As one of the largest employers in California, the City of Los Angeles offers a vast array of career opportunities and aims to provide the best for its employees.
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The City of Los Angeles has over 1,200 job classes in many fields. Type a keyword in the following search bar for a specific job or select the "View All Open Jobs" button to see all open jobs. You can also select the job category buttons to see if any of our current job openings are right for you.
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Los Angeles is the nation's second largest city. Our City employees take pride in serving the community and enhancing the lives of others. As an employer of such a large and diverse workforce, the City of Los Angeles prioritizes its employees and offers many benefits.
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Note: Promotional Civil Service and Transfer Civil Service jobs are only available to current City employees.
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Apply for Civil Service jobs online at governmentjobs.com/careers/lacity.
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Interested in an internship, exempt, emergency appointment, or executive position? Read the job announcement for specific instructions on how to apply and who to contact for more information about the position!
Civil Service jobs require each applicant to pass a civil service examination. Details about the type of exam(s) you will need to complete are listed on the job bulletin.
For internships, exempt, emergency appointment, and executive positions, the hiring department will notify selected applicants on their next steps of the process. For more information, contact the person listed on the job announcement.
Once you pass the Civil Service exam(s), your name will be added to an eligible list. Departments looking to fill a position will invite candidates to interview for the opportunity. Your invitation to interview will be sent via email.
For internships, exempt, emergency appointment, and executive positions, the hiring department may contact applicants via email or by phone.
Once a candidate has been selected, the hiring department will extend the candidate either a conditional or official job offer!
Conditional Job Offer:
If you accept a job offer, you may need to provide additional information to the department and pass a background check and medical examination.
Official Job Offer:
Once you pass the background check and medical exam, you will receive an official job offer and an email discussing your start date, hours, parking and other details.
Interested in a particular position? Search to find out exam information, class specification, job analysis, and Career Ladders for entry-level positions you're interested in! For your convenience, here is a list of all possible entry-level civil service City positions.