Employment Opportunities

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.

You can click on Job Application to 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.

For directions to find us, please click here.

To learn about our Job Recruitment and Selection Process, please click here.

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

Please click on a link below to view our current openings:

Police Opportunities

Police Officer - Lateral & Academy Graduate - Apply on-line via www.CalOpps.org - Open until Filled

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 - Appy on-line via www.CalOpps.org - Open until Filled

Public Safety Dispatcher - Apply on-line via www.CalOpps.org - Open until Filled

City Opportunities

Assistant Building Official - Apply on-line via www.CalOpps.org -   Open until Filled.  First review of applications is February 17, 2017, or when the first 50 qualified applications are received, whichever comes first.

Human Resources Technician - Application and Supplemental Questionnaire - Open until Filled. Applications must be submitted by February 22, 2017, or when the first 100 qualified applications are received, whichever comes first.  

To apply, please download both the Application and Supplemental Questionnaire by clicking the links above, complete both, and return them by email to cindy.chien@newark.org.

Part-Time, Seasonal, Temporary (PST) positions:

Office Assistant II - Apply online at www.CalOpps.org.  Final Filing date: February 08, 2017 or when 100 applications are received, whichever comes first.

The Public Works Department is seeking an Office Assistant to provide a variety of moderate to difficult clerical support services.  This is a Full Time (9/80 schedule: Monday- Friday with every other Friday off), non-benifited PST position.

Activity Coordinator- Open until Filled

The Silliman Activity and Family Aquatic Center is seeking a Party, Group Reservation & Cabana Rental Coordinator (Activity Coordinator).  If interested, please contact Nick Cuevas at (510) 578-4631 or at nick.cuevas@newark.org.

Aquatic Center openings


City Employee Opportunities Only

Landscape and Parks Maintenance Worker II - Application and Questionnaire and any Qualified Applicator Certificate(s) must be submitted by April 4, 2017.  This recruitment is open to current City of Newark employees only.

To apply, please download both the Application and Questionnaire , fill them out and submit them to Cindy Chien at City Hall, 4th floor or by email at Cindy.Chien@newark.org


Other Employment Resources

Government Jobs

Tri-Cities One-Stop Career Centers (Newark & Fremont)

Alameda County

Alameda County Waste Management Authority and Recycling Board

Alameda County Water District

Association of Bay Area Governments (ABAG)

California Employment Development Department

California State Job Search Program CALJOBS.com

Newark Unified School District

Union Sanitary District