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Due to the City's response to COVID-19, the following Personnel Department service hours have changed:

Candidate and Employment Record Services
We know this is a concerning time, and we are doing our best to serve you. CERS is committed to continue providing the reliable support that you as a customer expects, through this time and always, and to help keep you moving forward. We are here to help and address any issues or answer any questions you may have. While our public counter is closed until further notices, we encourage you to email us with any questions or concerns. Our staff also has limited telephone access.
Certifications & Records - (213) 473-9338
AIFS, Backgrounds & Folders - (213) 473-9330
All other inquiries - (213) 473-9339
Central Services
Public counter services will be temporarily suspended from March 31 until further notice. Central Services employees will be available for candidate inquiries regarding their status in the examination process by email at percsvc@lacity.org.
Employee Benefits Division
Public counter service temporarily suspended.
Employment Services
Public counter services will be temporarily suspended from March 31 until further notice. Employment Services employees will be available to answer inquiries regarding applications and job opportunities by email at per.appdocs@lacity.org.
Equal Employment Opportunity Division
Complaints may be made through the centralized reporting system at MyVoiceLA.org or via email at per.eeo.ciu@lacity.org. No walk-in, fax, or telephonic complaints will be accepted at this time.
Examining Section
In-person tests for examinations in progress have been postponed. New job bulletins and examinations will be developed as circumstances allow, but please expect delays. Examining employees will be available to answer examination inquiries by email at per.testing@lacity.org or by leaving a voicemail message at (213) 473-9163. Status of examinations can found on the Personnel Department website at: https://personline.lacity.org/apps/examinfo/
Medical Services Division
Public safety and safety-sensitive classifications -- Police Officer, Firefighter, Detention Officer, Communications Rep, and PSR -- will continue with limited appointments each day. Follow-up appointments for diabetic checks and similar matters will be conducted via phone. All non-essential pre-employment screening will be suspended until further notice. To the extent that staffing capacity allows, medical personnel will conduct paper screenings of administrative and clerical personnel.
Occupational Safety and Health Division
As a precautionary measure, Occupational Safety and Health Division (OSHD) has cancelled all in-person safety and ergonomic assessments and training. OSHD staff will continue to provide safety and ergonomic consultation and support via email and phone. In addition to the liaison staff, an assigned safety staff is available to answer calls during regular business hours, between 7:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., at 213-378-3611. OSHD can also be reached via email at per.safety@lacity.org.
Public Safety Division
Open from 8 am to 12 pm daily.
Workers' Compensation Division
Public counter service temporarily suspended. Staff is available to answer calls at (213) 473-3400 from 8:00 am through 5:00pm Monday through Friday except City Holidays.

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Message from the General Manager

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I am pleased to announce the release of the Personnel Department's Annual Report for FY 2018-19. Our report this year includes key accomplishments that highlight our ongoing commitment to being one of the best employers in the nation.