Placer Employment Opportunities

Employment Opportunities

Welcome to Placer County's employment opportunites page. We invite you to access our system and fill out an application today! All applications must be submitted electronically. Please note that a resume cannot be submitted in place of an application.

To begin, complete an Application-On-File, which is the base application to copy and apply to open recruitments.  Maintaining and periodically updating the Application-On-File will allow you to expedite submitting your applications for specific recruitments.

Once you have completed an Application-On-File, you are ready to apply for employment opportunities and can: 

- Complete and submit an online application for open recruitments
- Submit electronic interest cards for notification of future openings
- Submit an online application for an interdepartment transfer in another Placer County department
- Submit an online application for a lateral transfer from other public agencies
- View the status of recruitments and your application materials
- Check examination results, view notices, and update your contact information

Placer County awards preference points to eligible veterans, un-remarried widows/widowers of veterans, disabled veterans, and spouses of disabled veterans during the recruitment process. To see if you may qualify to receive preference points, click here and read the instructions carefully. If you qualify for veteran's preference, you must submit the required documentation by the final filing deadline.

Employees whose initial hire date with Placer County is prior to November 1, 2019 will remain in Salary Schedule A (PDF) in compliance with Placer County Code section 3.04.610 and the current PPEO MOU (PDF), provided there is no break in service.

You may also select the Job Descriptions and Alerts link at the top of this page and create an electronic interest card to be notified via email of future job openings. To ensure you receive JOBS notices via email, you may need to add JOBS@placer.ca.gov to your safe senders list.

Application Profile and Transfer/Re-instatement

Application-On-File
You can update your Application-On-File at any time to keep it up-to-date. You can use it to copy into any new application.
Employees of Other Public Agencies
Public Agency Eligible List - PAEL
Special Appointments (Placer County Transfers/Reinstatements)
The Transfer/Re-instatement job requirements vary depending on the recruitment class.

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Regular/Open Positions

Job opening listings that match the search filter.
Job Title Work LocationsDepartmentSalaryDeadlineAdditional Requirements
Building Inspector - II 2019-14821-01 Tahoe Area
Auburn Area
Community Development/Resource Agency $33.49 - $41.82/hour; $5,804.93 - $7,248.80/month; $69,659.20 - $86,985.60/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Building Inspector - Supervising 2018-13550-02 Tahoe Area
Auburn Area
Community Development/Resource Agency $41.76 - $52.15/hour; $7,238.40 - $9,039.33/month; $86,860.80 - $108,472.00/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Building Services Manager 2019-11713-01 Auburn Area
Community Development/Resource Agency $46.15 - $57.64/hour; $7,999.33 - $9,990.93/month; $95,992.00 - $119,891.20/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Bus Driver - I
(Placer County Transit (PCT))
2018-11640-02
Auburn Area
Public Works $16.53 - $20.64/hour; $2,865.20 - $3,577.60/month; $34,382.40 - $42,931.20/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Bus Driver - II
(Placer County Transit (PCT))
2018-11641-02
Auburn Area
Public Works $20.09 - $25.09/hour; $3,482.27 - $4,348.93/month; $41,787.20 - $52,187.20/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Civil Engineer - Associate
(Environmental Engineering and Utilities Division)
2019-14203-02
South Placer
Public Works $44.88 - $56.05/hour; $7,779.20 - $9,715.33/month; $93,350.40 - $116,584.00/year Monday,
December 16, 2019 5:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Client Services Practitioner - I
(SOCIAL WORKER / CLINICIAN)
2017-14463-03
Auburn Area
South Placer
Health and Human Services $31.16 - $38.92/hour; $5,401.07 - $6,746.13/month; $64,812.80 - $80,953.60/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Client Services Practitioner - II
(SOCIAL WORKER / CLINICIAN)
2017-14464-01
Tahoe Area
Auburn Area
South Placer
Health and Human Services $33.49 - $41.82/hour; $5,804.93 - $7,248.80/month; $69,659.20 - $86,985.60/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Code Compliance Officer - Supervising 2019-13537-01 Tahoe Area
Auburn Area
Community Development/Resource Agency $35.16 - $43.91/hour; $6,094.40 - $7,611.07/month; $73,132.80 - $91,332.80/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Correctional Officer II - Laterals From Other Public Agencies
(PAEL APPLICATION PROCESS INFORMATION)
PAEL-FRENM-04
Auburn Area
South Placer
Sheriff $26.97 - $33.68/hour; $4,674.80 - $5,837.87/month; $56,097.60 - $70,054.40/year Continuous n/a
Deputy County Counsel - I/II/III
(Child Protective Services and Public Guardian)
2019-19827-01
Auburn Area
County Counsel See Below Friday,
December 13, 2019 5:00 PM
n/a
Deputy Sheriff II - Laterals From Other Public Agencies
(PAEL Application Process Information)
PAEL-FRENM-03
Tahoe Area
Auburn Area
South Placer
Sheriff $35.04 - $42.73/hour; $6,073.60 - $7,406.53/month; $72,883.20 - $88,878.40/year Continuous n/a
Eligibility Specialist II - Laterals from Other Public Agencies
(PAEL Application Process)
PAEL-FRENM-10
Tahoe Area
Auburn Area
South Placer
Health and Human Services $23.25-$29.04 Hourly / $48,360.00-$60,403.20 Yearly Continuous n/a
Engineering Manager 2019-19876-01 Auburn Area
Community Development/Resource Agency $57.45 - $71.75/hour; $9,958.00 - $12,436.67/month; $119,496.00 - $149,240.00/year Friday,
January 3, 2020 5:00 PM
n/a
Engineering Technician - II 2019-15576-01 Auburn Area
Community Development/Resource Agency $31.16 - $38.92/hour; $5,401.07 - $6,746.13/month; $64,812.80 - $80,953.60/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Information Technology Analyst - Senior 2019-15717-04 Auburn Area
Assessor $44.88 - $56.05/hour; $7,779.20 - $9,715.33/month; $93,350.40 - $116,584.00/year Friday,
December 13, 2019 5:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Occupational Therapist - I 2019-14317-01 Tahoe Area
Auburn Area
South Placer
Health and Human Services $34.36 - $42.91/hour; $5,955.73 - $7,437.73/month; $71,468.80 - $89,252.80/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Occupational Therapist - II 2019-14319-01 Tahoe Area
Auburn Area
South Placer
Health and Human Services $37.88 - $47.31/hour; $6,565.87 - $8,200.40/month; $78,790.40 - $98,404.80/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Physical Therapist - I 2019-14318-01 Auburn Area
South Placer
Health and Human Services $34.36 - $42.91/hour; $5,955.73 - $7,437.73/month; $71,468.80 - $89,252.80/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Physical Therapist - II 2019-14320-01 Auburn Area
South Placer
Health and Human Services $37.88 - $47.31/hour; $6,565.87 - $8,200.40/month; $78,790.40 - $98,404.80/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Physician
(Psychiatrist)
2018-19838-01
Auburn Area
South Placer
Health and Human Services $80.59 - $100.64/hour; $13,968.93 - $17,444.27/month; $167,627.20 - $209,331.20/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
n/a
Psychiatric Nurse - I 2017-14329-01 Auburn Area
South Placer
Health and Human Services $32.72 - $40.86/hour; $5,671.47 - $7,082.40/month; $68,057.60 - $84,988.80/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Psychiatric Nurse - II 2017-14330-01 Auburn Area
South Placer
Health and Human Services $36.07 - $45.05/hour; $6,252.13 - $7,808.67/month; $75,025.60 - $93,704.00/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Public Health Nurse - I 2017-14302-01 Auburn Area
South Placer
Health and Human Services $34.36 - $42.91/hour; $5,955.73 - $7,437.73/month; $71,468.80 - $89,252.80/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Public Health Nurse - II 2017-14303-01 Auburn Area
South Placer
Health and Human Services $37.88 - $47.31/hour; $6,565.87 - $8,200.40/month; $78,790.40 - $98,404.80/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Public Safety Dispatcher II (Sheriff, Fire & Medical Dispatch)
(PAEL - Laterals from Other Public Agencies)
PAEL-FRENM-02
Auburn Area
Sheriff $30.37 - $37.93/hour; $5,264.13 - $6,574.53/month; $63,169.60 - $78,894.40/year* Continuous n/a
Student Intern 2019-19111-02 Tahoe Area
Auburn Area
South Placer
County-Wide $12.38 - $15.46/hour Continuous Supplemental Questionnaire

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Regular/Open Positions - Tahoe Area Only

Job opening listings that match the search filter.
Job Title Work LocationsDepartmentSalaryDeadlineAdditional Requirements
Bus Driver - I
(Tahoe Area Regional Transit (TART))
2018-11640-01
Tahoe Area
Public Works $16.53 - $20.64/hour; $2,865.20 - $3,577.60/month; $34,382.40 - $42,931.20/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Bus Driver - II
(Tahoe Area Regional Transit (TART))
2018-11641-01
Tahoe Area
Public Works $20.09 - $25.09/hour; $3,482.27 - $4,348.93/month; $41,787.20 - $52,187.20/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Civil Engineer - Associate
(Tahoe Engineering Division)
2019-14203-03
Tahoe Area
Public Works $44.88 - $56.05/hour; $7,779.20 - $9,715.33/month; $93,350.40 - $116,584.00/year Friday,
December 13, 2019 5:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Engineer - Assistant
(Tahoe Engineering Division)
2019-14202-01
Tahoe Area
Public Works $38.77 - $48.42/hour; $6,720.13 - $8,392.80/month; $80,641.60 - $100,713.60/year Friday,
December 13, 2019 5:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Equipment Operator 2019-11502-01 Tahoe Area
Public Works $24.42 - $30.50/hour; $4,232.80 - $5,286.67/month; $50,793.60 - $63,440.00/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire
Equipment Service Worker - II 2019-11602-02 Tahoe Area
Public Works $23.80 - $29.72/hour; $4,125.33 - $5,151.47/month; $49,504.00 - $61,817.60/year Friday,
December 20, 2019 12:00 PM
Supplemental Questionnaire

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