Rewarding careers
with ABC


The Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) offers careers in law enforcement and a variety of administrative positions that support the Department’s mission to provide the highest level of service and public safety to the people of the State through licensing, education, and enforcement. We are looking for individuals who are passionate about public service and making a difference in their communities.

The State of California offers its employees generous benefits that include, but are not limited to retirement and savings plans, health and dental insurance, and access to long-term disability and long-term care insurance. You will also earn vacation and sick leave, and may be able to create a flexible schedule that fits the demands of your life. A complete list of benefits is available at the California Department of Human Resources website.

Licensing Representative

Be in a position to recommend approval or denial of license applications and licensing requests.

Administrative & Technical Support

ABC has any number of administrative or technical support positions available.

Military & Veterans

Begin your career by working as an Agent protecting the health, safety, welfare, and economic well-being of the people of the State.

All current open positions listed on CalJobs

Become an ABC Agent

Agents have full peace officer powers and carry firearms. Agents work primarily as plain clothes officers investigating criminal and/or administrative violations on ABC licensed premises. Agents also work undercover investigating a variety of vice violations.