How to Apply

Applying for a job with the Los Angeles County Probation Department is simple.  Watch the video and follow the steps below.  Also be sure to review the additional information we have included for peace officer applicants.

Review Current Job Openings

Read the job description and requirements carefully

Take a Test for jobs you are interested in

If your application is accepted you will be invited to the next step, which is the exam process

Results of your test score(s) will be mailed to you

If you passed, you will be placed on an “eligible list” for at least 1 year. There is nothing more to do.

Once your name appears on an “Eligible List” and when there is an opening within the year, your application will be referred to the hiring manager by the score.  The hiring manager will contact you if they are interested in interviewing you.

Types of Positions

The Los Angeles County Probation Department has many different kinds of positions.  We hire Group Supervisor Nights, Detention Services Officers, Deputy Probation Officers, Custodians, Cooks, Information Technology classifications, and many more.  If you are ready to get started, select the button below and you will be directed to the County of Los Angeles Website to search for jobs and create an online account.  If you are interested in a peace officer position, please select the Probation Department badge below for additional information.

How To Search and Apply For Jobs

Before you start to browse, please take a moment to read more detailed instructions on how to setup an account, search for positions, and apply for positions.

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