Career Opportunities

With several career tracks and more than 350 specialized units, LASD offers unlimited possibilities to pursue the path that’s right for you.

  1. Whether you’re interested in custody, patrol, or both, all candidates enter the academy at the Deputy Sheriff Trainee rank, with the exception of Deputy Sheriff – Lateral, whom are appointed peace officers at the time of hire.
  1. For applicants interested in the Deputy Sheriff Trainee positions, please review the Dual Track Career Path Information & Brochure
  1. If you are interested in Medical Services positions, please call (866) 806-8773.
  1. Each position has its own examination number. Click the link to learn more about the job description and application process.
  • You will be redirected to an external website for the job bulletin and employment application.
  • Read the bulletin carefully and follow instructions and links to additional required information.
  • Complete the application and Supplemental Questions (SQ) thoroughly.
  1. Please refer to our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) at any time during the process. If you have additional questions regarding our law enforcement job applications, please contact the Sworn Examinations Unit at swornexamsentrylevel@lasd.org or (323) 981-5800.
  1. If you have additional questions regarding our professional staff job applications, please contact the Professional Staff Examinations Unit at sheriffexamsunit@lasd.org or (323) 526-5611.

 

 

LAW ENFORCEMENT FAMILY POSITIONS SALARY EXAM #
Deputy Sheriff Trainee (DST) $5.294.00 – $6,576.10 Monthly
$5,588.36(AA/AS degree)
$5,900.28 (BA/BS or higher degree)
J2707T

 

Deputy Sheriff – Lateral (DS – Lateral) $5,649.08 – $7,826.54 (BPC)
$5,820.90 – $8,064.59 (IPC)
$5,997.95 – $8,309.89 (APC)
J2708K
Custody Assistant $3,862.74 – $5,063.64 Monthly J2749X

 

PROFESSIONAL STAFF POSITIONS SALARY EXAM #
Application Developer II $5,885.74 – $7,311.46 Monthly J2521E
Audio, Video, and Security Systems Technician $6,467.04 Monthly J6547B
CHIEF STATIONARY ENGINEER $8,483.06 MONTHLY J7203D
Clinical Psychology Intern $2,898.54 – $2,898.54 Monthly J8694L
Contract Program Monitor, Automotive $5,026.56-$6,592.28 Monthly J4229K
Custody Records Clerk I, Sheriff $34,872.00 – $46,807.68 Annually J2217T
Electronic Communication Technician $6,467.04 – $6,467.04 Monthly J6541M
Evidence and Property Custodian III $3,573.00 – $4,808.00 Monthly J2303O
Forensic Identification Specialist II $5,929.36 – $7,365.74 Monthly J4334L
Law Enforcement Psychologist, Sheriff $7,531.28 – $9,877.18 Monthly J8700N
Locksmith $5,297.64 Monthly J6704G
PUBLICATIONS COORDINATOR, SHERIFF $5,051.28- $6,624.64 MONTHLY J7974D
Refrigeration Mechanic $79,225.20 Annually J7745L
Registered Nurse I, Sheriff $5,784.00 – $8,426.00 Monthly J5139E
Registered Nurse II, Sheriff $5,958.00 – $8,679.00 Monthly J5140D
Roofer $62,681.28 Annually J9260D
Senior Criminalist $7,185.92 – $8,927.36 Monthly J4336K
Sheet Metal Worker $ 6,390.86 Monthly J7662G
Sheriff Station Clerk I/ North County $36,516.00 – $44,028.00 Annually J1132AP
Sign Language Specialist $4,177.64 – $5,479.28 Monthly J1160B
Stationary Engineer II $81,437.28 Annually J7198M
Supervising Records System Clerk, Sheriff $3,486.64- $4,690.74 Monthly J2244J
Supervising Forensic Identification Specialist $6,275.28 – $8,009.92 Monthly J4335D

 

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