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The County of Sacramento was incorporated in 1850 in response to the needs of a growing population and was one of the original 27 counties of California. In 1933, the Sacramento County Charter was established, along with the County Executive position.


The County is governed by five members of the Sacramento County Board of Supervisors, elected on a non-partisan basis to serve staggered four-year terms, each representing one of the five districts. The County Executive is responsible to the Board for planning, organizing and directing County activities. Other elected officials include the Assessor, District Attorney and the Sheriff. Sacramento County has more than 30 departments an

 

Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 07, 2020
Full time
The Administrative Services Officer II performs a wide variety of administrative support staff duties involving budgets, policies, procedures, organization, planning, contracts, facilities, systems, equipment, supplies, personnel and special projects. Explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Public administration, organization and management Budget preparation and control Accounting; statistical methods Personnel Supervision Methods and techniques involved in conducting analytical studies of administrative and management practices, methods and procedures Legislative processes of the County, state and federal governments Practical application of computers and peripheral equipment Inventory control and space management Contract negotiation, preparation and monitoring; basic word processing techniques English grammar, punctuation, spelling and usage ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES OFFICER II requires...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
Water System Operator is the journey level class for both the Water Distribution series and the Water Treatment series. Under direction, Water System Operators perform work in connection with the operation, maintenance, construction, and repair of water distribution systems, water treatment facilities, water wells, water booster pumping stations, water storage facilities, and storm water pumping stations. The positions in this class also operate, maintain and repair chemical handling systems, hydraulic power systems and hydro-pneumatic systems, and operate diesel driven electrical generation systems. Incumbents may be required to perform routine tasks independently when they work alone in the field. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of: The California Safe Drinking Water Act EPA standards, rules and regulations ensuring safe drinking water and protecting ground water The tools, materials, equipment and methods used in the maintenance, repair and...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
The Position This is a continuous filing exam.  The next filing cut-off is at   5:00 pm   on: Third Tuesday of every month. Note: Permanent full-time and temporary intermittent positions may be available.   Under direction, to provide professional mental health treatment services for severe mental disorders in in-patient or out patient settings, including assessment, diagnosis, crisis intervention, individual and group counseling, non-medical psychotherapy, and initiation of involuntary holds; to prepare reports and maintain records related to patient or client services; and to perform related duties as assigned. Senior Mental Health Counselor is assigned the more complex and difficult cases, and the majority of positions in this class require a license. This level typically has responsibility as a lead worker, providing guidance, consultation and direction to lower level professionals and paraprofessionals as a team leader within a given shift or function, and in...
$5,982 - $7,270 monthly
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
 Under close supervision, Probation Aides learn to apply the principles and techniques of probation work; supervise and counsel individuals detained in, committed to, or sheltered in one of several County juvenile institutions; supervise minors assigned to Work Project; and provide close supervision of minors placed on home supervision. Probation Aides are typically hired as temporary replacements for regular Probation staff who are absent due to vacation, sick leave, military duty, leave without pay, or other reasons. Watch to Explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Principles and techniques applicable to the care and rehabilitation of juvenile delinquents The growth, development, needs and problems of minors Symptoms of behavior disorders Group dynamics Codes, standards and regulations governing are and treatment of juveniles in juvenile hall, camps, ranches or schools Principles of investigation and laws...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
The Position Under supervision, the Agricultural and Standards Program Aide provides assistance and support services related to the enforcement of agricultural or weights and measures laws and agricultural pest control.  Watch to Explore your career with purpose     Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Basic record keeping techniques Principles and practices of customer service Ability to Learn basic insects and plants related to the area of assignment Read maps and plot trap locations on maps Follow verbal and written directions Make simple explanations of policy, procedure, and law to the general public Keep records and prepare reports Read, write, and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications There are no mandatory education or experience requirements. See Knowledge, Abilities and General Qualifications Sections. General Qualifications...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
Under close supervision, the Park Maintenance Aide learns to perform semi-skilled tasks and performs routine unskilled ground maintenance and related construction and repair. Park Maintenance Aides receive on-the-job training in park maintenance and provide temporary help during peak workloads. Incumbents are temporary employees and may not gain permanent status in the class. Work may be full or part-time. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Ability To Read, write, speak and understand English at a level to satisfactorily perform the work Add and subtract whole two digit numbers Drive a manual transmission vehicle Learn work procedures Follow written and oral direction Perform varied manual tasks Perform light maintenance and custodial work including litter collection and trash removal, and clean restrooms Learn to operate power equipment Learn safety rules and precautions Learn to identify plants, shrubs and trees Learn to recognize common lawn...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
 Nurse Practitioners provide a range of health care services involving diagnosis, assessment, treatment, and clinical management of patients in a public health center or a public health/field services program; such services include physical examinations, laboratory and screening tests, therapeutic treatments, education, counseling, referral, and clinical duties customarily performed by physicians.   Explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Professional principles, procedures, and techniques of nurse practitioners State of California laws and regulations on nursing, and nurse practitioner practices Symptoms and normal course of acute and chronic illnesses, and their treatment Family planning methods Medical and health care for pregnant women Normal growth and development, and common illnesses of infants and children Standard medical record-keeping Procedures, techniques, and tests for conducting comprehensive...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
  Level 1 - $5,832.48-$7,445.50/month Level 2 - $6,479.75-$8,268.48/month   Information Technology Applications Analyst I/II   performs professional duties related to the analysis, design, development, maintenance and administration of computer applications to meet business needs. Incumbents may perform duties within Application Development and/or Database Architecture. The Information Technology (IT) Applications Analyst is a single class with two salary levels. Positions in this class are flexibly staffed and the level at which appointments are made are at the discretion of the appointing authority. Watch to Explore your career with purpose    Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge Of: General operations, services, concepts, terms and activities common to a comprehensive, state-of-the-art information systems program Principles, methods and techniques used in designing, developing, testing, implementing, and maintaining computer software systems...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
Assistant Engineer – Civil (Level I)   is the trainee level class in the professional civil engineering series. Incumbents perform field and office assignments of a less complex nature in connection with the planning, design, construction and maintenance of a wide variety of civil engineering projects. Incumbents are expected to demonstrate increased proficiency during the training period, and, upon completion thereof, promote to the Assistant Engineer – Civil (Level II). Incumbents are gradually given more difficult and responsible assignments and may assist experienced engineers in charge of more difficult civil engineering projects. Assistant Engineer – Civil (Level II)   is the journey level class in the professional civil engineering series. Under general supervision, incumbents are responsible for routine office or field projects of average difficulty and are expected to direct them to completion. Incumbents assigned to Level II generally have, in addition to meeting the...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
Building Security Attendant is a journey-level class. Incumbents perform a variety of patrol and stationary security functions such as monitoring access to County facilities, facilitating energy conservation efforts, monitoring and activating/deactivating alarms, responding to alarms/events, and observing and reporting facility safety and health hazards. Building Security Attendants are unarmed, uniformed personnel who are licensed guards, carry non-lethal defensive weapons, and are trained in first aid and CPR. Incumbents provide security for facilities through trained and informed observation of facility infrastructure that promotes the health, safety and general welfare of County employees and members of the public. Note   - The following five (5) valid certificates/licenses are required at the time of application: Guard Card Baton Pepper Spray CPR First Aid Explore your career with purpose Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Common...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Local, state and national codes and ordinances applicable in Sacramento County Inspection methods and techniques used in building inspection Testing equipment used in building inspection Ability to Follow oral and written instructions Read, interpret, and explain County construction codes and regulations Maintain effective working relationships with builders, contractors, architects, fellow employees, and other departments Recommend proper methods of correcting building code violations Learn new building regulations and standards Read and interpret residential construction plans and specifications Detect unapproved building materials and poor workmanship Prepare clear and concise reports Enforce building code regulations Add, subtract, multiply and divide Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications    Either:   Journey level standing or equivalent in one of the building...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
The Position  The Collection Equipment Operator operates two or three-axle refuse collection or recycling vehicles and delivers and unloads refuse and/or recyclables at designated disposal facilities.   Watch to Explore your career with purpose   Some positions in this classification are temporary and part-time only (intermittent). The positions are intended to facilitate the accomplishment of seasonal workload requirements. Please click   here   (Download PDF reader)   for more information on intermittent employment. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Proper methods of lifting and carrying heavy loads Procedures and policies pertaining to refuse and other source separated recyclable material collection and disposal Heavy duty truck and equipment operation Safety rules and regulations pertaining to refuse and other recyclable material collection and equipment operation Ability to Operate two and three-axle trucks including equipment...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
Range A - $5,862.06 - $7,482.00/month Range B - $7,856.10/month Compliance with Government Code. In accordance with California Government Code, Section 1031, each employee shall meet the following minimum standards: Be a citizen of the United States or a permanent resident alien who is eligible for and has applied for citizenship. Any permanent resident alien shall be disqualified from holding a position if his or her application for citizenship is denied. Be at least 18 years of age. Be fingerprinted for purposes of search of local, state, and national fingerprint files to disclose any criminal records. Be found to be free from any physical, emotional, or mental condition which might adversely affect the exercise of the powers of a peace officer. For purposes of this section a medical examination, including psychological screen, shall be required prior to appointment. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge Of Federal, State and County Codes and...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
The Environmental Specialist III is the advanced journey and/or lead, applying scientific theory and methods to identify, research, and resolve environmental issues in the areas of regulatory compliance, public health, environmental health and pollution prevention. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge Of Principles of environmental compliance assurance and environmental sciences Mathematical compilation & analysis Principles of chemistry & chemical reactions Effects of waste material on water quality & land quality and the interactions of waste with the environment Environmental practices with special reference to their general effect on public health & the quality of the environment Laws, codes, regulations, and policies affecting the department's operations & programs Applicable tools, equipment & materials Principles, procedures and practices of fact-finding, interviewing, and customer service Statistical methods...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge Of Socio-economic conditions related to health problems; techniques in preparing written materials and other education aids; principles and methods of community organization and group work.  Ability To Identify and work with selected target groups (e.g. young people, minorities, elderly); prepare public information materials and reports; establish and maintain productive working relationships with agencies, organizations, community groups and the public; speak and write effectively. Employment Qualifications Minimum Qualifications Bachelor's degree in either health science, health education, social science or related field from an accredited four-year college.  Education Note:  If the minimum qualifications include an educational or certificate/license requirement, applicants must submit proof of requirements with the application. Failure to submit proof of requirements may result in disqualification from the...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
  Range A - $6,718.17- $8,167.58/month Range B - $8,127.50 - $8,961.00/month  Under direction, a Human Services Program Planner performs analytical, evaluative, coordinative and/or conceptual staff work in the planning, development and/or administration of human services programs; and to perform related duties as assigned. These positions are located both within the Department of Health & Human Services and the Department of Human Assistance.   Explore your career with purpose Human Services Program Planner is an advanced journey-level class performing research, planning, development and evaluation of human services programs. This class has two salary ranges which recognize the differences in scope, scale and complexity of the planner's program area(s). Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge Of Principles, methods & techniques of community organization & development, program planning and design, grant writing, budget development, and program...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
Under supervision, performs duties in the development and delivery of public social services to clients to promote human well-being. These positions are located both within the Department of Health & Human Services and the Department of Human Assistance. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Goals and objectives of public social services Available public and private community resources Awareness of cultural differences Socio-economic awareness of low income population Applicable laws, rules and regulations governing the field of public welfare National Association of Social Workers Code of Ethics Interviewing techniques Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment Basic arithmetic (i.e., addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, decimals, percentages, ratios, and...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
The Department of Personnel Services, Employment Services Division announces the exam for: Information Technology Analyst (Level I/II) Exam #   27518-B Approximate Monthly Salary: $5,663.70 - $8,028.36   DESCRIPTION   Under supervision, incumbents perform a variety of professional, technical and analytical duties in the operation of enterprise, client/server and desktop computer systems and networks. The duties include work in the areas of user and systems requirements and analysis, applications development and maintenance, computer systems support, network design and maintenance, and data/database analysis/administration.   MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS   Either: 1A. A Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, information systems or a closely related field. AND   1B. One year experience in the option tested, in the field of systems engineering, programming, database administration and/or analysis, operating systems, network analysis and/or management...
Sacramento County Sacramento, CA, USA
Sep 01, 2020
Full time
All applicants meeting the minimum requirements are welcome to apply.  At this time there are immediate vacancies for which various licensure is required. If you possess licensure in one or more of the fields directly below and meet the other minimum requirements, you are encouraged to apply. *Psychiatrist         *Psychologist       *Licensed Clinical Social Worker     *Marriage, Family and Child Counselor     *Registered Nurse      *Public Health Nurse One vacancy requires both a Registered Nurse and a Public Health Nurse license. Under direction, performs management, administrative and/or supervisory duties for contracted and/or county-operated health or mental health programs and services including, but not limited to, staff supervision, program development and implementation, program monitoring and evaluation, and program service coordination; and performs related duties as assigned. Examples of Knowledge and Abilities Knowledge of Theories, principles, goals...