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.

Employment Application

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


Special Assistant, Vehicle Abatement Officer - Part-Time/Seasonal/Temporary Position (PST), non-benefited. Deadline to apply will be on Friday, March 30, 2018 for the first review of applications. This position will remain open until filled.
Applications can be obtained from the Human Resources Department, 4th floor or online: Employment Application


City Opportunities

Reguler Full-Time Positions:

Accountant  - Regular Full-time - Apply online via www.CalOpps.org. Deadline to Apply: March 26, 2018 for the first review of applications. This position will remain open until filled.

Child Care Instructor - Regular Full-time - Apply on-line via www.CalOpps.org. The deadline date to submit an application is March 16, 2018 or when 150 applications are received, whichever occus first. This position will remain open until filled.


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