Human Resources Officer - Community Development Commission

County of Sonoma


Santa Rosa, CA 95403


$7,030 – $8,545
per month

Human Resources Officer - Community Development Commission

$7,030 - $8,545/Monthly*

Bring your Human Resources experience to the Community Development Commission (CDC)!

Starting salary up to $49.13/hour ($102,540/year), a cash allowance of $600/month, and a competitive total compensation package!* 

What We Offer

Working at the County of Sonoma offers expansive opportunities for growth and development, the ability to be a part of a challenging and rewarding work environment, and the satisfaction of knowing you're working to better our communities. You can also look forward to excellent benefits* including:

  • An annual Staff Development/Wellness Benefit allowance up to $1,700 and ongoing education/training opportunities
  • Competitive vacation and sick leave accruals, 12 paid holidays, and an additional 8 floating holiday hours per year
  • Significant portion of health care premiums paid by the County and access to several health plan options
  • County contribution to a Health Reimbursement Arrangement to help fund post-retirement employee health insurance/benefits
  • Retirement fully integrated with Social Security
  • May be eligible for up to 8 weeks (320 hours) of Paid Parental Leave after 12 months of County employment
  • Eligibility for a salary increase after 1,040 hours (6 months when working full-time) for good work performance; eligibility for a salary increase for good performance every year thereafter, until reaching the top of the salary range

Under the direction of the Human Resources (HR) Manager for the Department of Health Services, this position serves as the HR Officer for the Community Development Commission. In that role, this position is responsible for overseeing HR functions at the CDC which include all aspects of recruitment and hiring processes. The HR Officer is the primary CDC liaison to County HR on all HR matters. The position works collaboratively with County HR to assure Agency policies align with both County policies and MOU requirements. The HR Officer serves as the adviser to CDC managers and supervisors on human resources issues, such as discipline, Americans with Disabilities Act requirements; performance management; employee relations matters, discrimination, hiring practices, union matters, and training management.

This position acts as the administrative lead in developing, implementing, and managing Emergency Response Plans, Safety Procedures, and Injury Illness Prevention Program Plan for the Agency. The HR Officer also serves as the Training Coordinator for the CDC, collaborates with County HR, and participates in any new HR-related initiatives for the CDC.

About the Sonoma County CDC

The CDC is dedicated to creating housing opportunities, in thriving and inclusive neighborhoods, for all. It is governed by the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors, acting as the Commissioners of the CDC, and the Community Development Committee (Committee) which acts as an advisory group to the Commissioners. The Committee reviews and makes recommendations on policy and funding matters to come before the Commission. The CDC's four core service areas include: Ending Homelessness, Homeless & Community Services, Housing & Neighborhood Investments, Program Compliance, and Rental Assistance. The CDC is a separate entity from the County of Sonoma and not within the Sonoma County Civil Service System. 

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate for this position will possess experience:

  • Overseeing recruitment processes 
  • Managing Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) claims, the interactive process, and reasonable accommodations 
  • Overseeing leaves of absence in accordance with multiple leave laws 
  • Interpreting and applying union contracts, labor laws, and regulations 
  • Supervising staff and engaging with employees at all levels 
  • Conducting risk assessments and investigating various claims 
  • Managing safety programs and ergonomic evaluations

How to Apply

*Salary is negotiable and benefits described herein do not represent a contract and may be changed without notice. For more information, including minimum qualifications, & to apply, visit, or call 707-565-2331. EOE Apply by 4/28/21