Working for the City of New Orleans


The Civil Service Department will only be accepting applications on-line. Click here to apply online. 

Civil Service appeals will now be accepted by email, US mail or in person. To file an appeal, visit our Appeal and Subpoenas forms page to download an appeal form. Once you have completed the appeals form,  you may mail or bring it to the Civil Service office at the address on the form or you may email it to

If you have any questions or concerns, please email us at

About Civil Service Department 

The Civil Service Department is responsible for the overall administration of the personnel function in city government.

Applications for Employment in Civil Service positions with the City of New Orleans are taken for specific positions for which we anticipate vacancies. The announcements for these positions are posted outside of our City Hall office and on the city website. Persons wishing more information on how to apply and on which applications we are currently accepting should contact our Recruitment Division at 504-658-3516.