This promotional vacancy is only open to current permanent ULM employees
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 9500-LEAPS in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.
Applicants without a current test score can apply to take the test here.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the "Apply" link above and complete an electronic application which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process by selecting the 'Applications' link after logging into their account. Below are the most common status messages and their meanings.
Checking for required test score
Written Exam See History Click on the History link for test results. Candidates with an active, passing score will designate as "Pass". Candidates with a failure on the written exam designate as "Fail". If no information is present, you have no present written exam results.
Minimum Qualification Review See History Click the History link for the results of your application review. Passing candidates will designate as "Pass". Failing candidates will designate as "Fail".
Eligible for consideration
Eligible Pending Supplemental Qualification Review
Referred to hiring manager for review
The State of Louisiana only accepts online applications. Paper applications will not be accepted. Computer access is available at your local library, at local Louisiana Workforce Commission Business Career Solutions Centers, and at the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at 5825 Florida Boulevard, Room 1070, Baton Rouge, LA 70806. If you require an ADA accommodation, please contact our office at (225) 925-1911 or Toll Free: (866) 783-5462 during business hours for additional assistance.
(Please note: Libraries and LWC centers cannot provide in-depth assistance to applicants with limited computer skills; therefore, we suggest that such applicants have someone with computer proficiency accompany them to these facilities to assist with the computer application process. Also, no State Civil Service employees are housed at the libraries or LWC centers to answer specific questions about the hiring process. Such questions should be directed to the State Civil Service Testing and Recruiting Center at the phone numbers above or by visiting the office
on Florida Blvd. where assistance is available. Information is also provided on our job seeker website at https://jobs.civilservice.louisiana.gov/).
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Two years of experience in law enforcement work.
College training will substitute for the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for one year of experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT:
Must have attained eighteenth birthday at time of appointment.
An applicant who has been convicted of a felony or who is under indictment on a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by state and federal laws is granted.
May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.
For some positions, evidence of POST certification must be submitted at the time of the application.
May be required to qualify annually with a firearm.
For some positions, applicant must be eligible for bond.
All classified jobs in State service with police officer and wildlife enforcement titles qualify as law enforcement.
Jobs outside State service that will qualify as law enforcement are those performed while commissioned with the power of arrest.
Military police in the armed services are law enforcement; security/guard duty is NOT qualifying.
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Commission on Higher Education; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges; the Higher Learning Commission; the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities; the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools; and the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.
Function of Work:
To provide a full range of police services with a primary emphasis on enforcement of laws, investigations of crimes and accidents, and providing emergency services and crime prevention programs; or to serve as assistant shift supervisor by overseeing the full range of police services on an assigned shift.
Level of Work:
General from a higher-level police official.
None. May serve as a lead worker over lower-level police officers on an assigned shift.
Location of Work:
Differs from Police Officer 2-A by routine involvement in complex investigations, intelligence gathering, and surveillance operations.
Differs from Police Officer 3 by the presence of certain regularly occurring duties as listed on the allocation criteria memo.
Differs from Police Sergeant-A by the absence of supervisory responsibility.
Examples of Work
May serve on a hazardous materials or crisis intervention response team and routinely investigates serious crimes and accidents.
Protects lives and property with primary emphasis on enforcement of laws, investigations of crimes and accidents, and providing emergency services and crime prevention programs.
Intervenes in serious and complex matters requiring criminal investigation and collection of evidence, arrests, and testimony in court.
Works special assignments involving large crowd control operations, surveillance activities, intelligence gathering activities, and matters involving fire safety, environmental safety, hazardous materials, and selective enforcement programs.
May serve as an assistant shift supervisor.
State Of Louisiana