City of Napa hiring Reserve Firefighters

The City of Napa is seeking qualified candidates for its Fire Reserve Program. The program provides an excellent opportunity for individuals to gain valuable experience and training, as well as to participate in public service work. Training is continuous, and includes all aspects of basic firefighting and basic emergency medical service. The application process is open through March 31, 2016. For more information on the Reserve Firefighter position contact the City of Napa Fire Department at 707-257-9589. For questions regarding the application process contact the City of Napa Human Resources Department at 1541 Second Street in   Napa, or call 707-257-9505.

Clerk announces openings on two Committees

The City Clerk is accepting applications from Napa Residents for a total of three openings; two to serve on the Napa County Transportation and Planning Agency’s (NCTPA) Active Transportation Advisory Committee (ATAC) and one to serve on the Napa County Measure A Financial Oversight Committee. Deadline for submission of NCTPA Active Transportation Advisory Committee (ATAC) applications is 5:00 p.m. Friday, February 19, 2016. Application submission for one vacancy on the Napa County Measure A Financial Oversight Committee is ongoing until filled. (Read more)

DUI patrols set for Saturday

Officers from the Napa Police Department’s DUI Enforcement Team will be deploying this weekend to stop and arrest alcohol and drug-impaired drivers in the Department’s ongoing traffic safety campaign. DUI Saturation Patrols will deploy on Saturday, February 6th, 2016 between the hours of 6:00 p.m. and 2:00 a.m. in areas with high frequencies of DUI collisions and/or arrests.

Composting Workshops coming up

Learn how to turn yardwaste and kitchen scraps into wonderfully rich compost to use as a soil amendment or mulch in your garden. Discover the basics of backyard composting, worm composting and grasscycling. Become familiar with tools, techniques, and types of composting bins. All this knowledge on home composting can be gained at upcoming, free Home Composting and Worm Composting Workshops that will be held from March through June at locations in the City of Napa, American Canyon, Yountville, St. Helena and Calistoga. Interested persons can see complete details and register now at Napa County residents attending the workshop will have the opportunity to purchase a backyard composting bin for $20, a significant discount from the retail prices of between $95 and $130), or choose to receive a $30 rebate toward the purchase of a worm composting, bin, mulching lawnmower, or lawnmower retrofit.

Slots filling fast for spring Citizens Academy - apply now

Applications are now being accepted for the Spring 2016 Citizens Academy, which will begin on March 2, 2016. The Citizens Academy is a free, nine-week program designed to help City of Napa residents 18 and older learn about their city government. The sessions will be held on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., except for the final session Wednesday, April 27, 2016, which will include a citywide bus tour, followed by a graduation ceremony and reception from 3 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Class size is limited and spaces are expected to fill up quickly. The deadline to submit applications is Friday, February 12th. Applicants who do not get scheduled for this session will be placed on an enrollment list for future sessions. Select “Citizens Academy” from the Quick Links menu at or e-mail for information and registration. 

Know what's happening - get urgent alerts

The City of Napa and a number of other public agencies offer an urgent notification service called Nixle. This information service allows agencies to send information about real-time public safety emergencies, crime watch, weather impacts, and safety tips to your cell phone or e-mail. This is a free service. Register with Nixle at and stay up-to-date when it matters most.

How to connect with City of Napa employment opportunities

The City of Napa provides an online job application system where applicants can create an account and complete applications for available positions. Visit to get started. The Human Resources Department is open 8am to 5pm weekdays at 1541 Second Street in Napa, and can be reached by calling (707)257-9505. Email  

City of Napa
955 School Street :: PO Box 660 :: Napa :: CA :: 94559-0660 :: 707-257-9500