Recruitment

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Contact Us

Special Agent in Charge
Paul D. Delacourt

11000 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Applicant Recruiters
Special Agent Evette Rivera

Special Agent Allison Powojski

LosAngelesApplicants@fbi.gov

fbijobs.gov

@FBILosAngeles



Upcoming Events 

NOTE: Events are open to the public, but advance registration is required.

  • Fourth Annual First Responders and Law Enforcement Career Fair
    Saturday, November 2, 2019
    10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
    Orange, California (address will be provided to approved registrants)
    Registration required: Register online. Registration for this event is open until November 1, 2019.

    Additional information: Meet with recruiters from local, state and federal agencies to learn more about the application and vetting process. Past attendees have included the Los Angeles City Fire Department, CALFIRE, Simi Valley Police Department, and Office of Inspector General-Health and Human Services. Last year's career fair included 34 of our local, state and federal law enforcement partners.  

    First responders and local, state, and federal law enforcement agencies who are interested in participating in this recruiting event should email Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.

  • Save the Date: Diversity Agent Recruitment (DAR) Night
    Monday, February 3, 2020

    6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Pomona, California
    Registration opens November 1, 2019. Visit fbijobs.gov and select DAR Los Angeles Talent Network to register for this event.

  • Women in Law Enforcement Symposium
    Monday, April 20, 2019
    6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
    Inland Empire, California (address will be provided to approved registrants)
    Registration required. Registration for this event opens February 4, 2020 and closes on April 16, 2020.  

    Additional information: Join us to learn more from women in federal, state, and local law enforcement careers. Learn more about the application and vetting process at participating agencies. Network with current law enforcement officers; agencies participating will be announced soon. Space is limited.

    For more information, contact Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.

Ask an Agent Events 

At our Ask an Agent events, special agent candidates have insight on everything from eligibility requirements to the quality of life that the FBI provides. To learn more about life in the FBI at the next Ask an Agent event, continue to check the Los Angeles Recruitment page and follow @FBILos Angeles on Twitter.

FBI Special Agent Careers

Whether you are just starting out or looking for new ways to serve your community, the FBI has a job for you. Check out what we have to offer—and, in return, we will show you how you can change this world for the better with a future grounded in the core values of respect, leadership, and compassion.

Applying to be a Special Agent 

FBI special agents are required to adhere to strict standards of conduct and exemplify the FBI’s Core Competencies, including:

  • Collaboration

  • Communication

  • Flexibility/Adaptability

  • Initiative

  • Leadership

  • Organizing and Planning

  • Problem Solving/Judgment

The open-ended questions are designed to understand your background and fit with these competencies. As such, you are strongly encouraged to provide as much information as possible and use the Situation, Action, Result format to describe the situation, the actions you took, and the resulting outcomes. Watch the above video for more tips on how to help you through this portion of the application process.

FBI Physical Fitness Test App

The FBI Physical Fitness Test app is an informative and interactive way to train like an agent. Whether you're an aspiring agent hoping to see if you have what it takes or a fitness enthusiast curious about agent training, this mobile application will help you learn the benchmarks of the official FBI Physical Fitness Test (PFT).

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Student Station 

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