Job Opportunities


Job Opportunities

Welcome to the Recruitment Section of the Burbank Police Department website. I invite you to browse through the site to find out more about our job opportunities. Burbank is a great place to live and work, and the Burbank Police Department offers some exciting and challenging assignments. Thank you for considering us.

Scott LaChasse
Chief of Police




OPEN/CONTINUOUS: The City of Burbank is currently hiring for Police Officer/Recruit! All candidates must complete the department application as well as the FrontLine National exam through National Testing Network at

The City of Burbank requires the candidate PHQ as well.  You can access the questionnaire through your candidate account.  The PHQ must be completed by the closing date or you may not be considered further in the process.

To apply, CLICK HERE.


Please note: The Burbank Police Department DOES NOT accept the POST Entry-Level Law Enforcement Test Battery (PELLETB) test results in lieu of the City's Police Recruit written examination.







OPEN/CONTINUOUS: The application process for Police Officer Lateral is currently OPEN on a CONTINUOUS basis.  Although applications are currently being accepted, test dates have not been scheduled. Applicants will be notified of the next scheduled test date.

To apply, CLICK HERE.








CLOSED:  The application process for Police Cadet is currently closed.  Please check back here regularly or follow us on social media for the next recruitment period.




CLOSED: The application process for Communications Operator is currently closed. Please check back here, or at, or follow us on social media for information about the next recruitment period.



CLOSED: The application process for Parking Control Officer is currently open. losed. Please check back here, or at, or follow us on social media for information about the next recruitment period.



Click here for suggestions on how to prepare for the written exam.


Click here for an explanation of the physical agility portion of the testing process.

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Click here to visit the City of Burbank On-Line Employment Center. 


Please check back to this site on updates for open positions in the future. Interest cards may be submitted online or in person at the Work Force Connection. (City Hall Annex Building, 301 E. Olive Avenue, Burbank CA 91502) . 




Phone: 818-238-3000
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