Napa County

The Napa Valley - Internationally known for its fine wines, exciting restaurants and world-class resorts, is home to 130,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage.

Located in the heart of California’s preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities.

The Napa Valley’s strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities.

The County of Napa is a highly respected employer within the local community as well as throughout the region. We offer rewarding and challenging work, flexible hours, competitive salaries, a comprehensive benefits package and tremendous opportunities for career growth. At the County of Napa we truly value our employees and are committed to diversity in our family-oriented environment. This is why we are the Employer of Choice for more than 1,300 employees.

As an organization, the County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community’s values: integrity, accountability, and service.


Please visit our career page for current opportunities: www.napacountycareers.com

A general law county, Napa County is governed by a five-member Board of Supervisors elected by district for four year terms. The Board of Supervisors appoints a County Executive Officer who is responsible for providing overall management for the County’s operations, including day-to-day supervision of the County’s appointed department heads.

Napa County has a budget of over $454 million and has enjoyed relative financial stability in recent years compared to many agencies. More than 1,300 county employees provide services to the public through 17 departments—5 managed by elected officials and the remainder managed by a department head appointed by the Board of Supervisors based on the recommendation of the County Executive Officer. County services include land use permitting, road maintenance, social services, public safety, elections, public health, behavioral health, environmental management, airport operations, library services, emergency operations and dozens of other pro-grams that benefit County residents. As an organization, Napa County is dedicated to improving the lives of its residents and reflecting the best of the community’s values: integrity, accountability and service.

9 job(s) at Napa County

Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Jun 12, 2018
Full Time
This recruitment has been extended and will remain open until a sufficient pool of qualified candidates is obtained. This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy in the Auditor-Controller's Office. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year. The Grant Compliance Auditor classification series is flexibly staffed, with the Principal Grant Compliance Auditor being the highest level in the series. The department may choose to fill this vacancy at any level within the series, based upon the qualifications of the applicant pool. An incumbent in this class series is expected to be qualified in accounting and/or auditing procedures. Incumbents prepare, monitor, and audit federal and state grant financial activities to ensure compliance with applicable rules, regulations, and accounting procedures as part of its overall grant management for operational departments and external agencies. Grant Compliance Auditor $33.94 - $40.57 Hourly $2,715.20 - $3,245.60 Biweekly $5,882.93 - $7,032.13 Monthly $70,595.20 - $84,385.60 Annually This is the entry-level classification in the professional Grant Compliance Auditor series assigned to the grant compliance team in the Auditor-Controller's Office. This class is distinguished from the Senior Grant Compliance Auditor by the greater application of knowledge and increased level of independence required by the latter. Supervision is provided by management staff. No supervision is exercised over others. Senior Grant Compliance Auditor $37.14 - $44.43 Hourly $2,971.20 - $3,554.40 Biweekly $6,437.60 - $7,701.20 Monthly $77,251.20 - $92,414.40 Annually This is the journey level classification in the professional Grant Compliance Auditor series assigned to the grant compliance team in the Auditor-Controller's Office. This classification operates with a high degree of independence and assists the Principal Grant Compliance Auditor as part of the grant compliance team in the Auditor-Controller's office. This class is distinguished from the Grant Compliance Auditor in that there is a greater application of knowledge and increased level of independence required for this level. It is further distinguished from the Principal Grant Compliance Auditor in that the latter is considered the advanced working level in the series and the lead for the grant compliance team. General supervision is provided by higher level management staff. May serve as a functional lead. No supervision is exercised over others. Principal Grant Compliance Auditor $41.64 - $49.95 Hourly $3,331.20 - $3,996.00 Biweekly $7,217.60 - $8,658.00 Monthly $86,611.20 - $103,896.00 Annually This is the advanced working level classification in the professional Grant Compliance Auditor series assigned to the grant compliance team in the Auditor-Controller's Office. This classification operates with a high degree of independence and latitude and provides functional direction on the activities of the grant compliance team in the Auditor-Controller's office. This class is distinguished from the Senior Grant Compliance Auditor classification in that the Principal Grant Compliance Auditor serves in a lead capacity over the grant compliance team in addition to performing complex grant compliance auditor duties. General direction is provided by the Auditor-Controller or designee. Responsibilities include informal direction over assigned staff in the grant compliance team. The Recruitment Process 1. Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, December 11, 2017. 2. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications the week of December 11, 2017. 3. Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of December 18, 2017. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 4. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the first part of January. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Jun 12, 2018
Full Time
Additional Qualifications: 1. You must have a verifiable T-Score of 45 or higher that has been issued no earlier than January, 2017*. 2. You must be an United States citizen or permanent resident (or in the application process) at the time of application. 3. You must be at least 20 1/2 years of age at the time of your application submission . 4. You must have a valid California driver's license. If you are an out-of-state applicant, you must possess a valid driver's license for the state in which you reside, but must be able to successfully obtain a California driver's license. *Please Note: In order to be considered, applicants MUST attach their valid T-Score (of 45 or higher) to their application. The T-Score cannot be submitted at any other time. If you do not attach your T-Score to the application at the time of submission, you will not move forward in the selection process. Physical Agility Test (PAT) scores from other agencies are not accepted.  Additional Pay Incentives HIRING BONUS:  Newly hired Deputy Sheriff Trainee will receive $5,000. $1000 of the hiring bonus will be paid in the second pay period of employment. The remaining $4000 bonus will be paid upon successful completion of probationary period.   LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM:  Applicants who attended and received a degree (Associate's or Bachelor's) consisting of a minimum of 60 credits/units at a regionally accredited school by the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions are eligible to receive a payment up to $20,000 (or $30,000 if certified bilingual by Napa County) towards student loan(a).  Loans must be existing loans, which the employee can prove they held as of their hire date and was borrowed while attending the accredited institution during the time the degree was earned.  All payments will be made directly to the student loan lender once appropriate verifications have been made.   EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS:  County employees who refer a candidate for Deputy Sheriff Trainee will receive a recruitment bonus of $750 upon the successful completion of a one year probationary period. Employee's names must be listed on the candidate's application prior to submission. EDUCATIONAL REIMBURSEMENT: County employees are eligible for reimbursement up to $300 per fiscal year for tuition and books upon successful completion of County approved college or university courses or other courses directly related to the candidate's job duties.  BILINGUAL PAY: For bilingual speaking skills, Deputy Sheriffs are eligible to receive $60 for Level I and $80 for Level II, per pay period, upon the recommendation of the hiring manager.  Recruitment Process: 1. Application review for minimum qualifications will be conducted on a routine basis. The dates for the mandatory Information Sessions and Physical Agility Test (PAT) will be provided with advanced notice. 2. Only the most qualified candidates based on the minimum qualifications, certifications, and successful completion of the Physical Agility Test will be invited to Oral Panel Interviews.   Human Resources reserve the right to make changes to the recruitment process or the timeline at any time.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Jun 19, 2018
Full Time
Napa County is currently recruiting for the position of Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights & Measures. Please apply directly online by clicking the "apply" button at the top of this announcement. Candidates must attach a cover letter (addressed to Minh Tran, County Executive Officer), a resume, and three-five professional references. For more information, please click on the Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer of Weights & Measures Recruitment Brochure link under Featured Recruitment Opportunities  at the top of this page.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Jun 15, 2018
Full Time
**Scheduled salary increase of 4% effective June 30, 2018.** The Napa County Public Works Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill an Associate Engineer vacancy in their Transportation (CIP) unit. This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time Associate Engineer vacancy in the Public Works Department. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year. Transportation (CIP): Project management of Napa County transportation related capital improvement projects during the planning, environmental clearance/permitting, design and construction project delivery phases. WHY you want to be a part of the Napa County Public Works Transportation Team: Team Excellence - The rewards of working with a great technical team that values excellence. Outside the Box Thinking - A team that thinks outside the box while adhering to rules, regulations and policies; and delivers successful projects. Mentoring - The opportunity to learn and grow exponentially under a mentor. Complex Projects - Become a technical expert working on complex projects such as bridges, earthquake repairs, slide repairs, fire damage repairs, etc. Administer State and Federally Funded Projects - Acquire knowledge administering Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) funded projects, as well as the specific policies and procedures that go along with them. Environmentally Regulated Projects - Appreciate the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process, the environmental regulations that govern those projects, special permitting process, and environmental mitigation to preserve and protect water resources and the natural environment. Full Cycle Projects - From cradle to grave, you will walk your project from design to construction and see how it is done. Learn valuable lessons and incorporate improvements into your next adventure. If the WHY resonates with you, please read further... The incumbent in this position serves as a technical expert in his/her engineering specialty and performs a variety of engineering assignments ranging in difficulty in connection with the location, design, construction and maintenance of a variety of public works facilities including roads, bridges, drainage systems, public buildings and related structures.  Additionally, the incumbent serves as a project leader on assignments requiring considerable professional knowledge of design principles, serves as the construction manager for major construction projects, and functions as an engineer when reviewing and approving complex construction plans requiring highly technical engineering analysis.  Work closely with internal and external stakeholders and the public during project development to build consensus. Partner with utility agencies to facilitate utility relocation or for new facilities. Work on right of way and easement acquisitions. He/she will work with regulatory agencies to secure environmental permits for the projects. Administer various grants from agencies such as Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS This recruitment is open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as they are received. As such, this recruitment may close at any point in time wherein the department feels satisfied that they have found a suitable candidate. Candidates with sincere interest are advised to apply as soon as possible. Candidates will be reviewed for minimum qualifications, have their supplemental responses scored, and those scoring the highest will be invited to participate in an oral panel interview. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Jun 12, 2018
Full Time
The position of Supervising Accounting Specialist, for the Treasury Unit is responsible for supervising the day-to-day operations of the Treasury Unit in the Treasurer-Tax Collector's Office. Recruitment Process: 1.  Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, July 9, 2018. 2.  Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications and candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of July 9, 2018. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 3. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of July 30, 2018. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Jun 12, 2018
Full Time
Veterans' Preference Applicable for this Position and will be applied by the Napa County Sheriff's Office. A Deputy Sheriff II is responsible for law enforcement, crime prevention, patrol of assigned areas and enforcement of State and Local laws. Deputy Sheriffs do not rotate into the jail. Additional Pay Incentives Available: HIRING BONUS:   Newly hired Deputy Sheriff II will receive $5,000. $1000 of the hiring bonus will be paid in the second pay period of employment. $4000 bonus will be paid upon successful completion of probation period.   ADVANCED VACATION ACCRUAL PROGRAM POLICY : The Advanced Vacation Accrual Program gives lateral transfers that are coming from other agencies credit for their years of continuous service at a city, county (other than Napa County), special district, state or federal government agency.   LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM:  Applicants that attended and received a degree (Associate's or Bachelor's) consisting of a minimum of 60 credits/units at a regionally accredited school by the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions are eligible to receive a payment up to $20,000 (or $30,000 if certified bilingual by Napa County) towards student loan(a).  Loans must be existing loans, which the employee can prove they held as of their hire date and was borrowed while attending the accredited institution during the time the degree was earned.  All payments will be made directly to the student loan lender once appropriate verifications have been made.   EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS:   County employees who refer a candidate for Deputy Sheriff will receive a recruitment bonus of $750 upon the successful completion of a one year probationary period. Employee's names must be listed on the candidate's application prior to submission. EDUCATIONAL REIMBURSEMENT:  County employees are eligible for reimbursement up to $300 per fiscal year for tuition and books upon successful completion of County approved college or university courses or other courses directly related to the candidate's job duties.  BILINGUAL PAY:  For bilingual speaking skills, Deputy Sheriffs are eligible to receive $60 for Level I and $80 for Level II, per pay period, upon the recommendation of the hiring manager.    Recruitment Process: 1. Application review for minimum qualifications and oral panel interviews will be conducted on a periodic basis. The dates for Oral Panel Interviews will be provided with advanced notice. Agility testing may be required in the selection process. 2. Only the most qualified candidates based on the minimum qualifications, certifications and supplemental questions will be invited to Departmental Oral Board Panel Interviews.   Human Resources reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process and schedule at any time.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Jun 12, 2018
Full Time
This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term and extra help vacancies for up to one year. The District Attorney Investigator is an experienced sworn peace officer who conducts felony and misdemeanor investigations under the jurisdiction of the District Attorney's Office and performs a variety of work activities related to investigative assignments. Candidates with at least 7 years of experience as a peace officer pursuant to California Penal Code Section 830.1, which includes criminal investigations experience, is preferred.     District Attorney Investigators fall under the Law Enforcement Unit's Memorandum of Understanding and are eligible for incentive pay of up to 5% of base salary for degree attainment and/or P.O.S.T. certifications. The Recruitment Process This recruitment will open until filled. The first review of applications will be the week of March 05, 2018. Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of March 05, 2018. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place in April 2018. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Jun 12, 2018
Full Time
Veterans' Preference Applicable for this Position and will be applied by the Napa County Sheriff's Office The Deputy Sheriff I Academy Graduate will perform law enforcement and crime prevention work; patrol assigned areas and enforce State and local laws; and conduct investigations of misdemeanor and felony crimes. Be advised that the following requirements must be met in order qualify for the position: A Pellet-B T-Score of 45 or higher should be attached and submitted at time of application. The T-Score must be dated within the last 12 months from the date of application submission. T-Score must be on issuing Agency's letterhead with the date the Pellet-B exam was taken. Attachments that are cut and pasted from emails will not be accepted.        -OR- A certificate of Completion from a POST Certified Basic Academy issued no earlier than January 1, 2017 should be attached and submitted with your application.* *Applicants who are scheduled to graduate from the Academy after application submission will be required to submit your POST Academy Certificate before the completion of any background check. Additional Pay Incentives HIRING BONUS:   Newly hired Deputy Sheriff I will receive $5,000. $1000 of the hiring bonus will be paid in the second pay period of employment. The remaining $4000 bonus will be paid upon successful completion of probation period.   LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM:  Applicants who attended and received a degree (Associate's or Bachelor's) consisting of a minimum of 60 credits/units at a regionally accredited school by the Council of Regional Accrediting Commissions are eligible to receive a payment up to $20,000 (or $30,000 if certified bilingual by Napa County) towards student loan(a).  Loans must be existing loans, which the employee can prove they held as of their hire date and was borrowed while attending the accredited institution during the time the degree was earned.  All payments will be made directly to the student loan lender once appropriate verifications have been made.   EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS:   County employees who refer a candidate for Deputy Sheriff will receive a recruitment bonus of $750 upon the successful completion of a one year  probationary period. Employee's names must be listed on the candidate's application prior to submission. EDUCATIONAL REIMBURSEMENT:  County employees are eligible for reimbursement up to $300 per fiscal year for tuition and books upon successful completion of County approved college or university courses or other courses directly related to the candidate's job duties.  BILINGUAL PAY:  For bilingual speaking skills, Deputy Sheriffs are eligible to receive $60 for Level I and $80 for Level II, per pay period, upon the recommendation of the hiring manager.      The Recruitment Process :   1. Application review for minimum qualifications and oral panel interviews will be conducted on a periodic basis. The dates for Oral Panel Interviews will be provided with advanced notice. Agility testing may be required in the selection process. 2. Only the most qualified candidates based on the minimum qualifications, certifications and supplemental questions will be invited to Departmental Oral Board Panel Interviews.   Human Resources reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process and schedule at any time. **Applicants who are currently enrolled in, but have not completed the California POST Basic Academy may be invited to the Oral Panel Interview, however, completion of the California POST Basic Academy is required before any conditional offer of employment. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Jun 16, 2018
Full Time
**Scheduled salary increase of 4% effective June 30, 2018.** Napa County Counsel's Office is seeking applicants to fill one full-time vacancy for Deputy County Counsel III/IV. Primary responsibilities, approximately two-thirds of the attorney's time, will be to represent Juvenile Dependency; however, all attorneys in the County Counsel office are expected to handle multiple areas of the law and various departments in order to meet operational needs. Successful candidates should have significant experience as an attorney in juvenile dependency (a minimum of 3 to 5 years of practice in juvenile dependency is highly desirable). The department may choose to fill these vacancies at the III or IV level, depending on the qualifications of the candidate pool. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year. This is the advanced journey/expert level class in the Deputy County Counsel series. Positions at this level are distinguished from other classes within the series by the level of responsibility assumed and the complexity of duties assigned. Attorneys perform the most difficult and responsible types of duties assigned to classes within this series. Attorneys at this level are required to be fully trained in all procedures related to assigned area of responsibility. The position will be primarily focused on juvenile dependency, however, the selected attorney will also be assigned other areas of responsibility.  This classification is designated as an "at will" classification. Deputy County Counsel III $61.02 - $74.16 Hourly $4,881.60 - $5,932.80 Biweekly $10,576.80 - $12,854.40 Monthly $126,921.60 - $154,252.80 Annually Deputy County Counsel IV $70.64 - $85.84 Hourly $5,651.20 - $6,867.20 Biweekly $12,244.27 - $14,878.93 Monthly $146,931.20 - $178,547.20 Annually The Recruitment Process 1.  Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Friday, July 13, 2018. 2.  Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications starting the week of July 16, 2018.   3.  Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of July 23, 2018. The most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. 4. Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place during the last week of July or early August. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.