Work for the City of LA

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.

Start your career with the City of Los Angeles today!

Benefits of Working for the City

Health & Wellness Plans

City employees receive health, vision, dental, life, and disability insurance as well as free counseling services

Retirement Packages

The City provides generous retirement programs for its employees

Commuter Programs

The City provides employees several rideshare options and transit subsidies

Flexible Work Schedule

Certain jobs offer alternative schedules and telecommuting options for a healthy work/life balance

Application Process

The application process and eligibility requirements may vary by job but will generally follow the steps below.

1. Create a profile on
2. Find a job that interests you
3. Submit an application
4. If deemed eligible, take a test
5. Based on test scores, come in for an interview
6. Pass a background check & health assessment
7. Start your job!
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LA Local Hire

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.