Career Opportunities

The East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office (EBRSO) is accepting applications from professionals who are interested in a career in Law Enforcement.

We accept applications for the below full-time jobs on a continuous basis.
 

Current Job Openings
 

Corrections Deputy
EBRSO takes pride in the operation of the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison for the safety of the public as well as the safety of our deputies. In this career, you maintain the custody and security of prison inmates through supervision, observation and monitoring of inmate activities and enforcement of security policies and procedures.

An applicant for Corrections Deputy must meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years of age for Corrections Deputy
  • Be a citizen of the United States (born or naturalized) or a permanent resident of the United States
  • Possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License
  • Possess a high school diploma, a "General Educational Development" (GED) equivalent
  • Must have no felony convictions of perjury, false statements or moral turpitude charge as an adult
  • Must not have used, tried, experimented with marijuana, illegal drugs or illegal use of prescription drugs in the last 2 years. Any falsification, omission or misrepresentation will disqualify you from further consideration. Drug use is discussed during the polygraph examination.

Uniform Patrol Deputy
The Patrol Division is an important part of the East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office. Patrol deputies perform a variety of functions for the protection and service of the citizens of East Baton Rouge Parish and are responsible for the enforcement of all state and federal laws involving criminal offenses. Patrol deputies also perform many service functions ranging from investigating traffic accidents to numerous types of public assist requests from citizens. Their overall mission is to keep our neighborhoods and communities safe.

An applicant for Uniform Patrol must meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be a citizen of the United States (born or naturalized) or a permanent resident of the United States
  • Possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License
  • Possess a high school diploma, a "General Educational Development" (GED) equivalent
  • Must have no felony convictions of perjury, false statements or moral turpitude charge as an adult
  • Must not have used, tried, experimented with marijuana, illegal drugs or illegal use of prescription drugs in the last 2 years. Any falsification, omission or misrepresentation will disqualify you from further consideration. Drug use is discussed during the polygraph examination.

And must have one of the following:

  • 1 year of experience as a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified peace officer in a full-time position, whose job duties include armed duty with the power of arrest
  • Louisiana Law Enforcement POST certified.
  • 1 year of continuous active duty service in the military
  • Bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Associates degree (based on 60 hours from an accredited college)

Communications Deputy 
Performs radio and communications work on an assigned shift. Provides information to patrol units on calls in progress as well as other divisions as needed. Receives and shares data as appropriate with law enforcement agencies throughout the country. May be required to respond to calls for service in emergency situations.

An applicant for Communications Deputy must meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Be a citizen of the United States (born or naturalized) or a permanent resident of the United States
  • Possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License
  • Possess a high school diploma, a "General Educational Development" (GED) equivalent
  • Must have no felony convictions of perjury, false statements or moral turpitude charge as an adult
  • Must not have used, tried, experimented with marijuana, illegal drugs or illegal use of prescription drugs in the last 2 years. Any falsification, omission or misrepresentation will disqualify you from further consideration. Drug use is discussed during the polygraph examination.

And must have one of the following:

  • 1 year of communications-related, radio dispatch experience or law enforcement experience
  • 1 year of continuous active duty service in the military
  • 2 years of full-time work experience
  • 60 semester hours from a regionally accredited college or university

*Note: Work experience and college credit may be combined to be equivalent to 2 years of full-time work experience, where 30 semester hours equals one year of full-time work experience

Reserve Deputy (Part-time Volunteer Position)
Our Reserve Deputies are part-time, non-salaried, commissioned law enforcement officers. Reserve Deputies have the same responsibilities and duties as Patrol deputies. Opportunities exist within the Reserve program for individuals to serve in all areas of law enforcement.

An applicant for Reserve Deputy must meet the following criteria:

  • Be at least 21 years of age
  • Be a citizen of the United States (born or naturalized) or a permanent resident of the United States
  • Possess a valid Louisiana Driver’s License
  • Possess a high school diploma, a "General Educational Development" (GED) equivalent
  • Must have no felony convictions of perjury, false statements or moral turpitude charge as an adult
  • Must not have used, tried, experimented with marijuana, illegal drugs or illegal use of prescription drugs in the last 2 years. Any falsification, omission or misrepresentation will disqualify you from further consideration. Drug use is discussed during the polygraph examination.

And must have one of the following:

  • 1 year of experience as a Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) certified peace officer in a full-time position, whose job duties include armed duty with the power of arrest
  • 1 year of continuous active duty service in the military
  • 2 years of full-time work experience
  • 60 semester hours from a regionally accredited college or university
  • 30 semester hours from a regionally accredited college or university and currently enrolled as a full-time student

*Note: Work experience and college credit may be combined to be equivalent to 2 years of full-time work experience, where 30 semester hours equals one year of full-time work experience


The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office has a very attractive benefits package. EBRSO is an equal opportunity employer (at-will employer). The following is a list of other EBRSO benefits:

  • Starting annual salary: $42, 177.00
  • Education pay
  • Supplemental state pay for POST-certified employees
  • 100% Paid health insurance, vision and life insurance
  • Additional Life, Dental, Disability, Accident, Cancer and Critical Care Insurance coverage are available for employee purchase.
  • Louisiana Sheriff’s Pension and Relief Retirement Plan
  • Free Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Employee Wellness Center
  • Free Telemedicine Program
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid sick and vacation leave accrued each year

EBRSO is an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

 

 

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