FBI Los Angeles
Public Affairs Specialist Laura Eimiller
(310) 996-3343
October 12, 2023

FBI Los Angeles Announces Specific Positions Available at the FBI and Encourages Citizens to Apply

The FBI is actively recruiting individuals to apply for the Special Agent position and non-Agent professional support positions at the Los Angeles Field Office and is calling on qualified individuals to apply for a unique career in federal law enforcement.

There are more than 37,000 employees at the FBI located in hundreds of locations across the country and throughout the world. The FBI’s work is complex and requires skills from numerous disciplines, but the mission is simple; to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution.

More specifically, the FBI is an intelligence-driven and threat-focused national security organization with both intelligence and law enforcement responsibilities. As such, the mission of the FBI is to protect and defend the United States against terrorist and foreign intelligence threats, to uphold and enforce the criminal laws of the United States, and to provide leadership and criminal justice services to federal, state, municipal, and international agencies and partners.

As the main law enforcement arm of the federal government, the FBI investigates hundreds of federal violations. These investigations can include counterterrorism; violent crime to include kidnapping, extortion, gangs, fugitives, and bank robberies; civil rights; white collar crime, to include various types of fraud and public corruption; counterintelligence investigations to include espionage; crimes against children to include trafficking, sextortion, and abductions; cyber crime to include computer intrusions, fraud, and piracy; and many more.

Currently, the FBI in Los Angeles has openings and a critical need for the following positions:

  • Auto Mechanic (Equipment Specialist)
  • Computer Scientist
  • Data Analyst Digital Forensic Examiner
  • Digital Operations Specialist
  • Electronics Technician
  • Evidence Technician
  • Forensic Accountant
  • Information System Security Officer
  • Information Technology Specialist


  • Chinese (all dialects)
  • Korean
  • Russian
  • Urdu
  • Farsi
  • Arabic
  • Spanish


  • Nurse
  • Pilot
  • Security Specialist
  • Telecommunication Specialist

“The FBI is always seeking qualified individuals to apply for the Special Agent position but what many Americans may not realize is that we’re also hiring individuals for many non-agent positions most wouldn’t associate with law enforcement,” said Donald Alway, the assistant director in charge of the FBI’s Los Angeles Field Office. “I hope current or future Angelenos consider contributing in their own unique way to our important mission by applying for an open position and being hired to do something you truly enjoy.”

To learn more about or apply for the Special Agent and non-Agent positions at the FBI, qualifications, drug policy, or our special recruiting programs such as the Collegiate Hiring Initiative and Honors Intern Program, please visit fbijobs.gov.

If you would like to apply for a position at the FBI, please visit fbijobs.gov. In Los Angeles, please visit: Recruiting Los Angeles or follow us on X @fbilosangeles to learn about upcoming information sessions and recruitment events in Southern California.