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Job Openings

Following are all current job openings available for the City of Rocklin. Click on a position title to download the complete job announcement.

Job announcements contain details on salary, minimum qualifications, and application deadline.

Full-Time

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

Academy Graduate Police Officer

Police Officer (Lateral)

Public Safety Dispatcher II (Lateral)

Part-Time

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

Custodian

Program Assistant I/II (Venue Monitor)

Maintenance Worker (Parks)

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? If so, you may be a great candidate for the Rocklin Parks and Recreation Department's Special Events Volunteer Program.

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

Police and Fire Volunteer

Special Events Volunteer
Reserve Police Officer
Click here to apply to the Special Events Volunteer program.

Following are all current job openings available for the City of Rocklin. Click on a position title to download the complete job announcement.

Job announcements contain details on salary, minimum qualifications, and application deadline.

Full-Time

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

Academy Graduate Police Officer

Police Officer (Lateral)

Public Safety Dispatcher II (Lateral)

Part-Time

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

Custodian

Program Assistant I/II (Venue Monitor)

Maintenance Worker (Parks)

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? If so, you may be a great candidate for the Rocklin Parks and Recreation Department’s Special Events Volunteer Program.

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

Police and Fire Volunteer

Special Events Volunteer
Reserve Police Officer
Click here to apply to the Special Events Volunteer program.

Article By Alyssa Mielke

Mental Health Month: COVID-19 and Mental Health

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and the City of Rocklin is sharing tips from the organization Mental Health America to help manage mental health each week.

The novel coronavirus has affected all of us, whether or not we’ve been infected. Our daily lives have been disrupted due to stay at home orders, social distancing, and business closures. It is normal to feel worry and stress during a time of crisis, and paying attention to mental health can help people better cope with the situation.

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Keeping Rocklin Running
Finance Department

Rocklin Finance Department

The City’s finance department is hard at work processing payments, reporting revenue, and keeping City budgets updated during the coronavirus pandemic. 

“We are proud to be working for the citizens of Rocklin and are doing so in the safest manner possible to provide the best service throughout this challenging time,” Chief Financial Officer Kim Sarkovich said.

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Rocklin and Placer County Under California Shelter-in-Place Order Starting May 2
Placer County looks ahead to phased reopening

Placer County announced today that their local health order will expire as of May 2 and residents will then be guided by the governor’s Executive Order to shelter in place.

While the local order is ending, area residents still need to shelter in place. Governor Newsom’s statewide shelter-in-place order remains in effect until further notice. The governor’s Executive Order permits critical workers in 13 sectors to work, and allows people to leave their homes for necessities such as food, medications and health care.

Article By Alyssa Mielke
One of the laser-equipped trucks

Pavement Condition Index Scanning
Laser-Equipped Trucks Take Pavement Distress Data

Rocklin is going high tech to assess the condition of City-maintained streets and plan for future improvements. On Monday, April 27, City contractors began a Pavement Condition Index (PCI) Scan, utilizing laser scanners equipped to trucks to take pavement distress data for each of the 565 lane miles in Rocklin.

The laser takes thousands of data points and compiles them to determine the overall condition of each street and lane in the City. The scan will last two to three weeks, and the data collected will inform a five-year work plan.

Article By Alyssa Mielke

Stand Up Placer’s Support during the Coronavirus Crisis

One of Stand Up Placer's Housing Team packs groceries for those in need.

The coronavirus has made it more difficult than ever for domestic violence survivors to leave their abusers due to financial instability and the quarantine. Stand Up Placer has modified available services to best serve those who need them.

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Nutrition Services Interactive Map
Food Assistance Locator for Placer County

Nutrition Services (link to interactive map)

The COVID-19 crisis has made it more difficult for many to obtain basic resources like nutritious food. Local schools, grocery markets, food banks, and food pantries have stepped up to meet the needs of our most vulnerable communities and neighbors. To help, City of Rocklin employees have created an interactive map to help easily locate available nutrition assistance.

View the map here.

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Thank you to all essential workers!
Color your own and share on social media using #RocklinStrong

A special thank you to all the essential employees working hard to serve the Rocklin community. We are grateful for your efforts in keeping our entire region, and especially, #RocklinStrong. 

Download the line drawing of the graphic and you or your family can color the essential workers yourself! We’d love to see your art, share in a public post on social media and tag #RocklinStrong and we’ll reshare as many as we can!

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Volunteer-Sewn Masks Help Keep City Employees Safe

Essential City of Rocklin employees are breathing a little easier today thanks to the donation of 100 hand-sewn facemasks by Bayside Church.

Councilmember Joe Patterson picked up and delivered the masks from Bayside personally and the new supply helps supplement those already in use by non-public safety staff, including people at the permitting counter, parks staff, street maintenance crews, and more.

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#OpShieldsUp Ramps Up Production at Community Center

Operation Shields Up Graphic

Face shield production for local healthcare providers and first responders by Alan Puccinelli, Rick Davis and their team of volunteers from Operation Shields Up has expanded to the Rocklin Community Center! With social distancing in effect, the building that usually hosts gatherings, games and other events was sitting idle. When the City learned Shields Up needed a few more square feet, staff quickly worked to provide access.

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Keeping Rocklin Running
Rocklin Police Department

Keep Rocklin Running: Rocklin Police

The men and women of the Rocklin Police Department, from the sworn police officers, to those working dispatch, records and all of the other professional staff positions and duties required to keep the police department functioning, are helping keep Rocklin’s citizens safe and protected during the coronavirus pandemic.

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April 14 Council Meeting Recap

Council Approves 4 Community Service Organizations for Grant Funding

City Council unanimously approved grant funding for four organizations serving the needs of the community that are especially vital during the COVID-19 crisis at their April 14 meeting.

The organizations and levels of funding that will receive 2020-2021 federal community development block grant funds include:

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Message from Mayor Janda on COVID-19

Message from Mayor Janda on COVID-19
Friday, April 17

Mayor Greg Janda thanks the Rocklin community for continuing to follow health protocols outlined by Placer County to slow the spread of COVID-19. Public health and safety depends on everyone, we are the doing right thing, and the numbers show it.

Janda and City Council are also focused on working with Placer County to develop plans to reopen the economy so people and businesses can begin to recover. This isn’t something to rush, but with good planning now and guidance from federal, state and local leaders, we can get back to work safely and successfully at the right time.

Article By Alyssa Mielke

Aid from the Salvation Army during the Coronavirus Crisis

Roseville Salvation Army Corps volunteers packed 240 free food boxes this week to help keep the community nourished during the pandemic.

The local Salvation Army is providing resources above their usual operations for residents in search of additional help during the coronavirus pandemic. Please contact their office or Charisse Bach, Social Services Coordinator, directly using the information below.

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New Stop Sign Ahead Notice

New Stop Sign at Midas and Rawhide

A new stop sign and crosswalk are being installed today at the intersection of Midas Ave. and Rawhide Rd., near the entrance to the Sunset Whitney Rec Area. Please be aware, obey the speed limit and drive safe!

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Placer County Issues New Stay-at-Home Order Through May 1

* The following news release was published by Placer County at 5 p.m. on Friday, April 10. 

AUBURN, Calif. — Placer County Health Officer Dr. Aimee Sisson has issued a new order that clarifies, strengthens, and extends the terms of the previous directive to reduce person-to-person contact and increase physical distancing in order to further slow transmission of COVID-19. The new order will be in effect through May 1.

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Rocklin City Manager Steve Rudolph

Message From City Manager Steve Rudolph on COVID-19

To all residents and businesses,

It is imperative the Rocklin community stay home as much as possible and practice social distancing protocols recommended by the Centers for Disease Control to slow the spread of COVID-19. This is not only for our individual health and safety, but for the wellbeing of our loved ones – young and old.