Director of Human Services

Broward County, FL - Fort Lauderdale, FL

Bordering Southeast Florida’s Atlantic coastline, Broward County is the seventeenth most populous county in the nation and the second largest in the State of Florida. Home to over 1.9 million people, Broward County is located between Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties, forming the center of South Florida’s largest metropolitan area in which 6.1 million people reside. Within the County’s 1,224 square miles are 31 municipalities, the largest of which is the county seat, Fort Lauderdale.

The Broward County government was established under Charter in 1974 as a home rule government. The County has a strong Commission/Administrator form of government. The County has more than 6,000 employees and eight organized bargaining units. The County’s overall budget is $4.8 billion with a General Fund of $1.3 billion. Broward County’s Human Services Department (HSD) enhances the lives of its most vulnerable residents by delivering a comprehensive array of innovative and integrated health and human services. Services are provided by 628 highly qualified staff from five Divisions and three offices throughout Broward County supported by a total budget of $166.5 million. The Director of Human Services is responsible for the leadership and administration of programs associated with health and social services in Broward County. Broward County seeks a proven leader and public administrator with content expertise in the field of human services to run HSD.

Requires a bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) from an accredited college or university with major coursework in human services or field closely related to area of assignment; AND 11 years progressive responsible human services experience in supervisory and administrative settings or closely related experience, including 9 years high level supervisory and administrative experience or closely related experience. Candidates should have experience working with elected officials. Candidates from similar municipal organizations of similar complexity to Broward County are strongly encouraged to apply.

Hiring salary range: $175,000 - $199,000 DOQ

Please apply on-line by November 6, 2020 at For questions, contact David McDonald at or Sherrill Uyeda at or (562) 901-0769. EEO/ADA.


Posted On: Thursday, October 22, 2020

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