Police Officer 1A,2A,3A

New Orleans, LA
Southern University

This posting may be used to fill multiple vacancies.

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as a Police Officer 1-A, Police Officer 2-A or Police Officer 3-A depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant. The maximum salary for the Police Officer 3-A is $5,120/mo. Refer to the ‘Class Specifications‘ tab located under MENU at the top left of the LA Careers ‘Current Job Opportunities’ page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.


$2,520.00 – $4,472.00 Monthly



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.


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.