In compliance with the County of Sonoma Civil Services Rules, and based on the principle of employment and promotion on a merit basis, for the purpose of obtaining the highest efficiency and assuring that the best qualified persons available shall be employed in the service of the County, the employment process consists of various examinations to evaluate and fairly and objectively test each applicant’s education, experience, skills, knowledge, and abilities for a position.
The recruitment process for the hire of permanent County employees is a step process involving:
- Announcement to include Advertising
- HR Examination Process
- Employment List Creation and Referral
- Department Interviews
- Background and Reference Checks
- Conditional Offer of Employment
- Pre-employment Physical
- Offer of Employment
- Probationary Period
Contact your department’s Human Resources Recruitment and Classification Analyst regarding any question related to permanent employment.