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The position: Director of consumer affairs for Los Angeles County

Location: Los Angeles, Calif.

Job duties: You will have full responsibility for the overall administrative functioning of the Department of Consumer Affairs, including the planning and implementation of programs, policies and procedures to protect the interests of consumers. Directs the investigation and resolution of complaints of unfair, unethical or deceptive business practices. Provides administrative leadership, oversight and accountability for the fiscal, budget, personnel and other administrative functions and operations of the department. Represents the interests of the County consumers before regulatory agencies and legislative bodies.

The company: The County of Los Angeles includes 88 cities and has a population of more than 10 million people. It is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors. Like all department heads, the Director of Consumer Affairs reports to the Chief Executive Officer.

Requires demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities required in managing a division within a consumer affairs organization including directing budget, personnel, fiscal, supply and other administrative functions. Should also have experience in the areas of consumer protection and education, the promotion of fair business practices and the investigation and resolution of consumer complaints and issues.

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Extra perks: County employees participate in a retirement plan and also get a cafeteria plan, transportation allowance, life insurance and 11 paid holidays a year.

Interesting info: The salary range for this position is $106,992 to $161,941.

Other opportunities: The County of Los Angeles is also seeking a director of health services, a public defender, a human resources manager and an assistant director of public social services.

How to apply: Apply online.

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