The women and men who work for the Department of Social Services bring our services to life; these dedicated individuals are our most important asset. The Department’s Human Resources Branch is responsible for coordinating activities related to employment with the Department. This includes: recruiting and hiring new talent into the Department; making sure payroll and benefits are delivered, coordinating employee relations, and overseeing the Department’s Civil Rights program.
The Department of Social Services is an equal opportunity employer and relies on HR to reach out to our diverse community in recruiting new employees. Under Federal law, the Department’s hiring practice is managed in partnership with the State Personnel Board under the aegis of Merit Systems Services.
Contact Human Resources if you are interested in a career helping
support our community. The types of jobs include helping people find work, keeping children and vulnerable adults safe, providing low-income families with health insurance, nutrition assistance, and temporary cash aid, assisting the independence of people with disabilities, and making sure veteran’s are able to access earned benefits.
For more information on open or future recruitments, call 831-796-1534
Current DSS jobs can be found at: www.mss.ca.gov
Our 24-hour toll free job line is 1-877-796-1503
Other county positions can be found at: www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel/
Current Job Opportunities
Principal Office Assistant
Final Filing Date: Friday, June 23, 2017 at 5:00pm PST
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The Staff Development unit plans, develops, and delivers training to DSS staff. Activities include assessing training needs, monitoring and evaluation of training services, and developing the annual department's training plan. Staff Development services are customarily offered to other county departments. The staff development unit also collaborates with local social services departments, adult schools, colleges, and universities to maximize training efforts and resources.
The County offers an excellent benefits package; please refer
to the benefits sheet relative to the classification for which
you are interest at www.co.monterey.ca.us/personnel/benefits.html .
*Public employees retirement Plan 2% at 55. Your benefit factor is the percentage of pay to which you are entitled for each year of service. the benefit factor is determined by your age at time of retirement. Final compensation is your average full-time pay rate for the last 12 consecutive months.