The Natural History Museum (NHM), La Brea Tar Pits Museum, and William S. Hart Museum will be closed until further notice to minimize the spread of COVID-19. Please check back for up-to-date information. See NHMLAC's response to coronavirus (COVID-19).

Careers at La Brea Tar Pits

Browse current openings at La Brea Tar Pits!

Thank you for your interest in working with the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Due to the unprecedented circumstances of COVID-19, and our desire to keep our employees and community healthy and safe through social distancing, we have made the difficult decision to temporarily freeze our recruitment processes. We hope to resume recruitment once we are assured it is safe for interpersonnal interaction to take place at our work site by the City of Los Angeles and the State of California.

Please stay safe and fee free to contact us at jobs@nhm.org if you have any questions or concerns. 

How to Apply

Please browse the open positions below, and follow the link provided to complete the initial employment application online.

In an effort to better conserve our natural resources, we will only accept online applications at this time.

Thank you for your interest!


NHMLAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce.

NHMLAC is seeking applicants who have demonstrated experience and commitment in working with a diverse community.

Contact jobs@nhm.org for any inquiries on the application process. Please keep in mind we are unable to provide updates on applications for certain positions.