District Attorney Human Resources Director 1711DAO-20AA (MM)

SALARY RANGE (approximate)

$41.25 – $62.60 Hour $7,149.22 – $10,850.00 Monthly $85,790.64 – $130,199.94 Annually


The County of Ventura offers an attractive compensation and benefits package. Aside from our base salary range, an employee within this position will also be eligible for the following:

General Salary Increase (GSI) – A GSI of 2.5% effective December 27, 2020 and a GSI of 2.00% effective December 26, 2021.
Educational Incentive – An educational incentive of 2.5% for completion of an associate degree, 3.5% for completion of a bachelor’s degree, OR 5% for completion of a graduate degree.
Annual Leave Redemption – The ability to “cash in” or redeem up to 100 hours of Annual Leave per year. A candidate selected for this position will earn 208 hours per year, increasing to 288 hours after 5 years of service.
Deferred Compensation – Eligible to participate in the County’s 401(k) Shared Savings Plan and/or the Section 457 Plan. This position is eligible for up to a 3% match on your 401(k) contributions.
Flexible Credit Allowance – This is a bi-weekly amount available to Regular employees for the purpose of purchasing medical, dental, and/or vision insurance from a group of authorized plans. Employees may also participate in the Flexible Spending Accounts which increase their spending power by reimbursing them with pre- tax dollars for IRS approved dependent care and health care expenses.
Pension Plan – Participation in the County’s defined pension plan. If eligible, you may establish reciprocity with other public retirement systems such as CalPERS. Holidays – 11 paid days per year in addition to an annual floating holiday.

District Attorney Office – Administrative Services Unit

Administrative Services is responsible for assisting prosecutors, investigators and support staff in fulfilling the mission of the District Attorney’s Office to promote justice and protect the citizens of Ventura County. Overseen by a chief deputy district attorney, this division provides a wide range of services to support the operational needs of the District Attorney’s Office. Administrative Services includes the Information Technology Unit; Clerical Support Services; and the Fiscal, Administrative and Legislative Services Unit. The dedicated men and women in these units work behind the scenes to accomplish the critical functions that keep the office running. The division meets the computer and networking needs of the largest law office in the county, provides the clerical support necessary to handle more than 15,000 criminal cases each year, administers the operating budget, and provides human resources support to approximately 250 employees. In addition, Administrative Services manages facilities in seven locations, administers numerous grant and revenue programs, and serves as the primary liaison to the County Executive Office, Human Resources and Labor Relations Offices, and the Auditor-Controller’s Office.

The Position

Under general direction, the District Attorney Human Resources Director is responsible for recruitment and selection services for District Attorney classifications, classification and compensation, labor relations, workers’ compensation, health and safety programs, payroll, leave of absence and benefits management, and strategic initiatives related to staff development and organizational structure. The District Attorney Human Resources Director performs investigations relating to discrimination complaints and prepares responses as appropriate, and manages various levels of staff.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate will have a knowledge of related employment laws and considerable generalist public sector human resource experience including experience in recruitment administration and automated recruitment systems such as NeoGov; labor relations; supervision of direct subordinates; performing or supervising payroll and personnel functions; utilizing VCHRP/PeopleSoft; benefits administration including leave of absence management, workers’ compensation; health and safety programs; and has experience which demonstrates the ability to work with multiple levels in an organization and support management including the ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; work collaboratively; and provide vision and direction in the areas of responsibility.

PAYROLL TITLES: Staff/Services Manager III/Administrative Services Director I


Staff/Services Manager III: $85,790.71 – $120,118.78 Annually Administrative Services Director I: $93,000.00 – $130,200.00 Annually

Staff/Services Manager III and Administrative Services Director I are Management classifications and are not eligible for overtime compensation. Incumbents in this classification are eligible for benefits at the MB3 level.

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