Director of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (Open & Promotional)

  • County of San Mateo, CA
  • Redwood City, California
  • Sep 13, 2022
Full Time Administration and Management Public Health
  • Salary: $213,553.60 - $266,926.40 Annually USD

Job Description


The County of San Mateo is currently seeking highly qualified applicants for the position of

Director of Behavioral Health and Recovery Services

Please view the online brochure for a detailed description of this position and instructions on how to apply!
To apply for this exciting career opportunity, the following materials must be submitted online at .

1. Resume
2. A Cover Letter that includes includes responses to each of the following questions (in this order):
  • Describe your qualifications, experience and scope of responsibility that prepares you to direct the County Health's Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Division.
  • Describe your proudest contribution to your organization as an executive. Explain how you accomplished it and why it was significant.
  • Discuss the biggest challenge/issue affecting behavioral health services in California today. Explain what you would do as the Director to help successfully deal with the challenge.
Electronic confirmation acknowledging receipt of your application materials will be forwarded to you upon receipt of your application materials. Resumes submitted via email will not be accepted.

Depending on the number of applicants, an application appraisal of education and experience may be used in place of other examinations or further evaluation of work experience may be conducted to group applicants by level of qualification. All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination.

Tentative Recruitment Timeline
Final Filing Date: November 7, 2022

Application Screening: November 14-17, 2022

Panel Interviews: December 13-14, 2022

At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. We are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

For questions about this position or the selection process, please contact Ramla Javed at 650-363-4974 or

Job Address

Redwood City, California United States View Map