Griffith Observatory Employment Opportunities

Employer Information

Griffith Observatory, opened to the public in 1935, is an icon of Los Angeles and the most visited public observatory in the world. With a million visitors a year, the Observatory is one of the top tourist attractions in southern California. For 78 years, Griffith Observatory has served as a source of inspiration, information, and education for all visitors. Admission to the Observatory building, exhibits, telescopes, grounds, and parking is always FREE. There is a nominal charge to see shows in the Samuel Oschin Planetarium.

The Observatory posts employment opportunities as the need arises. All those hired are employees of the City of Los Angeles, Department of Recreation and Parks, which owns and operates the Observatory.

Current Employment Opportunities

Griffith Observatory is currently seeking candidates for the following position:

  • Theater Technician

  • To learn more about this position, please check the Job Opportunities website of the Department of Recreation and Parks (of which the Observatory is a part). To apply, follow the instructions for that position.

    Link: More City of Los Angeles Employment Opportunities

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    The City of Los Angeles is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. As a covered entity under Title II of the American with Disabilities Act, the City of Los Angeles does not discriminate on the basis of disability and, upon request, will provide reasonable accommodation to ensure equal access to its programs, services, and activities.