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Job Description

Job is located in Lafayette, LA.

A Corrections Deputy performs a variety of security duties including the supervision of those held in detention and or supervision of the Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office. The examples of job duties include some or all of the following:

- Provides security as assigned, conducts periodic security checks.

- Supervises activities such as meal service, recreation, sick call, and the transport of offenders.

- Screens all persons and items going in and out of the detention facility

- Maintains a variety of records and files.

- Provides instruction and orientation to offenders.

- Provides information to other law enforcement agencies and the courts.

- Provides security of offenders being transported outside the facility

Job Requirements

Steps to Employment

Before Testing, potential applicants shall be required to produce valid documentation consisting of a Driver’s license, Social Security card, Birth Certificate, and high school/G.E.D. or college diploma with a complete application.  Once this is completed, call the Testing Office to schedule an appointment at 337-236-5473.  

Step 1 
T.A.B.E test or Correctional Exam completed
Turn in completed application
Criminal History check (N.C.I.C)

Step 2
Division interviews

Step 3

Human Resources Interview

Step 4
Polygraph Examination

Step 5
Background Investigation

Step 6
Conditional Offer of Employment

Step 7
Psychological Screening (HBI-R)

Step 8
Medical Examination and Drug Screening

Step 9
Final Offer of Employment

For further information, please contact Human Resources at (337) 236-5667.

Job Snapshot

Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Other
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Relocation No
Industry Law Enforcement
Required Travel Not Specified
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