Sacramento County recruits for more than 1,000 types of jobs, including public safety, building, administrative, financial, technical, engineering, medical, attorneys, science and more. Many positions require college degrees, advanced training or special certificates, but many do not.
There are two types of recruitment:
- Open Filing: applications are accepted for a specified period to fill a current vacancy
- Continuous Filing: applications are accepted on a continuous basis to maintain a current list of eligible candidates for future vacancies
In addition to 13 paid holidays every year, the County offers exceptional benefits including health insurance, Health Savings Plans, dental and vision insurance, Flexible Spending Accounts, life insurance and Deferred Compensation. Some positions offer tuition assistance, uniform allowances, vehicles and special compensation. The Public Service Loan Program
offers student loan forgiveness for full-time employees who work for certain public service employers.
Additionally, the 2017 Sacramento County Career Fair is Saturday, March 11, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For more information and to register, visit the free registration webpage
If you are interested in working for a dynamic organization that serves the residents and businesses of Sacramento County, here is an overview to help you navigate the application process:
The first step is to find a job that you qualify for: look for jobs you might qualify for and you are interested in at www.SacCountyJobs.net
Read through the job descriptions and minimum requirements carefully, and complete the application and supplemental questions online. (Please note, resumes will not be accepted.)
Computers are available to use at the Employment Services Office at 700 H Street, Room 4667, Sacramento, CA 95814, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
If qualifications are met, applications move to the examination phase; if qualifications are not met, applicants are notified by email after the final filing date.
There are various types of examinations given, and generally candidates will receive their exam scores within eight weeks via email. Once the candidates are ranked, a list of eligible candidates is created to provide departments a pool of qualified candidates to interview. Interviews are based on departments’ vacancies so you may hear from us right away, or it may be some time before you are contacted.
After being hired, you will serve a probation period lasting from six months up to a year before becoming a permanent employee.
Note: If you have a disability and need special accommodations, please notify the Employment Services Division prior to the final filing date.