Open: September 24, 2018
Close: Open until filled
Salary Range: Excepted Service 11 (ES11) $149,247 to $223,885)
This position is located in the Executive Office of the Mayor (EOM). The incumbent of this position serves as Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services (DMHHS) and is responsible for providing executive direction and administration of a wide range of complex and diverse health and human services and programs which are of high quality and responsive to individual and family needs of the citizens of the District of Columbia.
The Deputy Mayor serves in a recognized authoritative and advisory capacity to the Mayor on all matters pertaining to the District's health and human services strategies, systems and services. As Deputy Mayor for Health and Human Services, the incumbent has the responsibility for ensuring the implementation of programs and services through a network of line agencies, including:
The District of Columbia is unique in that it provides programs and services normally associated with city, county, and state governments. The Deputy Mayor actively participates with the agency heads in the establishment of health and human services policies; in planning for the accomplishment of primary programs; providing advice concerning implications of major program decisions; and assuring coordination of overall health program planning and objectives with human services programs to assure outreach of income, medical and food assistance programs.
Major Duties and Responsibilities
REQUIRED BACKGROUND AND EXPERIENCE
There is a legal requirement that each new appointee to the Excepted and Executive Service either: (1) be domiciled in the District of Columbia at the time of appointment; or (2) establish District domicile within one hundred eighty (180) days of appointment. The law also requires that Excepted and Executive Service employees maintain District domicile during the period of the appointment. Failure to maintain District domicile during the period of the appointment will result in forfeiture of employment.