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Sierra County is seeking a professional to join our rural Public Health team as a 

Nurse III or a Senior Public Health Nurse.

Are you looking for a lifestyle change?  Sierra County is looking for a Senior Public Health Nurse to join our small, but mighty, Public Health Team.   Rural Public Health is diverse and challenging, real and rewarding.   Located in California’s scenic northeastern Sierra Mountain Valley means it is peaceful with open spaces and more cows than people.  If you need a little city life, it is a doable 45-minute commute to Reno or Truckee.  Sierra County is home to hundreds of lakes, hiking and biking trails, and offers something for everyone.    Sierra County provides a supportive, flexible work environment where we celebrate our successes and take on our challenges together.
Please see the attached job descriptions for a complete description for each level of position to include education and experience requirements.

Qualified applicants may submit their application and resume to:
or mail to: Sierra County Personnel Department P.O. Box 513 Downieville, CA 95936


Sierra County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Sierra County employees and volunteers are deemed Disaster Service Workers pursuant to California Government Code Section 3101.


SALARY RANGE $6,485.57— $8,677.48 MONTHLY


DOQ $1020.00 per Month County contribution toward Health, Dental, and Vision insurance. County provides $50,000.000 of Life Insurance and Flight Care Insurance. Sierra County participates in the Cal Pers Retirement system.


The successful candidate will possess a valid license as a Registered Nurse in the State of California and a certificate as a Public Health Nurse in the State of California. Must hold a Bachelor of Science in nursing from an accredited nursing program. Eight progressive years of relevant work experience and supervisory experience are required.

Special Requirements

Must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance.



Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: Bachelor's
Driver's License Required: Yes