Recruitment Staff

Our qualified professionals bring practical hands-on experience and knowledge to address your recruiting needs.

At CPS HR, we understand the challenges and complexities of public sector recruiting. Working in partnership with your governing body or selection team, we develop a customized search strategy to ensure that the person selected meets your exacting standards.


PAMELA DERBY – Executive Recruiter

Pamela DerbyPam Derby has over 25 years of experience in managing public relations and client services in both the public and private sector. Since joining CPS HR Executive Search in 2003, she has managed a wide range of recruitments for state, city, county and special district executives including city manager, assistant and deputy city manager, executive director, general manager, police chief, fire chief, community and economic development director, human resource director, finance director, public works director, registrar of voters, library director, and director of information technology in addition to specialized support positions. Prior to joining CPS HR Executive Search, Ms. Derby served as the Aide to the Yuba County Board of Supervisors serving as the Board’s liaison to County Department Heads, the community, and the media. Previous to her local government service, Ms. Derby served in the private sector and with several non-profit lobbying associations where she was responsible for the management of several large consumer groups. Send an email to Pamela Derby


FRANK ROJAS – Executive Recruiter

Frank RojasFrank Rojas is an Executive Recruiter with CPS HR Consulting. Frank brings over 30 years of recruiting experience from the highly competitive direct placement and contract labor industries as well the corporate environment. Mr. Rojas has significant experience placing corporate leaders, executive, professional and technical staff for government sector, non-profits, aerospace, architectural and engineering, information technology, petroleum and chemical, energy, power, civil/structural, transportation, landscaping and private industry. Mr. Rojas has established a strong client and customer base through trust, effective recruiting, relationship building and teamwork. After earning a B.A. degree at UC Berkeley, Mr. Rojas began his career in Contract Labor and over the next 20+ years launched seven start-up offices in several states and locations providing direct placement and contract support to hundreds of clients in virtually all industries and levels of talent. He continued his career in the non-profit environment managing and building a talent network during significant growth periods. Having been a speaker at several networking and career coaching venues, Frank believes in utilizing traditional recruiting methodology with social media. He has been named in the top 1% viewed profiles on LinkedIn. Send an email to Frank Rojas.


TERESA WEBSTER – Executive Recruiter

Teresa WebsterWith more than 15 years at CPS HR Teresa Webster has developed a solid knowledge of public sector agencies and the environments they work in. She has served in various capacities while at CPS HR including having responsibilities in the testing, executive administration, state clients and marketing units. Working with the Executive Search team she has conducted initial candidate interviews, developed and implemented several outreach strategies, performed professional reference checks, screened resumes, and lead candidate interview panels. In addition, she has managed recent recruitments from the Chief to Supervisor level. Prior to joining CPS HR, Ms. Webster had many years of experience in the private sector water resources, transportation, and pharmaceutical industries. Send an email to Teresa Webster.


JOSH JONES – Executive Recruiter

Josh Jones Josh Jones brings nearly 10 years of public sector experience to his role as Executive Recruiter at CPS HR Consulting. He has worked with both cities and counties in such high-level roles as City Manager and Deputy CAO. With this direct professional experience, Mr. Jones brings a practitioner’s touch to recruitments and understands the unique needs of clients whether they are elected officials or management staff. Combining this knowledge with a sincere interest in the client’s success, he is committed to providing exceptional service and client satisfaction. Prior to joining CPS HR Consulting, Mr. Jones obtained a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of Kansas and has successfully managed recruitment processes for numerous positions such as City Manager, Police Chief, and Utility Director. Send an email to Josh Jones.





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