Placer Employment Opportunities

Disability Management Administrator - PAEL Application Process

Senior Human Resources Analyst

Recruitment #PAEL-FRENM-18


Placer County is accepting lateral applications from other public agencies for the position of Disability Management Administrator.

This position is a senior-level management position that provides program planning, administration, and oversight to the leaves of absence, disability management, and retirement unit within the Human Resouces Department. 

To view the recruitment brochure for this exciting opportunity and its associated salary and benefits,
please click here.

This position is scheduled to receive a salary range increase of 4.5% in July 2023 and an additional 4% in July 2024.

To view full the job description please click here.


Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List – PAEL)

Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process. Those hired from this process will typically be considered new employees for purposes of determining seniority, benefits, and other leave accruals. For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, to download forms, or to apply, please visit our website at:

Employees of Other Public Agencies

In order to determine which Placer County classification is substantially similar to that held in other public agencies, click the Classification and Salary Info link at the top of this page.

PAEL Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for placement on a Public Agency Eligible List an applicant must meet all of the following criteria (per Placer County Code Chapter 3, section 3.08.720):

1. Applicant must be working for a public agency (other than Placer County) that operates under a personnel civil service or merit system. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant must have been employed by a qualifying public agency within one year prior to the date his/her completed application is received by the Placer County Human Resources Department;

2. The classification in which Placer County employment is contemplated must possess the same or less minimum qualifications and be substantially similar in job assignment and responsibility as the position in which the applicant is/was employed by the public agency;

3. If classified, the applicant must hold or have held permanent status in the service of that agency;

4. If unclassified the applicant must be or have been employed by that agency, in that position, for a minimum of six (6) months;

5. The applicant must submit a Placer County Public Agency Eligible Self Certification form, certifying: 
a. His/Her employment record has been entirely satisfactory; 
b. He/She has not been separated for cause; 
c. He/She was appointed to the class as a result of a qualifying or competitive exam; 
d. If not currently employed by a qualifying agency, the applicant is eligible for reinstatement to that agency.

To Apply

For more information, or to submit a Lateral Transfer/Other Agency List (Public Agency Eligible List – PAEL) application, click the Employees of Other Public Agencies link on the Job Opportunities page.


Placer County offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees. The following information represents benefits available to permanent Placer County management employees and may be subject to change. Applicants should inquire as to the most current benefit package during hiring interviews or by contacting the Human Resources Department.
  • Management Leave: 100 hours per year which may be used as time off or cash* 
  • Holidays: 14 paid holidays per year, 2 of which are floating holidays* (effective January 1, 2023) 
  • Vacation Leave: 10 days/year with ability to accrue 25days/year* 
  • Sick Leave: 12 days/year* 
  • Cafeteria Plan: $5000 per year to use towards 401(k), dependent care, medical co-insurance, or cash* (Cafeteria plan annual benefits rate of $5000 is effective December 17, 2022) 
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance available for employees and eligible dependents 
  • Deferred Compensation with 401(k) contribution matches up to $1500/year (match of up to $1500/year is effective January 1, 2023) 
  • $50,000 Life Insurance Policy at no cost to employee 
  • CalPERS Retirement plans 
  • Retiree Medical Insurance 
  • Education Allowance: Up to $1200 per year 
  • Annual Vacation Cash Out: Up to 100 hours may be cashed out each year
*Amounts will be prorated for part time employees and employees hired after the first of the year.


Prior to the date of hire, applicants must undergo a fingerprint test by the Department of Justice, pass a medical examination (which may include a drug screening and possibly a psychological evaluation), sign a constitutional oath, and submit proof of U.S. citizenship or legal right to remain and work in the U.S.  For some positions, applicants may also be required to submit proof of age, undergo a background investigation (which may include a voice stress analysis and/or a polygraph), and/or be bonded. Additionally, positions in law enforcement classifications and those supporting law enforcement functions will be required to complete a conviction history questionnaire prior to or during the interview process. Applicants for positions with access to Medi-Cal billing software or who are licensed providers must clear the Federal Exclusion List, credentialing, and social security verification. Failure to clear these requirements may result in an employment offer being withdrawn.


Thank you for your interest in employment with Placer County. Placer County is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an active nondiscrimination program. It is the stated policy of Placer County that harassment, discrimination, and retaliation are prohibited and that all employees, applicants, agents, contractors, and interns/volunteers shall receive equal consideration and treatment. All terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, transfer, and promotion will be based on the qualifications of the individual for the positions being filled regardless of gender (including gender identity and expression), sexual orientation, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), color, ancestry, religion (including creed and belief), national origin, citizenship, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics/information), age (40 or over),  marital status, military and/or veteran status, sex (including parental status, pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, and related medical conditions), political orientation, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. Please contact the Human Resources Department at least 5 working days before a scheduled examination if you require accommodation in the examination process. Medical disability verification may be required prior to accommodation.

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