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Job Openings

The following includes all current job openings available for the City of Rocklin.  Click on a full-time or part-time job title to view the posting and submit an application.  For volunteer opportunities, read the requirements and follow the instructions to submit your interest.

Full-Time

The City of Rocklin is a great place to work. Join us!

Academy Graduate Police Officer

Assistant City Attorney

Information Technology Analyst (Application Services)

Information Technology Manager

Landscape Services Worker

Management Analyst (Risk Management)

Police Officer (Lateral)

Part-Time

The City of Rocklin is a great place to work. Join us!

Events Venue Specialist (Program Assistant)

Lifeguard

Senior Lifeguard

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you an honest and dependable person looking for a rewarding way to spend a few hours per week? Would you like to make a difference in your community?

Volunteers provide a key role in helping the department provide service and fun activities to the community through our special events. 

https://www.rocklin.ca.us/volunteer

Reserve Police Officer

Police and Fire Volunteer

The following includes all current job openings available for the City of Rocklin.  Click on a full-time or part-time job title to view the posting and submit an application.  For volunteer opportunities, read the requirements and follow the instructions to submit your interest.

Full-Time

The City of Rocklin is a great place to work. Join us!

Academy Graduate Police Officer

Assistant City Attorney

Information Technology Analyst (Application Services)

Information Technology Manager

Landscape Services Worker

Management Analyst (Risk Management)

Police Officer (Lateral)

Part-Time

The City of Rocklin is a great place to work. Join us!

Events Venue Specialist (Program Assistant)

Lifeguard

Senior Lifeguard

Volunteer Opportunities

Are you an honest and dependable person looking for a rewarding way to spend a few hours per week? Would you like to make a difference in your community?

Volunteers provide a key role in helping the department provide service and fun activities to the community through our special events. 

https://www.rocklin.ca.us/volunteer

Reserve Police Officer

Police and Fire Volunteer

News

May 14 Rocklin City Council Recap

Proclamation Recognizing National Police Week

Mayor Janda Presented Rocklin Police Chief Rustin Banks with a proclamation recognizing May 12-18 as National Police Week and May 15 as Peace Officers Memorial Day.

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Five Star – Mission Hills Paving Project

The Five Star – Mission Hills Paving Project is expected to begin work May 2024. McGuire and Hester (The City’s contractor), and the City of Rocklin will do everything possible to minimize inconveniences during this construction activity.  

Rocklin residents within the impacted area will be receiving door hangers with information regarding the pavement rehabilitation project.

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Rocklin Ranked One Of The Safest Cities In California

Rocklin has been named the ninth safest city in California by SafeWise, a leading safety firm specializing in home security advice and services.

Last month, SafeWise published its 10th annual Safest Cities report, which is conducted by using FBI crime statistics and population data. SafeWise determined that Rocklin boasts a rate of fewer than 1.1 violent crimes and 13 property crimes per 1,000 residents – figures far below the state and national rates.

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April 23 Rocklin City Council Recap
Whitney Ranch Retail Project; Weed Abatement; Ruhkala Awards

Whitney Ranch Retail Project

City of Rocklin Senior Planner Nathan Anderson presented City Council with details regarding the development of a Whitney Ranch Retail Center.

This project is proposing to construct a commercial shopping center consisting of ten buildings, totaling approximately 95,000 square feet. The center will be anchored by an approximately 44,000 square foot Nugget Market, which will be the first large grocery store in the Whitney Ranch area. 

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2024 Ruhkala Community Service Awards Honorees

The Rocklin City Council held a special presentation for the 2024 Ruhkala Community Service Award Winners at the April 23 City Council meeting and honored them with an awards reception.

Honorees include:

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Rocklin Welcomes new Parks & Recreation Director

Parks & Recreation Director Veronica Tracy 

The City of Rocklin has announced an important selection of Veronica Tracy as its next Parks & Recreation Director, effective April 8. This selection fills a post that has been vacant since September 2023.

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Run Rocklin Course Routes

Updated course routes have been completed for the upcoming Run Rocklin race on Sunday, April 14. These routes have been designed to keep runners safe and avoid heavy traffic and construction zones. 

You can find the half marathon and 10k routes, below.

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March 26 Rocklin City Council Recap
Police Department Annual Report; GSEC Provides Highlights of Germany Economic Development Trip

2023 Rocklin Police Department Annual Report

Rocklin Police Chief Rustin Banks and Crime Analyst Shawn Baird formally presented the 2023 Rocklin Police Department Annual Report to City Council Tuesday night.

The 2023 report features statistics on crime, law enforcement tools, and response times in the Rocklin area and shines a light on the variety of work done by the different units and divisions of the police department.

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March 12 Rocklin City Council Recap
Fire Dept. Annual Report; Ruhkala Awards; Community Development Block Grant

2023 Rocklin Fire Department Annual Report

Rocklin Deputy Fire Chief Reginald Williams presented the Rocklin Fire Department’s 2023 annual report to the City Council Tuesday night. 

Williams outlined data on the number and type of calls to each station, response times and heat maps showing the locations of fire and emergency medical service (EMS) calls among other important trends.

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February 27 Rocklin City Council Recap
SWRA Improvements; Whitney Park Pump Track

Council Approves SWRA Improvements Based On Community Needs

Rocklin City Council approved of necessary improvements to the Sunset Whitney Recreation Area (SWRA) to be carried out by RSC Engineering, Inc. 

The SWRA (formerly known as the Rocklin Golf Club) consists of 184 acres of land, being developed over a multi-phase Master Plan, which will add several desirable amenities to the landscape.

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Celebrating Rocklin’s 131st Anniversary

The City of Rocklin was incorporated on February 24, 1893, becoming the 95th city established in California. Rocklin has a rich history and is primed for continued success. The future is bright thanks to the businesses, organizations, and residents that make up our community.

We are proud to look back on our history and see how far this City has come. 

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Rocklin Welcomes new City Attorney and City Clerk

City Attorney Matthew McOmber

City Attorney Matthew McOmber

Matthew McOmber was unanimously appointed to the position of Rocklin City Attorney at the January 9, 2024 City Council meeting. His official start day with the City of Rocklin was Monday, February 5.

Mr. McOmber has extensive experience in public agency law having served in the Shasta County Counsel’s Office for more than 10-years where he served in various roles including Interim County Counsel and Assistant County Counsel. 

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2024 Late January/Early February Winter Storm Impacts

Storm Incident Overview

An atmospheric river storm impacted much of California today, and local impacts include downed trees and extensive power outages.  As of Sunday, 2230, utility providers report 55,383 customers (i.e., service connections) without power.

The National Weather Service reports that the strong wind gusts will continue through Monday morning with rain forecasted through the week. 

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2003 Ruhkala Awards Spotlight- Honoree Camille Maben
By Michelle Sutherland

Michelle Sutherland highlights Camille Maben, who was honored in 2003 with a Ruhkala Community Service Award. Nominate a deserving individual or group for 2024’s Ruhkala Awards by February 2.

In 2003, Camille Maben was awarded a Ruhkala Community Service Award for her years of service in the Rocklin Unified School District Board of Trustees.

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Take The Rocklin Arts Commission’s Community Survey

The Rocklin Arts Commission is undergoing a community engagement and planning process to understand how best to meet the needs of our community and create a positive impact through the Arts. The Commission is conducting a survey to measure community engagement with different types of art in Rocklin.

By completing this survey, the Commission will be able to review the results and focus on events, services and programs that residents want to see and be a part of.