The City of LA is the second-largest municipal government in the United States and employs more than 50,000 people with a variety of jobs available across 44 different and unique department from the Airports to the Zoo.
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The application process and eligibility requirements may vary by job but will generally follow the steps below.
The City of LA is a diverse place with 45 different and unique departments from the Airports to the Zoo, each offering a variety of jobs. Search by keyword on GovernmentJobs.com or lacity.org for the jobs that interest you
For most jobs, you can submit your application online on GovernmentJobs.com.
All applications will be screened and, if deemed eligible for the position, applicants will be asked to take a test to score their abilities in a particular job area. Tests may be written test, performance test, and/or interviews.
Depending on your test score, you will be placed on an official list of candidates which City Departments look to and call for interviews. The higher your score, the higher you are on the list and the more interviews you will get called for.
All City employees are subject to a background check and health assessment. Those candidates working on sensitive data will be subject to more stringent background checks.
After passing a background check and health assessment, you will begin working at the City of Los Angeles. Congratulations!
The City of Los Angeles seeks to connect all Angelenos to employment opportunities, including those who may face barriers to employment. The Targeted Local Hire Program is an effort to help under-served and under-employed populations find an alternative pathway to rewarding Civil Service careers with the City of Los Angeles.