Several job positions available
The Department of Public Works is partnering with the Recreation and Parks Department and the Personnel Department to hold its second department-wide career fair, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 16 at the Michelle and Barack Obama Sports Complex in Council District 10. Parking is located at 5036 Exposition Blvd.
Individuals attending will learn about the various careers in Public Works and Rec & Parks Departments, how to apply, and gain insight into city employment opportunities. Job seekers will also have the chance to receive application assistance and have the opportunity for on-site testing and interviews.
“Our hope for the second Department of Public Works Career Fair is that we recruit potential candidates excited to join us at the City of Los Angeles. A job with the City not only offers great benefits and growth opportunities but also offers people the opportunity to provide services that improve the quality of life for Angelenos in their own community and beyond,” said Aura Garcia, president of the Board of Public Works. “We are committed to continuing to diversify our workforce, with representation from all communities, and that starts with critical recruitment events like this one.”
There will be information on how individuals can start their careers in the following classifications:
• Applications Programmer
• Cement Finisher
• Cement Finisher Helper
• Construction Inspector
• Electrical Inspector Environmental Compliance Inspector
• Environmental Engineering Associate Laboratory Technician
• Maintenance & Construction Helper
• Mechanical Helper
• Refuse Collection Truck Operator
• Special Investigator
• Wastewater Collection Worker
Job seekers are strongly encouraged to pre-register on Eventbrite to get started, but walk-ups are welcome.
The Department of Public Works is comprised of five bureaus: Contract Administration, Engineering, Sanitation, Street Lighting, and Street Services, as well as the Offices of the Board, including the Offices of Community Beautification, Filming and Petroleum Administration.
More than 6,000 employees are responsible for design, construction, renovation and operation of public projects ranging from bridges to wastewater treatment plants and libraries; curbside collection and graffiti removal; and maintenance of streets, sidewalks, sewers, streetlights and street trees. For more information, please visit http://bpw.lacity.org.