD programs, and substance abuse prevention and control.

The Deputy Director directs the Divisions of Environmental Health, Emergency Preparedness and Response, and Health Facilities Inspection, providing services for over 10 million County residents, and leading all aspects of a staff of over a thousand full time employees. The Deputy Director works alongside community partners to lead the Department’s environmental justice efforts strengthening environmental monitoring and oversight that empower residents, improve regulatory enforcement, reduce toxic emissions, and improve health outcomes in communities disproportionately impacted by environmental hazard exposure.

Salary: $162,771 to $246,366, annually, plus a competitive benefits package. Starting salary will be dependent on qualifications and career accomplishments. Relocation may be provided.



Education:  A Master's degree, preferably in a science field (biology, chemistry, physics, public health, or environmental science).

Experience:  Five years of supervisory experience directing the planning, implementation, coordination, administration, monitoring and evaluation of a comprehensive major program or division, with full responsibility for managing staff, resources and activities.

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