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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!

Public Safety Dispatcher II (Lateral)

Part-Time

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

Senior 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
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!

Public Safety Dispatcher II (Lateral)

Part-Time

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

Senior 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
Click here to apply to the Special Events Volunteer program.

Article By Alyssa Adams

Mental Health Month: Connecting with and Supporting Others

It’s the final week of Mental Health Awareness Month, and the City of Rocklin wraps up by sharing tips from the organization Mental Health America to connect with others, virtually.

People help to enrich our lives and get us through tough times. Sometimes they know exactly how to support us, and other times, the next best step doesn’t come naturally. Here are some ways to connect with others and help those struggling with tough times.

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Keep Rocklin Running
Code Enforcement

Senior Code Enforcement Officer Ryan Taylor is helping keep Rocklin communities safe and up to code by continuing to inspect and investigate code violation reports through the coronavirus pandemic.

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Rocklin Offers Restaurants More Flexibility with Temporary Outdoor Dining Guidelines
Outdoor Dining Application

Placer County restaurants are currently limited to outdoor dining and take-out operations under the California COVID-19 health and safety guidelines. The City of Rocklin would like to support restaurants in the City boundaries by temporarily allowing the creation or expansion of outdoor dining areas to facilitate social distancing. This temporary allowance expires on December 31, 2020, unless extended by the City Council of the City of Rocklin, and is subject to the following guidelines:

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.

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.

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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Rocklin Chamber Assembling Quick Guide to Open Businesses

The Rocklin Chamber of Commerce is committed to supporting businesses during the COVID-19 crisis. The Chamber has created a quick guide that allows businesses to share with residents how they continue to operate during this time. All local businesses are welcome to submit their information and the list will be updated every 24-48 hours.

Click here to fill out the Quick Guide form.

Article By Alyssa Mielke, City of Rocklin
Hope Ithurburn, Rocklin City Clerk

Hope Ithurburn Appointed as Rocklin City Clerk

Hope Ithurburn was appointed as Rocklin’s city clerk after City Council unanimously approved her four-year employment agreement on March 10. Her appointment was effective March 14.

Ithurburn most recently served as Rocklin’s interim city clerk and the deputy city clerk.

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Rocklin PD now Offers Online Non-Emergency Crime Reporting

Due to the rapidly evolving circumstances surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and as an additional convenience to the public, the Rocklin Police Department now offers an online reporting option for the following list of non-emergency incidents where a suspect is not known:

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Rocklin Homepage Gets Refreshed Look
Improvements based on analytics

Mockup of the new Rocklin homepage, showing several computer and mobile devices with screens of the city's new home page.

The City of Rocklin homepage at www.rocklin.ca.us has been redesigned to provide better improved access to the information used most by Rocklin residents, businesses and stakeholders.

The changes include a new “Get Started” menu at the top of the page, a streamlined “What’s Happening” news and events section, and more.

A detailed analysis of how web visitors interacted with the current homepage was conducted and update decisions were based on the data collected.

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Council Meeting Recap – March 10
Wi-Fi in the Parks, Sunset Station Development, and Economic Development

Wi-Fi in the Parks

The City of Rocklin negotiated a new agreement to continue providing free Wi-Fi at all five community parks with Wave Broadband LLC. The parks include Johnson-Springview, Kathy Lund, Margaret Azevedo, Twin Oaks Park, and Whitney.

City analytics show that over 22,000 people logged in and used the amenity last year between August 2018 and August 2019. The free service benefits everyday park users and youth sports leagues and their patrons.