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. This program creates a unique opportunity for individuals to enter into Civil Service via an alternative pathway. Candidates will receive on-the-job training and complete an assessment period before transitioning to civil service employment.

Initial hire is to a Vocational Worker or Office Trainee position, which offers:

  • Full-time employment
  • At least $15.00 an hour
  • Benefits (health, retirement, and commute options)
  • On the job training & development

Applicants need:

  • Interest in one of the City career pathways below
  • Legal right to work
  • Additional requirements may apply

Available Job Pathways:

* Note: additional promotional opportunities may be available through other City civil service exams and career ladders.

For more information regarding careers offered in the Targeted Local Hire, please see our 

For information on how to apply and next steps, please see our