County of Los Angeles
Department of Public Health
241 N. Figueroa Street, Room 347
Phone: (213) 240-8089
Toll Free Phone Number: 1 (866) 307-6877
Fax: (213) 250-0612
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Department of Public Health Nursing Job Opportunities
How to Apply
To apply for a current job vacancy, you must be a permanent Los Angeles County employee who holds the payroll item listed on the vacancy announcement (for lateral transfer) or be reachable on a certification list. To get on a certification list, submit an online application for one of the open nursing examinations listed below. The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to a certification list and will appear in the order of their score group, from Band I to Band V, for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of eligibility.
Los Angeles County Department of Human Resources (DHR) provides a number of test preparation resources that help prepare candidates
for employment tests. Topics include Written Expression, Reading Comprehension, Data Interpretation, and Basic Arithmetic.
Practice tests are available as electronic versions and downloadable PDF documents. Information about the examination
tests and practice tests can be accessed through the following DHR links: