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The Lafayette Parish Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the following positions. Applications may be obtained:

Online:
·LPSO Employment Application Web upload.
·LPSO Employment Application download , print and return to LPSO testing office upon completion.

In Person:
Lafayette Parish Sheriff’s Office
316 W. Main Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
Office hours Monday thru Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm

Email:  humanresources@lafayettesheriff.com

Fax:     (337) 236-3989

Mail:    
LPSO Human Resources
P.O. Box 3508
Lafayette, LA 70502

Overview of Job Descriptions and Salaries

LPSO Employee Benefits

 

CORRECTIONS DEPUTY - LPCC - CORRECTIONS

SUMMARY

Takes first line responsibility for the care and custody of inmates.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Include but are not limited to the following:
The most important and essential job function of the position is attitude and includes the following: getting along with co-workers, responding politely to members of the community, working as a team member, functioning under pressure, and responding in a positive manner to supervision.

Other duties and responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following:

\ Participate in secure and safe inmate movements and activities

\ Serve meals to inmates and provide or obtain medical aid if needed

\ Operate and work housing floors, control centers, intake, and property section as required

\ Interact professionally with inmates & supervise inmate housing units

\ Respond to inmate requests, concerns, and/or emergencies professionally

\ Conducts headcounts when required

\ Assist in guarding inmates who are hospital admits

\ Assist in transporting inmates to other facilities

\ Other duties as assigned by a supervisor

HOURS:  Shift Schedule  - one month of nights 6pm to 6am and one month of days 6am to 6pm - works every other weekend. 

Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED. Capable of completing Corrections Certification.

Salary Range: $2,744.44/month plus benefits

Application Requirements: Download an application online at lafayettesheriff.com or pick up an application at 316 W. Main St.

Job Posted: 01/07/2016
Application Deadline: 12/30/2017
Contact: Robin Wilson
robin.wilson@lafayettesheriff.com
(337) 236-5667