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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!

Landscape Services Worker

Management Analyst (Finance)

Police Officer (Lateral)

Public Safety Dispatcher II (Lateral)

Part-Time

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

Events Venue Specialist (Parks & Recreation)

Landscape Specialist (Public Services)

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!

Landscape Services Worker

Management Analyst (Finance)

Police Officer (Lateral)

Public Safety Dispatcher II (Lateral)

Part-Time

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

Events Venue Specialist (Parks & Recreation)

Landscape Specialist (Public Services)

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

Aug. 9 City Council Recap
SWRA East Trails Phase II, Quarry Park Adventures Reports

Contract for Rehabilitation of SWRA East Trails Phase II Approved

The City Council approved a contract to complete rehabilitation of the final section of the East Trails at the Sunset Whitney Recreation Area on Tuesday night. The contract will be awarded to Consolidated Engineering for $720,722 with an additional 15% contingency, as required by Rocklin codes, if needed.

The project consists of the removal broken asphalt pathways and repaving more than a mile of trails with accessibility upgrades at the SWRA.

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Farron St. to Close Aug. 12-17 at Railroad Tracks for Union Pacific Repairs

Farron St. will be closed at the Union Pacific railroad tracks from Friday, Aug, 12 through Wednesday, Aug. 17, for Union Pacific to conduct track repairs.

The round-the-clock closure will necessitate detours to access the Johnson-Springview Park neighborhoods and Front St. at Farron St.  Motorists are encouraged to detour using Sunset Blvd. and 3rd St.

Front St. businesses can also be accessed by detouring to Bush St. from Pacific St., talking a left on Rocklin Rd. and then a left on Front St.

For more information, please contact Union Pacific foreman John Miller at (916) 365-6797 or RoadSafe Tech Alphonso Davis at (775) 291-4642.

Start Date August 12
End Date August 17
Type of Alert Road Closure
Reason Railroad track repair
Time of Day 24 hours
Project Lead Union Pacific Railroad
Notes Contact: UPRR Foreman Josh Miller (916) 365-6797
RoadSafe Tech Alphonso Davis (775) 291-4642
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Building Services
Request for Proposal

The City of Rocklin will receive proposals to Provide As-Needed Outside Plan Review, Permitting and Field Inspections for the Building Division of the Community Development Department.

Proposals are due on or before Friday, August 26, 2022, at 5:00 p.m.

RFP: Building Services

RFP documents can also be accessed through the CIPLIST webpage.

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Rocklin Shows Up for National Night Out

Neighborhood Watch groups across the City of Rocklin held gatherings to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, Aug. 2.

The block parties were visited by City of Rocklin employees and volunteers, including City Council, the city manager, the police and fire chiefs, and many more.

Everyone took the opportunity to get to know each other on a more personal level while kids climbed in and over police and fire vehicles to get a closer look.

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Rocklin Accepting Applications to Fill Unscheduled City Council Vacancy
Selected candidate service set to expire in December 2022

The City of Rocklin is now accepting applications to fill an unscheduled vacancy on the Rocklin City Council. The selected candidate will be appointed to serve on the City Council until the certification of the Special Election on November 8, 2022, wherein a candidate will be elected to fill the position.

A special meeting of the City Council has been scheduled on August 18, 2022, at 6 p.m. to interview applicants in open session and make the appointment.

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Summer Civic Program Opens Eyes and Career Paths

Eight high school seniors got an up-close look at their local government over the past two weeks as part of Rocklin’s Summer Civic Career Program. The students toured City departments, learning about roles across the City including executive administration, parks and recreation, public services, emergency services, and more.

The experience was eye-opening for many, as they learned first-hand a little of what it takes to provide the high-quality services residents expect from the City of Rocklin.

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City Council Candidate Filing Open Now
General and Special Municipal Election Nov. 8, 2022

The next General Municipal Election for the City of Rocklin will be held on November 8, 2022, to fill two seats on the Rocklin City Council to serve four-year terms, and a Special Municipal Election to fill one vacant seat for a two-year term. The City of Rocklin has no term limits. City Council candidates must be 18 years of age, a citizen of the United States, and a registered voter residing within the City limits at the time the Nomination Paper is issued.

Article By Warren Jorgensen, Community Recognition Commissioner

City Accepting Nominations for Wall of Recognition
Former Mayor George Magnuson Reflects on Volunteerism

George Magnuson was one of the City’s longest-serving City Councilmembers, a volunteer firefighter, and community activist. He recently recalled the feeling of pride he took from in being a volunteer and that he was pleased to see a spotlight shined on the many others who give back when the “Public Safety Volunteers” were included in the first group of honorees to be inscribed on the Wall of Recognition in 2018.

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Traffic Safety Committee Town Hall Meeting
Thursday, July 21, at 6 p.m. at the City Council Chambers

Rocklin residents take pride in living in a safe, family-oriented community. As Rocklin has developed and the population increased, the City’s 550 lane miles of road have become busier with people commuting to work, taking kids to school, or just walking or biking to the numerous parks in the area.

Traffic safety issues affect everyone and the City of Rocklin often receives and responds to traffic inquiries from citizens who want to improve conditions in their neighborhoods.

To offer opportunities for residents to learn more about traffic safety planning and to share traffic safety concerns, the City will hold it’s bi-annual traffic safety committee town hall on Thursday, July 21, at 6 p.m. in the Rocklin City Council Chambers. 

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Save Your Trees with Regular Watering

California is experiencing a severe drought and residents have been asked to reduce their water use by 20%. However, trees still need water! The guidelines below, provided by Placer County Water Agency, help businesses and residences to conserve water while keeping trees healthy.

For Residences

For residential properties, turf watering is limited to three days a week from July through September, between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m.

  • Trees may be watered at any day or time when using drip irrigation, hand watering, or smart controller systems.
  • For lawns, reduce sprinkler timing by two minutes to save 20%.

For Commercial Properties and Businesses

Emergency conservation regulations are currently in place that prohibit irrigation of non-functional turf at commercial, industrial, and institutional properties. Please note:

  • Turf on the same valve as at least one tree or can and should be watered regularly to keep trees healthy!

Find much more information on keeping trees healthy during a drought at www.pcwa.net/smart-water-use/trees.

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Patterson Resigns from Rocklin City Council

Councilmember Joe Patterson has resigned from his position on the Rocklin City Council, effective June 30, 2022.

The unscheduled vacancy created on the Rocklin City Council is for a seat with a term of office expiring in December 2024.

“Rocklin is such a beautiful and historic city that has been led by dynamic leaders for generations while laying the groundwork for our thriving community,” Patterson wrote in his resignation letter. “Serving on the City Council with this backdrop has been one of the greatest honors of my life.”

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ARPA Programs Approved to Support Businesses, Students, and Nonprofits

The City of Rocklin has committed more $2.85 million in Federal American Rescue Plan Act funds for community support programs to assist Rocklin residents, businesses and non-profits in recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic.

On June 28, the Rocklin City Council authorized staff to enter into agreements with local organizations to provide more than $2 million to support career and technical education, student mental health, small businesses, non-profits and entrepreneurship.

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Leading Life-Science Company CPC Scientific Locates U.S. Manufacturing in Rocklin

Rocklin, Calif. – CPC Scientific Inc., a leading global synthetic peptide production company that helps bring life changing therapeutics and diagnostics to market, has chosen Rocklin, CA, as the location of its new U.S.-based manufacturing site. The company will initially bring with them up to 50 high-quality life-science and manufacturing jobs.

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State of the City 2022 Highlights Economic Development and Business Growth

The Rocklin Chamber of Commerce hosted the 2022 State of the City breakfast at the Rocklin Event Center on June 23.

The morning was highlighted by Mayor Bill Halldin’s State of the City Address, where he covered key topics including ways the City will use its American Rescue Plan Act funds to support economic recovery from COVID-19; new businesses operating now or planned to open, major development projects across the City and more. 

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Terracina at Whitney Ranch to Offer Affordable Rents to Working Families
Construction Underway at University Ave. and Wildcat Blvd.

Rendering of Apartment Buildings for Terracina at Whitney Ranch

USA Properties has started construction on Terracina at Whitney Ranch, an affordable apartment community in Rocklin. Located between University Avenue and Wildcat Boulevard, the project will provide affordable one-to three-bedroom apartments to residents, from early-in-their career teachers and hard-working couples with children saving for their first home, to retirees living on a fixed-income.

The Rocklin City Council approved the residential project in August 2021.

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June 14 City Council Meeting Recap
Monument Springs Bridge Decision, Mosquito Update, Sierra College/PD Partnership

City Council Meeting Recap Graphic showing a Granite Lake Estates map on the right and a mosquito vector control graphic on the left.

Monument Springs Bridge and Granite Lake Estates Decision

City Council approved modifications to the Granite Lake Estates residential project approval conditions, ensuring that no more homes will be built as part of this development prior to the completion of the Monument Springs bridge and roadway improvements.

Current residents had expressed concerns that without the bridge and roadway updates, traffic along the current roads could not be accommodated safely.

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Take Note Troupe Delivers Rousing Shakespeare In The Park Performances
See photos and video recap

Last week, Take Note Troupe took the stage at Quarry Park Amphitheater for multiple live performances of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night. The cast powered through warm weather with outstanding comedic and dramatic performances and had a great crowd to cheer them on. The shaved ice truck was present to cool everyone down and even pets joined the evening’s festivities. 

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Rocklin Rd. and Pacific St. Roundabout Traffic Alert
Signal Removal and Partial Road Closure Starting June 14

The four-way traffic signal at the intersection of Rocklin Rd. and Pacific St. will be removed and converted to a three-way stop sign, beginning on Tuesday, June 14.

Rocklin Rd. between Pacific St. and Railroad Ave. will also be closed and detours put in place.

The changes will be active for approximately 10 weeks.

Flaggers will be used to reduce extended traffic queueing at the intersection during active construction but motorists should expect extended delays.

Access to businesses, which remain open during construction, will be preserved, some along the alley from the Oak St. side.

Find more information about the Rocklin Rd. and Pacific St. Roundabout project and sign up for project alerts at rocklin.ca.us/roundabout.

Start Date June 14
End Date Mid-August 2022
Type of Alert Traffic Control, Lane Closures and Detours
Reason Roundabout Construction
Time of Day Active Roadwork from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., stop sign and detours 24/7
Project Lead City of Rocklin, (916) 625-5511
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