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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

Assistant Civil Engineer

Information Technology Analyst (Application Services)

Irrigation Maintenance Technician

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)

Maintenance Worker

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

Assistant Civil Engineer

Information Technology Analyst (Application Services)

Irrigation Maintenance Technician

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)

Maintenance Worker

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

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College Park Project Final Environmental Impact Report
Scheduled Planning Commission Public Hearing Date: November 15, 2022

The Rocklin Planning Commission will hold a public hearing on Tuesday, November 15, at 6:30 p.m. at 3970 Rocklin Rd. to discuss the College Park Project proposed entitlements and Final Environmental Impact Report.

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Community Shows Enthusiasm for SWRA Master Plan Concepts
Approx. 175 People Attended Sept. 12 Meeting

The City of Rocklin held a public meeting to share initial ideas and proposed amenities for the Sunset Whitney Recreation Area master plan on Monday, Sept. 12 at the Rocklin Event Center.

The evening featured a formal presentation outlining the current iteration of plans along the main corridors of the SWRA, including a central area for activities currently labeled “The Hub,” a new park space near Sunset Blvd. on the west side of the SWRA, and more passive recreation proposed on the east side.

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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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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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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What is RHNA and how does it affect Rocklin?
City Corner Series

City Corner series graphic, featuring an image of a subdivision under construction with the series logo in white, reading "City Corner: Regional Housing Needs Allocation"

The Regional Housing Needs Allocation, or RHNA, is a report that assesses housing needs for each region of California. Using demographic population information, the California Department of Housing and Community Development (HCD) calculates the housing needs across the state and works with local councils of government to determine how many new housing units must be planned in each region to meet growth of households in all income levels. This process is repeated every eight years.

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Online Residential Permit Guide Now Available

City of Rocklin constituents planning a residential construction project now have access to an online permit guide to assist with the City’s permitting process.

The easy-to-use tool can be found at rocklin.ca.us/permit-guide and includes a step-by-step outline of the process that will be needed to obtain the correct building permit.

Topics covered include everything from bath and kitchen remodels, to home additions, to building an entire single-family residence.

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.JPG File of Roundabout Frequently Asked Questions Sheet

Rocklin Rd. and Pacific St. Roundabout Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is the total projected cost of the project and how is it funded?

The project is 100% funded by the Congestion Mitigation and Air Quality (CMAQ) Federal Grant, awarded to construction contractor George Reed for$4.46 million. No local funds are being used.

2. When will construction be complete?

The contractor has 180 working days to complete the project. With the official start on April 18, 2022, the project is scheduled to be completed by Jan. 5, 2023.

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Illegal garage sale sign

Information on Garage Sales and Signs in Rocklin

The season for garage sales is approaching but before putting out those treasures for browsing, the City encourages residents to know the rules.

A permit is not required in order to have a garage sale in Rocklin; however, guidelines are in place to maintain the integrity of the community. We trust that residents understand the necessity to keep Rocklin clean, uncluttered, and safe through the education and enforcement of the Rocklin Municipal Code. 

Article By Alyssa Mielke, City of Rocklin
Goats and sheep in a field conducting managed grazing

Managed Grazing Reduces Fire Hazards, Benefits the Environment

Image showing an infographic of Rocklin managed grazing facts.

Rocklin residents with property near City-managed open spaces may have seen, or heard, approximately 1,000 four-legged visitors in the land just over their backyard fence. The goats and sheep are baaaack!

The City of Rocklin uses the animals as a cost-effective and eco-friendly way to reduce potential fire fuels in open space preserves and help keep adjacent property safe.

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Celebrating Rocklin’s 129th 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 the community.

Discover more about Rocklin’s history here, and scroll through the timeline below for an interactive way to learn about the early days of Rocklin. 

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Rocklin Hires Solano County Sheriff Captain Banks as Police Chief

Rustin Banks has been hired as Chief of the Rocklin Police Department and will step into this role on December 13.

Banks joins the City of Rocklin from the Solano County Sheriff’s Office, where he most recently served as a captain commanding the Field Operations Division.

“It will be my honor and privilege to lead the Rocklin Police Department, an agency that is known far and wide for their high level of professionalism and community engagement,” Banks said. “I am eager to build upon the strong foundation the members of this Department have worked so hard to create.”

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Trader Joe’s Opens in Rocklin Commons Center

Trader Joe’s has officially opened the doors to their newest Rocklin location. On Friday, eager shoppers lined up outside the store in the rain, awaiting the 7:55 a.m. grand opening.

After the ribbon cutting, shoppers were given a lei on the way in the door as they walked through a  corridor of cheering crew members.

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Gayaldo Park Phase 2

Phase 2 of Gayaldo Park is slated to begin in October 2021. This new phase of the park will include a turf, shrub bed, additional trees to provide shade, and a retaining wall and irrigation to support drainage. This project will be worked on in-house by Rocklin Parks staff. The park will remain open during the construction time for the community to continue to enjoy. The city is looking forward to the expanded portion of this well used neighborhood park.