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Sign Up for Start Here!

Join us and learn about the County of Sonoma's application process.

Start Here! is intended for the public - whether you are looking for a new position now or planning for a future employment opportunity. Our virtual class is an overview of the County of Sonoma’s job application, examination, and selection processes.

This two-hour session will provide information regarding how to submit a thorough application, interview and examination best practices, and much more. Plenty of information will be shared, and we will have time to answer your questions. We look forward to helping you put your best foot forward when applying for positions with the County.

The virtual class will be held via Zoom on:

  • Wednesday, July 31st from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm PST
  • Thursday, August 29th from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm PST
  • Tuesday, September 24th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm PST
  • Thursday, October 24th from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm PST
  • Thursday, November 21st from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm PST

If you have any questions or would like to be notified when future classes are held, please email us at and we will add you to our mailing list.

Upcoming Events

Jul 2024
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Civil Service Commission Meeting

Aug 2024
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Civil Service Commission Meeting

Aug 2024
6:00 - 11:09 p.m.

Commission on the Status of Women Meeting 


Employee Resources serves as a gateway for County of Sonoma employees to access human resources announcements, volunteer opportunities, commonly used online tools such as TimeSaver and Employee Self-Service and other useful and current information.

Sonoma County Employees' Retirement Association offers classes as you plan for retirement, manage your personal information, complete your own benefit estimate.