POLICE OFFICER 2--A
Louisiana Department of State Civil Service - New Orleans, LA

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MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
One year of experience in law enforcement work.

SUBSTITUTIONS:
College training may be substituted for the required experience on the basis of thirty semester hours for the year of experience.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must have eighteenth birthday at time of application.

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.

For some positions, evidence of POST certification must be submitted at the time of the application.

May be required to qualify annually with a firearm.

For some positions, applicant must be eligible for bond.

NOTE:
All classified jobs in State service with police officer and wildlife enforcement titles qualify as law enforcement. Jobs outside State service that will qualify as law enforcement are those performed while commissioned with the power of arrest. Military police in the armed services are law enforcement; security/guard duty is NOT qualifying.

NOTE:
Any college hours or degree must be from a school accredited by one of the following regional accrediting bodies: the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Incorporated; the North Central Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Northwest Association of Secondary and Higher Schools; the Southern Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools; the Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

POLICE DEPARTMENT Job numbers: 2914 Applicants must be P.O.S.T. certified. Applicants can apply online at www.jobs.la.gov, select APPLY. We strongly encourage applicants to apply online. Although applying online through LA Careers is the preferred method, paper applications will still be accepted. OLD VERSIONS OF THE PAPER APPLICATION WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED. The current version of the paper application is available for download: http://www.civilservice.la.gov/Forms/EmploymentApplication.pdf Applications must have the job title and job number on it. All supplemental questions must be answered and submitted with application. Any applications that do not contain this information will be rejected. Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 9500-LEAPS in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered. Applicants without a current test score can apply to take the test here. For questions about the application process, please call Elizabeth Volker at (504) 280-6558.
Human Resource Management
2000 Lakeshore Dr.
New Orleans, LA 70148

Job Concepts:
Function of Work:
To provide a full range of police services by enforcing state, federal, and local laws and campus regulations through active foot patrols and mobile patrols.

Level of Work:
Experienced.

Supervision Received:
General from a higher-level police official.

Supervision Exercised:
None.

Location of Work:
Statewide.

Job Distinctions:
Differs from Police Officer 1-A by the presence of experienced level duties.

Differs from Police Officer 2 by the presence of certain regularly occurring duties as listed on the allocation criteria memo.

Differs from Police Officer 3-A by the absence of lead worker responsibility or by routine involvement in specialized assignments involving serious and complex police problems and operations.

Examples of Work:
Protects lives and property through active foot patrols and mobile patrols, enforcing laws, and investigating crimes.

Provides first aid and emergency services.

Investigates accidents, enforces parking and traffic regulations, and campus regulations.

Conducts crime prevention and security programs, guard service, and directs traffic.

Maintains logs of radio, telephone, and teletype activities and monitors alarm systems and other police radio frequencies.

Operates police network computers and dispatches police officers in response to calls.

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