You can apply for a County of Napa Job Opportunity online. If you do not have access to a computer, you can visit our office at: County of Napa Administration Building Human Resources 1195 Third Street, Suite 110 Napa, CA 94559 If you are applying online please follow these instructions:
The County of Napa prefers all applicants apply online, however if this is not possible we provide paper applications by request available only from our office at: County of Napa Administration Building Human Resources 1195 Third Street, Suite 110 Napa, California 94558 If at anytime you have questions regarding the online application or recruitment please contact the County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303.
The best way to find out about job openings is to click on the Job Opportunities link. It will direct you to our on-line listing of current job openings where you can review job listings, job descriptions, and benefit information. You may also visit our office where you can view a flier with our open job postings as well as pick up a paper application by request at: County of Napa Administration Building Human Resources 1195 Third Street, Suite 110 Napa, California 94558
The minimum qualifications for each position can be found in the job description. Qualifications may include education or coursework, a specified amount of experience, licensure or certificate, skills, or knowledge and abilities in a specific field. If a supplemental questionnaire is included in the application process, please be sure to fill it out. Your answers will be used as part of the rating criteria to determine your qualifications. These questions assist us in determining your abilities, skills, experience and knowledge related to the job.
The testing process is conducted in various ways, depending on the number of qualified candidates, and the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the job. The exam procedure may consist of one or more of the following:Written Exam: This exam may consist of either multiple choice, true/false, short answer questions, or essay. Supplemental Questionnaire: An evaluation and ranking of applicants based on the responses to the questions on the Supplemental Questionnaire form.Bilingual positions through Merit System Services: MSS positions are required to take an exam which will test the candidate for the ability to read, write and speak in Spanish.Physical Agility: For all Department of Corrections positions, a physical agility test will be required to show a candidates stamina, speed and agility.
Once the testing process has been completed, the County of Napa Human Resources will establish an Eligibility List and notify you either by email or mail of your status on the Eligibility List. Candidates who rank in the top six standings on the Eligibility List, are referred on to the County department with the vacancy. You will be notified by the hiring department who will set up the interview. Each department schedules their own interviews and notifies candidates of the results of those interviews. If you interview with a department and you are offered a position, you may be expected to pass a pre-employment physical, a psychological exam, and a background check before a final offer of employment is made. For the Department of Corrections a B-Pad test (situational scenario) will also be given. Prior to employment, applicants will be required to provide proof of identity and authorization to work in the United States. Once hired, you will be required to pass a probationary period of one year, which is the final phase of the selection process.
The recruitment process can range from a couple of weeks to a few months depending on the job classification and the complexity of the selection process.
Applications for the Open Until Closed recruitments are being accepted on an on-going basis. These recruitments may close at any time. If you see a position that is designated Open Until Closed that you are interested in it is best to apply as soon as possible.
Our job openings are posted in “real time” meaning it is always up to date and current.
No. Applicants must always complete and submit a County of Napa employment application. A resume or other supporting documentation may be attached to the application to provide additional information but it may not be used as a substitute for completing any part of the application.
The County of Napa prefers that all applications be submitted online; however a paper application is available by request from:County of Napa Administration BuildingHuman Resources 1195 Third Street, Suite 110Napa, CA 94559
The County of Napa Human Resources office has computers available for your use in applying for our job opportunities. In addition the Napa City-County Public Library and Employment Network Center also have computers available for your use. Napa City-County Library 580 Coombs Street Napa, CA 94559 (707) 253-4241 Employment Network Center 1804 Soscol Avenue, Suite 205 Napa, CA 94559 (707) 253-4291
There are several Internet Service Providers that offer free email accounts: Hotmail, Yahoo or AOL. You can access one of these providers to register for a free email account.
For assistance in applying for a vacancy, you may contact the County of Napa Human Resources office at (707) 253-4303. If applying online poses a hardship to you, you can call the Human Resources office before the date that the job opportunity you are interested is to close to request assistance.
All positions close at 5:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the position denoted on the job bulletin. After 5:00 p.m., jobs that have closed will not be available for your review or for you to submit an application for.