FBI San Diego Recruitment

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San Diego Special Agent in Charge John A. Brown 

Special Agent in Charge
John Brown

10385 Vista Sorrento Pkwy
San Diego, CA 92121

Special Agent Angela Winn

Special Agent Applicant Coordinator
Special Agent Amy Racinowski

The FBI: A Career Like No Other 

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.

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.

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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Upcoming Events 

MCRD San Diego Job Fair
September 19, 2018
9:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
MCRD Base, Point Loma
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Law Enforcement Career Day 
September 22, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
National University Center for Justice and Homeland Security
9393 Lightwave Avenue
San Diego, CA 92123

University of San Diego 2018 Fall Internship and Career Fair
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
University of San Diego Campus
9500 Gilman Drive
San Diego, CA

Navy Region Southwest (NRSW) Fleet and Family Support Center Career Fair
September 26, 2018
10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Scottish Rite Center
1895 Camino del Rio South
San Diego, CA 92108
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2018 MCAS Miramar Air Show
September 28 to September 30, 2018
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Featured Jobs: FBI Special Agents and Intelligence Analysts 

FBI Career Paths 

Cyber agent investigating a cyber intrusion in 2013.

The FBI offers a variety of career paths for applicants to explore. Our diverse, specialized professional teams keep our communities and our nation safe.

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.