Applications can also be picked one 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: Denise Creppel, 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 Denise Creppel 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.