With several career tracks and more than 350 specialized units, LASD offers unlimited possibilities to pursue the path that’s right for you.
- 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.
- For applicants interested in the Deputy Sheriff Trainee positions, please review the Dual Track Career Path Information & Brochure
- If you are interested in Medical Services positions, please call (866) 806-8773.
- 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.
- 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 email@example.com or (323) 981-5800.
- If you have additional questions regarding our professional staff job applications, please contact the Professional Staff Examinations Unit at firstname.lastname@example.org or (323) 526-5611.
|LAW ENFORCEMENT FAMILY POSITIONS||SALARY||EXAM #|
|Deputy Sheriff Trainee (DST)||$5.294.00 – $6,576.10 Monthly
$5,900.28 (BA/BS or higher degree)
|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)
|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|
|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|
|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|