Senior Account Clerk – Treasurer-Tax Collector

September 3, 2023
Napa, CA
Job Type


The Napa Valley

Napa County is home to 140,000 residents who share a strong sense of community and a legacy of preserving and protecting our rich agricultural heritage.

Located in the heart of California's preeminent wine region, the Napa Valley is also part of the dynamic San Francisco Bay Metropolitan Area. With its sunny Mediterranean climate and proximity to the mountains and ocean, the Valley offers residents easy access to virtually unlimited shopping, dining, cultural and recreational opportunities.

The Napa Valley's strategic location, natural and cultural resources, history of responsible land use planning and attractive quality of life provide the ideal mix of small town living and big city amenities.
County of Napa as an Employer

As an organization, Napa County is dedicated to improving the lives of our citizens and reflecting the best of the community's values: Respect, Accountability, Dedication, Integrity and Innovation. Learn more HERE .

The Position
The Senior Account Clerk performs highly responsible working financial and clerical procedures to assume significant clerical responsibilities in an assigned financial area; maintain financial and statistical records and prepare reports; and serve as a lead worker in a section or work unit as assigned.

This position will perform various tasks related to County deposits, bank balancing, cash flow management, central collection payments, and related duties as assigned.

This recruitment is being conducted to fill one full-time vacancy in the Treasury or Tax Unit of the Treasurer-Tax Collector Department. The list established by this recruitment may be used to fill future full-time, part-time, limited term, and extra help vacancies for up to one year.

Position Requirements

Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge, skills, and abilities would be:

Three years of significant, directly related, and progressive experience in financial record-keeping work.

Equivalent to the completion of the twelfth grade, including or supplemented by training in accounting or a related subject.

License or Certificate: *
Certain positions assigned to this class may require possession of a valid California Driver's License.

*Any license, certification, or registration required for this position shall be maintained (i.e., active and in good standing) at all times during employment with Napa County. For continued employment with Napa County, you must maintain such license, certification, or registration to meet the minimum qualifications of this position.

The Recruitment Process

Application Deadline 5:00pm PDT
September 15, 2023. Application Screening
The week of September 18, 2023. Supplemental Question Scoring
By September 22, 2023.
Supplemental questions will be scored by subject matter experts. Only the most qualified applicants from the scoring of the supplemental questions will be invited for an Oral Panel Interview.
Oral Panel Interview
The week of October 9, 2023. Establish Eligible List
By October 13, 2023.
Only the most qualified candidates from the interview process will be placed on the eligibility list and may be considered to fill positions for up to one year.

The Human Resources Department reserves the right to change the recruitment process at any time.

Example of Duties
View the full job description including the example of duties HERE.

Napa County employees automatically become Disaster Service Workers. This means that when Napa County experiences emergencies (earthquake, wildfire, power outage, etc.) you may be asked to pivot from your regular duties to provide critical services to those affected by the emergency (CA Govt Code § 3102).

Learn more about the benefits package for this position HERE .

ADA Accommodation
Applicants requiring accommodation during the application and/or selection process pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities (ADA) Act should contact County of Napa Human Resources at (707) 253-4303.

Napa County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Salaries are based on a five-step range. Appointments are usually made at the beginning step with advances occurring at six months and the completion of each year thereafter. Salary rates are reviewed annually.

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Certain designated County positions require a candidate to pass a physical examination prior to appointment. Offers of employment are conditional upon successful completion of this examination.

All employees hired into allocated positions or extra help positions will be fingerprinted.


FOR POSITIONS IN THE DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS AND THE PROBATION DEPARTMENT - The selection process will include an oral board interview, psychological assessment, background investigation, and a pre-employment physical exam.

Closing Date/Time: 9/15/2023 5:00 PM Pacific

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