Santa Clara County, sometimes referred to as “Silicon Valley,” is unique for its geographic attractiveness and social diversity. With its numerous natural amenities and one of the highest standards of living in the country, it has long been considered one of the best areas in the United States to live and work. The County’s population of 1.92 million is the largest in Northern California, one of the State’s most heterogeneous, rich in ethnic and cultural diversity, and enjoys access to all of the attractions of the San Francisco Bay Area. The elected Board of Supervisors establishes policies to address issues that affect the day-to-day operation of the County government and is responsible for an annual operating and capital improvement budget of more than $9 billion. It adopts ordinances that affect unincorporated communities and oversees the budget. The County operates under a “charter” form of government, which gives the County substantial responsibility and authority. Under this charter, the Board appoints a County Executive to administer County Government. Santa Clara County is the third largest employer in Silicon Valley with approximately 22,000 employees. Santa Clara County is made up of people from diverse cultures, nationalities, and racial groups. Over 100 languages and dialects spoken. A large percentage of the population in the County was born outside of the United States.

Job Title: Director of Workers’ Compensation Program

Job Description 

$153,717 - $197,187 Annually
The salary range is dependent upon qualifications.
The Director of Workers' Compensation Program is responsible for planning, organizing, directing, and evaluating the activities and staff of the County-wide Workers' Compensation Program, which includes overseeing the development, implementation, and evaluation of the program. This position is responsible for directing the various activities of the program, including the tracking and evaluation of regulatory information, legislative review, communication with regulatory agencies, management of the centralized system contract, performance of quality assurance auditing, and provisions of leadership.

Required Background and Experience:
A qualified candidate must possess education and experience equivalent to a bachelor's degree in Business or Public Administration, or a closely related field and five (5) years increasingly responsible experience managing or supervising Workers' Compensation and Insurance functions.

In addition to a generous leadership benefits package, the individual selected for this role will enjoy a rewarding career with the Risk Management Division in the Office of the County Executive.

Final Filing Date: Thursday, June 1, 2023

Job Requirements 

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If you have any questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Kendra Conrad, Executive Services, at (408) 299-6874 or

Apply by: Thu, 06/01/2023

To Apply, Contact:
(408) 299-6874