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Police Officer 1A, 2A, 3A

Job description

Supplemental Information

Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 2100-PSE 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. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.

*Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete.*

For further information about this vacancy contact:


Katina Jones

Southern University New Orleans/HR





No experience or training is required.


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.

May be required to complete a Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) course.

May be required to qualify annually with a firearm.

For some positions, applicant must be eligible for bond.

Job Concepts

Function of Work:

To protect lives and property by conducting foot and mobile security patrols; enforcing parking and traffic regulations; rendering emergency services; investigating minor crimes and making arrest when necessary. Provides a limited range of police services.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

General from a higher-level police official.

Supervision Exercised:


Location of Work:


Job Distinctions:

Differs from Police Officer 2-A by the absence of experienced level duties.

Examples of Work

Provides foot or mobile security patrol and enforces parking regulations.

Responds to emergencies and renders assistance as required.

Prepares reports on activities

Provides crowd and traffic control at special events; may be required to intervene in situations utilizing force if necessary to make an arrest, to restore order, prevent interference with normal operations or to protect persons or property.


State of Louisiana


For agency contact information, please refer to the supplemental information above. Louisiana State Civil Service, Louisiana, 70802


(866) 783-5462


Job Type:



$30,240.00 - $53,664.00 per year


• Dental insurance

• Health insurance

• Life insurance

• Paid time off

• Retirement plan

• Tuition reimbursement

• Vision insurance


• 8hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:

• New Orleans, LA 70126: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Work Location:

In person