Job Opportunities

Public Information Director Emergency Appointment

Los Angeles City Planning has posted an emergency appointment opportunity notice for the Public Information Director position.

The Public Information Director is City Planning’s primary spokesperson for media requests. Working directly under the Chief External Affairs Officer, the Public Information Director is responsible for handling daily media inquiries and funneling interview questions. In this capacity, the Public Information Director will be entrusted to work closely with City Planning’s staff in issuing responses and statements to the media. The Public Information Director will also draft and develop media advisories, press releases, and FAQs for planning-related initiatives. Part of this work will entail developing and implementing a strategic plan of action, working closely with the Executive Team and Chief External Affairs Officer.

To view the posting, visit the Personnel Department’s Job Central page and click on “Emergency Appointment” (under “Other Jobs”). If you meet the minimum requirements and would like to be considered for the position, please complete a City of Los Angeles Application for Employment form and submit it, along with a current résumé and a cover letter, to by Friday, November 22, 2019. The subject line of the email should read “City Planning – Public Information Director I Emergency Appointment.”


The Personnel Department is responsible for the City of Los Angeles’s recruitment, hiring, and training efforts. In addition to managing the City’s workforce, the Personnel Department oversees the civil service process and citywide strategies related to diversity and inclusion.

To learn more about employment opportunities with the City, including job openings at Los Angeles City Planning, visit the Personnel Department’s website.