Recruitment

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Contact Us

Assistant Director in Charge
Kristi Koons Johnson

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 


December 2020 

Learn What It’s Like to Train Like an Agent

Event Type: Virtual Event (confirmed participants will receive logistical details)
Date: Tuesday, December 1, 2020
Time: 4:00 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by November 27.

Join us to learn more about the physical fitness requirements of the job. Physical fitness advisors will cover the physical fitness test (PFT) protocol and discuss how prospective applicants can prepare for the fit test.

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


Special Agent Career Path Panel Discussion and Information Session
Event Type: Conference call
Date: Tuesday, December 15, 2020
Time: 4:00 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by December 10.

Hear directly from special agents working a myriad of investigative squads. Join us to learn more about the special agent application and vetting process.

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


FBI Careers: Panel Discussion and Information Session
Event Type: Conference call
Date: Wednesday, December 16, 2020
Time: 3:00 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by December 10.

Hear directly from professional staff and special agents. Join us to learn more about the FBI's application and vetting process.

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


January 2021 

Virtual Lunch with a Special Agent
Date: Monday, January 4, 2021
Time: 12:30 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by December 28.

Join me to learn more about the Special Agent career path. Bring your questions and your lunch!

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


Women in the FBI: Employee Panel Presentation & Information Session
Event Type: Virtual
Date: Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by January 7.

Hear directly from FBI personnel working in a myriad of career paths. Join us to learn more about pursuing a career like no other.

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


Special Agent Panel Presentation & Information Session

Date: Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by January 21.

Hear directly from Special Agents working a myriad of investigative squads. Join us to learn more about the application and vetting process for those interested in pursuing the Special Agent career path.

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


February 2021 

Virtual Lunch with a Special Agent
Date: Tuesday, February 16, 2021
Time: 12:30 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by February 11.

Join me to learn more about the Special Agent career path. Bring your questions and your lunch!

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


Women in the FBI: Employee Panel Presentation & Information Session
Event Type: Virtual
Date: Thursday, February 11, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by February 4.

Hear directly from FBI personnel working in a myriad of career paths. Join us to learn more about pursuing a career like no other.

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


Special Agent Panel Presentation & Information Session
Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by February 17.

Hear directly from Special Agents working a myriad of investigative squads. Join us to learn more about the application and vetting process for those interested in pursuing the Special Agent career path.

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


March 2021 

Learn What It's Like to Train Like an Agent
Date: Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by February 26.

Join us to learn more about the physical fitness requirements of the job. Physical Fitness advisors will cover the physical fitness test (PFT) protocol and discuss how prospective applicants can prepare for the fit test.

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


Women in the FBI: Employee Panel Presentation & Information Session
Event Type: Virtual
Date: Thursday, March 11, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by March 5.

Hear directly from FBI personnel working in a myriad of career paths. Join us to learn more about pursuing a career like no other.

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


Special Agent Panel Presentation & Information Session
Date: Wednesday, March 24, 2021
Time: 4:00 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by March 18.

Hear directly from Special Agents working a myriad of investigative squads. Join us to learn more about the application and vetting process for those interested in pursuing the Special Agent career path.

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


April 2021 

Virtual Lunch with a Special Agent
Date: Tuesday, April 6, 2021
Time: 12:30 p.m. PST
Space is limited. RSVP is required by March 31.

Join me to learn more about the Special Agent career path. Bring your questions and your lunch!

To RSVP, contact Special Agent Evette Rivera at erivera6@fbi.gov.


Virtual Special Agent Recruiting Night
Save the Date: Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Time: 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. PST
RSVP information available in January.

The FBI hires applicants from all educational disciplines and professional industries. Some of our Special Agents were previously employed in education, STEM, social work, and accounting prior to pursuing their career as a Special Agent. 

Hear directly from Special Agents working a myriad of investigative squads. Special Agents representing our Evidence Response Team, Crisis Negotiation Team, Physical Fitness Unit, and more will be presenting information about their respective programs. 

Join us to learn more about the application and vetting process for a career like no other.

To RSVP, contact Special Agent 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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FBI Career Paths 

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At the FBI, we do complex work to achieve a simple mission: protect the American people and uphold the U.S. Constitution. Today, that translates to multiple careers for people with diverse backgrounds who all work to keep their communities and the nation safe. Explore all the ways you can find a career like no other with the FBI.

Student Station 

As the nation’s top law enforcement and intelligence organization, the FBI offers valuable work experience for students at every education level. With a variety of programs, internships, and entry-level career options, the FBI seeks the best and brightest students and recent graduates to bring their knowledge and skills to our diverse workforce. The FBI offers programs for students and recent graduates at every education level.