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The City of Newark Human Resources Department's goal is to attract, develop and retain a diverse, well-qualified and professional workforce. An official City application and any required supplemental materials must be received by the Human Resources Department by the deadline time and date stated in the job announcement. The City of Newark is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at all levels of its workplace.

Download an application form. A separate application is required for each position you apply for. In addition, applications may be picked up from the Human Resources Department at City Hall, 37101 Newark Blvd, 4th Floor, Newark, CA 94560.

The City of Newark only accepts applications for positions that we are currently recruiting.


Current Openings

Police Opportunities


Police Officer - Lateral & Academy Graduate (PDF) - To apply, go to CalOpps.org and submit your application. This is a continuous recruitment.  

Newark Police Officers patrol within fixed sectors of the City. Officers investigate all criminal complaints and handle other calls for service from the community. The Newark Police Officer enjoys a variety of specialized assignments including Detectives, Traffic unit, Canine (K9) unit, School Resource Officer (SRO), Special Enforcement Team (SET), and Southern Alameda County Major Crimes Task Force (SACMCTF). New officers receive field training from an experienced NPD officer prior to assuming the responsibilities of a solo beat officer.

Police Officer Trainee - Entry and Academy Attendee (PDF) -To apply, go to CalOpps.org and submit your application. This is a continuous recruitment.  

The Police Officer Trainee position is an entry level position, requiring no prior law enforcement experience.  The Police Officer Trainee is a temporary employee.  The trainee attends a P.O.S.T. certified academy.  Upon successful completion of the academy, the trainee will be eligible for appointment to the position of Police Officer.

City Opportunities

Regular Full-time Position:

General Laborer (PDF) - Regular, Full-time - Apply online via via CalOpps.org - Filing deadline date: application must be received by 5:00 p.m. (PDT) on June 14, 2019 or when 200 applicants are received, whichever occurs first. For more information, please call (510) 578-4267 or email at HR@newark.org - The position will remain open until filled.

Plan Check Engineer (PDF) -Regular, Full-time - A newly created position!!! Apply online via CalOpps.org - Filing deadline date: application must be received by 5:00 p.m. (PDT) on March 15, 2019 to be considered for the first review of applications.  For more information, please call (510) 578-4267 or email at HR@newark.org - The position will remain open until filled.

Public Safety Clerk (PDF) - Regular, Full-time - Apply online via CalOpps.org - Filing deadline date: application must be received by 5:00 p.m. (PDT) on July 9, 2019 or when 150 applicants are received, whichever occurs first. For more information, please call (510) 578-4267 or email at HR@newark.org - The position will remain open until filled.

Vehicle Abatement Officer (PDF) - Regular, Full-time - Apply online via CalOpps.org - Filing deadline date: application must be received by 5:00 p.m. (PDT) on July 12, 2019 or when 100 applicants are received, whichever occurs first. For more information, please call (510) 578-4267 or email at HR@newark.org - The position will remain open until filled.

Recreation Employment Opportunities:

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