Classified Human Resources Department

Welcome to the Classified Human Resources Office. The Downey Unified School District is a merit system district that has a Personnel Commission and is dedicated to protect and adhere to the principles of merit as specified in the Education Code. We employ over 1,000 employees in various capacities on a daily basis to enhance student learning. Employees and potential applicants are encouraged to please use the links on this site to locate information about our office and to apply for any employment opportunities as they become available.

Classified Human Resource Department Contact Information

Personnel Commission





Professional Growth

Union Information

Marisol Alarid, Unit I President |

John Torres, Unit II President |


Professional Growth Program for Classified Employees

The purpose the Professional Growth Program is to offer a financial incentive for classified employees to get additional education and job training.

QUESTIONS?  Please fill out the form below or contact Maria Carbajal, Supervising Personnel Analyst, at

Inquire About the Professional Growth Program