Applications can also be picked up at our Personnel Office at 1300 Lynn Street in Thibodaux. Completed applications must be returned to the Personnel Office or mailed to LPSO, ATTN: Sharon Lacomb, 1300 Lynn Street, Thibodaux LA, 70301. You can also fax applications to (985) 449-4488, or scan and send via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, please call Sharon Lacomb at (985) 532-4382.
Corrections Officer: Starting Salary – $32,100/yr. (plus $6,000 State Supplemental pay for P.O.S.T. certification) Higher base salaries are possible based on previous law enforcement experience and paid incentives based on college education, military service, law enforcement-related certifications, etc. A corrections officer works rotating 12-hour shifts, nights, weekends, and holidays. Duties include the following: conducting regular inspections of cell blocks, ensuring the safety and security of inmates, photographing and booking inmates, supervising inmate activities, ensuring inmates maintain sanitary living conditions. There are also a limited number of part-time corrections officer positions.
Patrol Deputy: Starting Salary – $32,100/yr. (plus $6,000 State Supplemental pay) Higher base salaries are possible based on previous law enforcement experience and paid incentives based on college education, military service, law enforcement-related certifications, etc. Prior to becoming a Patrol Deputy, an employee may be required to work as a Correctional Officer for a period of time and must obtain P.O.S.T. Certification. A deputy is responsible for the efficient performance of required duties conforming to the rules, regulations, and general orders of the Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office. Duties include the following: Identifying criminal offenders and criminal activities, Apprehending offenders, Preventive patrolling, Traffic control, Promoting and preserving the peace.
Transitional Work Program Driver (part-time): $16.50/hr. The primary duty is shuttling Transitional Work Program residents to their work sites. Applicants must have a Class D Chauffeur’s License.
School Guard (part-time): $12.04/hr. School guards must be at least 18 years of age and have completed a two-hour training program regarding proper traffic control techniques.
The Lafourche Parish Sheriff’s Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer.