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resources

This page contains a list of resources you can use to better prepare yourself for landing a job in the City.

In order to preserve a fair and equitable selection process, we are unable to direct applicants to specific study materials. Applicants should review the Selection Process section of the job bulletin for the classification for which they applied in order to understand which exams they will be expected to take and the relevant content of those exams.  

For your convenience, links to City documents regularly referenced within the Selection Process section of job bulletins are provided below. For other study materials that may assist you in the examination process, such as Civil Service exam study guides, mathematics and English grammar study materials, and more, please refer to your local library.

contact info

SELECTION DIVISION CONTACT INFORMATION
700 E. Temple Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
 Exam Information

*Public counter services will be temporarily suspended until further notice due to COVID 19.

Employment Services, Room 100*
Civil Service Job Opportunities & Application Processing
Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Email: per.appdocs@lacity.org
Phone: (213) 473-9311

Central Services, Room 140*
Examination Administration & Candidate Processing
Monday - Friday (excluding holidays)
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Email: percsvc@lacity.org
Phone: (213) 473-9400

Examining
Examination Development & Research
7:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Email: per.testing@lacity.org
Phone: (213) 473-9163