El Dorado County is located in the Mother Lode area of The Sierras. The county seat, Placerville, is also known as the historic gold mining town of "Old Hangtown". The County borders the State of Nevada and includes beautiful Lake Tahoe. The County maintains major offices in Placerville and South Lake Tahoe. Residents enjoy outstanding scenic beauty and excellent recreational opportunities including skiing, boating, rafting, camping, etc.
El Dorado County is an EEO/ADA employer and a drug-free workplace.
El Dorado County is committed to providing and maintaining a drug freework place in accord with the Drug Free Work Place Act of 1988. It is understood that the unlawful manufacture, distribution, dispensing , possession or use of a controlled substance is prohibited in the work place and that violations of this provision would subject the employee to disciplinary action. Every reasonable effort will be made to inform employees about the dangers of drug abuse in the work place, the availability of any counseling or rehabilitation, as well as the Employee Assistance Program, and that disciplinary action may be imposed upon employees for drug abuse violations occurring in the work place or affecting work performance.