Newark Department of Public Safety Careers
The Newark Department of Public Safety offers job opportunities in many capacities such as Police Officer, State and County Correction Officer, Sheriff’s Officer, Fire Fighter, and many others. A life of public service can be rewarding and fulfilling. Join our mission to enhance the quality of life and foster a sense of security to enable citizens to live, work, be educated and prosper in the city of Newark.
Newark Public Safety Divisions
Newark Police Division
The Newark Police Division is entrusted to protect and serve the citizens of the City of Newark by securing neighborhoods, business districts, municipal assets and life, liberty and property. The Police Division currently responds to more than 520, 000 calls for service yearly.
Newark Fire Division
The Fire Division protects the lives and property of the citizens of the City of Newark by fighting fires and responding to sudden medical emergencies or exposure to dangerous conditions, whether natural or man-made. Each year, the Fire Division responds to over 16,720 calls for service.
Newark Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security
The Division of OEM is responsible for coordinating training, preparedness and response to man-made and natural disasters, including blizzards, hurricanes, extreme heat, acts of terrorism and special events.