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Employment Opportunities

Director of Human Services - City of Hallandale Beach

Nature of Work

Serves as the Department Director for the Human Services Department. Performs complex professional and administrative social work. Responsibilities include administering and/or coordinating a variety of social service programs within the Human Services Department. Work is performed under the administrative direction of the City Manager or designee. Performs administrative work in planning, developing, organizing and implementing social service programs and activities for all segments of the community. Exercises administrative direction and general supervision of staff and volunteers. Employees in this class must be able to exercise sound judgment, with clear direction, utilize discretion, fairness and integrity. Performs a wide variety of complex duties, utilizing initiative, analyzing issues and problems, and decision making.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Social Work, Psychology, Criminal Justice, Public Administration or a related field from an accredited institution required. Master Degree preferred.
  • Seven (7) years of paid work experience in social services, public administration, mental health, criminal justice or a related area of work which includes a minimum of two years in management or at a supervisory level required.
  • Must possess a valid Florida Driver’s License and maintain a satisfactory driving record throughout employment.
  • Certification from the Federal Emergency Management Administration, National Incident Management System IS-700 Introduction to NIMS, IS-800 National Response Plan, IS-100 Introduction to Incident Command, and IS-200 Incident Command for Single Resources or ability to obtain within one (1) month of employment.
  • Certification from the Federal Emergency Management Administration, IS-300 Intermediate Incident Command System, and IS-400 Advanced Incident Command System or ability to obtain within nine (9) months of employment.

Additional Information

Applicants who demonstrate they meet the minimum requirements may be subject to an extensive selection process and screening program, which may include, but not be limited to, evaluation of training and experience background investigation; medical evaluation; controlled substance screen.

Applicants are required to sign an affidavit for non-use of tobacco products in order to be considered for employment.

Preference will be given to certain veterans, spouses of veterans, or unremarried widows/widowers of veterans. Proof of veterans’ eligibility must be provided at time of application. EOE M/F/D/V.

Apply online at www.hallandalebeachfl.gov.

POSITION NO.: 10850