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.

14 job(s) at Napa County

Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Feb 07, 2018
Full Time
Napa County Health and Human Services Agency is currently recruiting for a Child Welfare Service Director. Please submit a cover letter, addressed to Howard Himes, Director of Health & Human Services, and a resume with a list of five work related references, via e-mail to vincent.james@countyofnapa.org or via mail to: Napa County Human Resources Division c/o Vincent James 1195 Third St., Suite 110 Napa, CA 94559 (707) 253-4303 For more information and to view the brochure, please click on the Child Welfare Services Director Recruitment Brochure link under Featured Recruitment Opportunities at the top of this page.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Dec 07, 2017
Full Time
Veterans' Preference Applicable for this Position 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. Recruitment Process: Application review for minimum qualifications and oral panel interviews will be conducted on a quarterly basis. The dates for Oral Panel Interviews will be provided with advanced notice. Agility testing may be required in the selection process. 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
Feb 08, 2018
Variable Shift
The Vote Center Lead is an extra help, intermittent employee who performs the most difficult and responsible types of duties, including conducting research and problem resolution which requires specialized knowledge. The Vote Center Lead is required to perform all duties and responsibilities of multiple functional areas within the Vote Center and provides technical and functional lead to assigned Vote Center Staff. The ideal candidate would be available to work three (3) weeks in May - June and/or an additional three (3) weeks in October - November of even-numbered election years at one of the eight Vote Centers. Some overtime may be required including weekends and holidays. *Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply, as Vote Centers will be staffed with bilingual (Spanish and Tagalog) employees. The Recruitment Process: 1. Final application submission date is March 15, 2018. 2. Applicants will be forwarded to hiring department for additional screening, which may include a departmental interview. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Dec 07, 2017
Full Time
Veterans' Preference Applicable for this Position 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 50 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. A certificate of Completion from a POST Certified Basic Academy issued no earlier than January 1, 2016 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. The Recruitment Process: 1. Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications as they are received. 2. Candidates who meet the minimum qualifications will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview. The first round of Oral Panel Interviews are tentatively scheduled to take place the week of April 23, 2017. Subsequent Oral Panel Interviews will take place as qualified candidates are presented. 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. **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
Feb 05, 2018
Full Time
Napa County is currently recruiting for the position of County Privacy Officer. Please apply directly online by clicking the "apply" button at the top of this announcement. Candidates must attach a cover letter (addressed to Jeff Richard, Acting County Counsel), a resume, and three-five professional references. For more information, please click on the County Privacy Officer Recruitment Brochure link under Featured Recruitment Opportunities  at the top of this page.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Dec 07, 2017
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 County is seeking experienced applicants in the following specialized area: Transportation (CIP): Project management of Napa County transportation related capital improvement projects during the planning, environmental clearance/permitting, design and construction project delivery phases. Additional assignments will include work in various areas of traffic engineering and transportation planning. The Associate Engineer performs difficult professional field and office engineering work. They serve as project leader on special/major projects or assignments and perform difficult research work while preparing comprehensive reports and making recommendations on engineering problems. When assigned to Traffic/Transportation CIP, the Associate Engineer would be required to monitor and evaluate other agency transportation plans and projects and provide input and comments on behalf of the County; handle safety and transportation requests and concerns identified by the public traveling on County roadways including speed limits, signage, striping, traffic counts and/or any other investigations involving County roads; assist the Risk Manager in responding to investigations and claims filed against the County that involve roadways; provide transportation technical oversight in the review of private development plans including the review of traffic studies and improvement plans prepared by private parties; calculate traffic impact fees for new developments in the County; serve as liaison to law enforcement agencies, risk management and other appropriate agencies requesting traffic/transportation information and/or registering potential issues; coordinate the field data collection of traffic information by the Roads Division needed to analyze current traffic patterns; analyze data in order to determine critical intersections, roadways and other transportation facilities; meet with citizen groups to discuss and promote awareness of transportation programs and issues; serve as a technical resource to County personnel, private engineers and the public regarding transportation and traffic policies, procedures and legislation; evaluate need for new County traffic regulations to improve the safety on County's roads; and, oversee the traffic mitigation fee program to ensure program activities remain in compliance with regulations. THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS Application review for minimum qualifications and oral panel interviews will be conducted as applications are received. The dates for Oral Panel Interviews will be provided with advanced notice. Only the most qualified candidates based on the minimum qualifications, certifications and supplemental questions will be invited to participate in Oral Panel Interviews. This recruitment is open until filled and as such, may close at any point in time wherein the department feels satisfied that they have found a suitable candidate. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Feb 21, 2018
Variable Shift
This recruitment is being conducted to fill one Extra-Help (variable hour, non-benefited) position in the Mental Health Division of the Health and Human Services Agency. This Extra-Help position may work no more than approximately 29 hours a week or less. The Mental Health Worker classification supports mental health program staff and is responsible for outreach, engagement, intake, assessment, intervention, placement, referral, follow-up and crisis counseling services.  This  Extra-Help Mental Health Worker I position works with Adult Case Management and will provide transportation services for clients to appointments, placements, and other mental health activities.  The utilization of a caged partition van may be occasionally required for transport.  The Recruitment Process This recruitment closes at 5:00 PM PST on Monday, March 5th, 2018. 1. Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Monday, March 5, 2018. 2.  Only the most qualified that possess a valid California Driver's License will participate in departmental interviews. 3. Departmental interviews will tentatively take place soon after the recruitment closes. Only the most qualified candidates will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill extra help Mental Health Worker I positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process and schedule at any time.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Feb 13, 2018
Full Time
The Supervising Employment Services Worker plans, organizes, coordinates, and supervises the activities of a unit of employees providing vocational assessment, case management, counseling, and other employment and training services for clients.   The Recruitment Process: 1.  Candidates will be reviewed for minimum qualifications during the week of March 5, 2018. 2. Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental questions scored by Subject Matter Experts the week of March 12, 2018. Only the most qualified from the scoring of supplemental questions will be invited to the Oral Panel Interviews.  3. Oral Panel Interviews will tentatively take place during the week of March 26, 2018.  Human Resources will notify you via email to invite you to self-schedule yourself for an interview. 4. Only the most qualified candidates from the scoring of the supplemental questions and Oral Panel interviews will be placed on the eligible list and referred to the hiring manager for further consideration.    Human Resources reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.     
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Feb 10, 2018
Full Time
An incumbent in this professional class performs a varied range of paralegal responsibilities and legal support to attorney staff in the County Counsel's Office. On a regular basis, an incumbent is expected to apply extensive knowledge and abilities in legal research and legal documentation preparation and provide assistance in case preparation. In addition to listed salary, this position is eligible to receive $300 per month confidential pay.   The Recruitment Process 1.  Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, February 26, 2018. 2.  Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications the week of February 26, 2018.   3.  Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of February 26, 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 for early to mid-March. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligible list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to make changes to the recruitment process and schedule at any time.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Feb 08, 2018
Variable Shift
Vote Center Clerks are extra help, intermittent employees who perform assigned tasks on an as-needed basis prior to, during, and immediately following an election. The Vote Center Clerk performs duties involving preparation of materials for elections usually during peak work periods. Duties are performed under close supervision. The ideal candidate would be available to work three (3) weeks in May - June and/or an additional three (3) weeks in October - November of even-numbered election years at one of the eight Vote Centers. Some overtime may be required including weekends and holidays. *Bilingual persons are encouraged to apply, as Vote Centers will be staffed with bilingual (Spanish and Tagalog) employees. The Recruitment Process: 1. Final application submission date is March 15, 2018. 2. Applicants will be forwarded to hiring department for additional screening, which may include a departmental interview. The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.
Napa County Napa, CA, USA
Feb 03, 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
Feb 02, 2018
Full Time
This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time Attorney III (Criminal) vacancy in the DA's Office. Successful candidates will have Criminal law background. 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. An Attorney III is the advanced journey level classification in this job series, will be assigned the more difficult and complex cases. As experience, knowledge, skills and abilities are acquired and utilized, and based on the cases assigned to the District Attorney's Office, the degree and complexity of assignments an incumbent may be assigned may change both in the number and complexity of assigned cases. The Recruitment Process 1.  Applications are due by 12:00 P.M. on Tuesday, February 26, 2018. 2.  Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications the week of February 26, 2018.   3.  Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of March 5, 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 the week of March 12, 2018. Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibile 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
Dec 07, 2017
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
Feb 24, 2018
Full Time
This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy on the CUPA/Pollution Prevention Team within the Environmental Health Division of the Planning, Building, and Environmental Services Department.  The department may choose to fill this vacancy at the I or II level, depending on the applicant 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. CUPA/POLLUTION PREVENTION TEAM This division of Environmental Health is the Certified Unified Program Agency (CUPA) for Napa County.  Environmental Health implements the Unified Programs (Hazardous Materials Business Plan, Hazardous Waste, Aboveground Petroleum Storage Act, Underground Storage Tanks, and California Accidental Release Prevention Plan) for regulated facilities located in the cities and county as well as ensures compliance with the Napa County Stormwater program. ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST I This is the entry-level class in the Environmental Health Specialist series.  Incumbents receive training through a division wide training and education program to qualify them to test for the Environmental Health Specialist examination. Incumbents perform tasks under the continuing supervision of a Registered Environmental Health Specialist. An incumbent may be promoted to a II level without a formal recruitment process upon registration as an Environmental Health Specialist, and at the point in time when the incumbent has demonstrated the knowledge, skills and abilities to perform at the II level, and the workload justifies it. Environmental Health Specialist I Hourly: $30.08 - $35.96 Biweekly: $2,406.40 - $2,876.80 Monthly: $5,213.87 - $6,233.07 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALIST II This is the journeyman level class in the Environmental Health Specialist series. The position in this class works independently performing a full range of environmental health and/or hazardous materials inspection and investigation duties. Incumbents are required to be registered as an Environmental Health Specialist with the State of California. Environmental Health Specialist II Hourly: $35.52 - $42.54 Biweekly: $2,841.60 - $3,403.20 Monthly:  $6,156.80 - $7,373.60 THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS 1.  Applications are due by 5:00 P.M. on Monday, March 26, 2018. 2.  Applications will be screened for minimum qualifications the week of March 26, 2018.   3.  Candidates that meet the minimum qualifications will have their supplemental responses scored by subject matter experts the week of April 2, 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 the week of April 16, 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.