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Welcome to the City of Sacramento!

You are joining a team of talented and dedicated people who provide Sacramento residents and visitors with high quality service. The information on this page provides important resources and required handouts related to working for the City. Please bookmark this page to refer to in the future if needed.

Thank you for choosing the City of Sacramento!


Employee orientations are conducted remotely via MS Teams or Zoom. A Benefit Services team member will reach out to you directly via email to schedule your new employee orientation. Documents you need to complete and sign will be done electronically via email whenever possible. It is important you respond to emails about your orientation promptly and submit any required forms or documentation as requested by Benefit Services and by the due date provided. 

To be best prepared for your orientation, please review or complete the following prior to your arrival:

  1. Review the handouts and forms listed on this page.
  2. Complete the Acknowledgement Packet (see below) and email to or provide to the Benefit Services team member conducting your orientation. 
  3. Complete the employee portion of the Form I-9. You will receive instructions via email to complete this form.
  4. The documents you use to verify your I-9 will need to be provided to the City. Staff will coordinate this with you during your orientation process. Do not send these documents via email.
  5. We must also make a copy of your driver license and social security card for your employee file. Staff will coordinate this with you during your orientation process. Do not send these documents via email.
  6. If you qualify for City health benefits and plan to enroll any dependents on your City health plan(s), you will need to provide dependent verification documents such as birth certificates, marriage certificate, or copy of legal guardianship for each dependent you are enrolling on City benefits. You will also need to know the social security number and birth dates of all dependents for enrolling on City health benefits or choosing as your beneficiary.
  7. Be on time for your scheduled orientation and and plan on the process taking 3 hours.


Career Employee Acknowledgement Packet
Non-Career/Temporary Employee Acknowledgement Packet
YPCE Non-Career/Temporary Employee Acknowledgement Packet
Community Service Officer Employee Acknowledgement Packet
Police Recruit Employee Acknowledgement Packet
Fire Recruit Employee Acknowledgement Packet

Handouts and Forms

eCaps Self Service Checklist and Guide 

Affordable Care Act Notice

Direct Deposit Form

Payroll and Payday Calendar

Designation of Person Authorized to Receive Warrants


Healthy Workplaces Healthy Family Act of 2014 - Paid Sick Leave

California's Programs for the Unemployed

California Paid Family Leave

California Disability Insurance Provisions

Family Care and Medical Leave and Pregnancy Disability Leave

Leave of Absences and Other Leave Laws

Disaster Service Worker Requirements for City Employees

Nepotism Disclosure

Workers' Compensation Predesignation of Personal Physician

Workers' Compensation Time of Hire Pamphlet

Department of Fair Employment and Housing Sexual Harassment Flyer

Rights of Victims of Domestic Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

City of Sacramento Volunteer Program

Employee Benefits

Benefit eligible new hires are encouraged to review the information on employee benefits prior to attending orientation. Benefit eligible employees have 30 days from the date of hire to enroll in health benefits and complete all required paperwork. After 30 days you must experience a qualifying life event to enroll or change your benefits outside of the City's annual open enrollment period held in October.