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Placer County Human Resources Department

Supplemental Questionnaire

Last Name First Name

Student Intern

Supplemental Questionnaire


Please indicate which County departments match your major coursework/career goals.  You may select up to 5 departments:

AGRICULTURE: The Agriculture Department responsibilities include performing agricultural and pesticide inspections; helping farmers maintain healthy crops and livestock; certifying weighing and measuring devices for consumer protection; performing quantity control and price verification inspections and assisting in predatory animal control.
AIR POLLUTION CONTROL DISTRICT: The Agency enforces Federal, State and local air pollution laws and regulations through investigation, inspection and follow up activities, including citation issuance; and communicating with the public regarding compliance and enforcement.
ASSESSOR: Completes annual and supplemental assessment rolls for all property in the County that is subject to local assessment. Performs business property audits to ensure compliance and equalization of business-property assessments. Provides property information for local government, property owners, and the business community.
AUDITOR-CONTROLLER: Provides accounting, budgeting, and financial services to the public, county agencies, school districts, special districts and cities as defined under Government Code.
CLERK-RECORDER/REGISTRAR OF VOTERS: Includes Recording and Elections. Recording: Supports Countywide recording and County clerk functions, including property transactions, and birth, death, and marriage certificates. Elections: Manages and administers all local County election functions, including voter registration, verification of voter materials, training poll workers or other temporary staff assigned to assist with elections, processing ballots, and/or providing assistance to candidates and campaigns with regard to filings and disclosure requirements.
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT RESOURCE AGENCY (CDRA): CDRA services include Building Services & Inspection, Code Compliance Services, Engineering & Surveying, Environmental Coordination, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), and Planning.
COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICE: Includes the following divisions: Administration (County Budget, Legislation, & General Government Administration), Board of Supervisors (The County Governing Body), Central Services (Print Shop/Mail Services), Clerk of the Board, Economic Development, Emergency Services/Community Outreach, Procurement Services (Purchasing), Revenue Services (Billing & Collections), and Risk Management - General Liability.
DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS (DPW): DPW provides a wide range of public services including public transportation, engineering design and construction of storm-drain systems, bridge rehabilitations, public roadway maintenance, and snow removal.
FACILITY SERVICES: Facility Services plans, constructs, manages and operates Placer County's buildings, properties, infrastructure and assets to bring value to the Public, maximizing useful life and economic opportunity, through efficient and effective service delivery and prudent fiscal management. The department has the following divisions: Building Maintenance, Capital Improvements, Environmental Engineering & Utilities, Museums, Parks & Trails, and Real Estate Services.
HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (HHS): HHS is comprised of 8 divisions which include Adult Mental Health/APS, Children's System of Care, Animal Services, Environmental Health, HHS Administration, Human Services & Housing, Public Health, and Veterans' Services.
HUMAN RESOURCES: The Human Resources Department recruits, retains and supports the County workforce through a wide range of human resource activities including recruitment, benefits, retirement, leave management, Civil Service administration, and equal employment opportunity compliance.
INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) SERVICES: IT Services provides comprehensive IT consulting services, including project planning and management for system implementations. It is also responsible for planning, implementing, administering, and maintaining the County's data systems, including its servers, data storage, firewall and security systems, as well as administering and maintaining the radio, data and voice networks.
LAFCO: Local Agency Formation Commission is responsible for encouraging orderly County growth and development, including the protection of agricultural resources and open space, discouragement of urban sprawl, and the enforcement of legislative mandates regarding boundary changes, annexations, formations, incorporations, dissolutions, and/or the extension of urban services.
LIBRARY: Placer County Library provides free and open access to library services, programs, and materials that enrich, inform, empower, and entertain. It is committed to being a valuable source of information and lifelong learning to the residents of our communities.
SHERIFF: The Sheriff's Office safeguards individual liberties, builds community partnerships, prevents crime, and resolves those crimes that do occur. The Sheriff's Office is also responsible for the professional care and custody of those confined within the county's jail facilities. Other duties and services include marshal, security of courts, and investigation of coroner cases.Note: If you indicate interest in working at the Sheriff's Office you will be required to complete a conviction history and/or background questionnaire prior to receiving a conditional offer of employment.

What is your anticipated graduation date and your major?  If you are a recent graduate please list date of graduation and specific degree received.


Please outline your goals for an internship assignment.


You MUST upload/attach your most recent (unofficial) transcripts and resume.  NOTE:  If newly enrolled and no transcripts are available, proof of class registration will be accepted.  Document uploading can be done on the "resume" tab when filling out your application.  Use the "upload resume" button at the bottom of that page to upload your documents.