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

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

Gerneral Maintenance Worker III - Apply online at www.CalOpps.org. Final Filing date: April 20, 2017 or when 200 applications are received, whichever comes first.

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.

Aquatic Center openings


Internal Opportunities Only

Gerneral Maintenance Worker I - Application - Final filing date: April 26, 2017.

To apply, please download the application by clicking the link above, complete the application, and return by email to hr@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