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.

Qualifications: Must be at least 18 years old; High School Diploma or GED, Valid Driver’s License, no felony convictions of perjury, false statements or moral turpitude charge as an adult. Other arrests and convictions will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Must not have any use of 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.

Starting Salary: $42,177.00

Hours: Full-time/12 hours shifts

EBRSO is an equal opportunity employer.

Check Back To Keep Up With Future Job Postings!

We will continue to accept applications for the below full-time jobs. Check back to keep up with future job postings for these positions once they become available.

Uniform Patrol Deputies 

General law enforcement work to protect lives, property and rights of the public. Work involves answering complaint calls and patrolling in an official vehicle, motorcycle or on foot to deter crime or apprehend violators or suspects; securing crime scenes, and enforcement of all traffic and safety laws.

Communications Deputies 

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.

Note: The EBRSO provides services to the community 24-hours per day, and as such most of the full-time positions require working rotating shifts, including nights, weekends and holidays.

Volunteer Opportunities:

Reserve Deputy Program

Our Reserve Deputies are part-time, non-salaried, commissioned law enforcement officers. Reserve Deputies have the same responsibilities and duties as the regular deputies. Opportunities exist within the Reserve program for individuals to serve in all areas of law enforcement. *Note: The cutoff date for applications for the 2021 Reserve Academy is December 1, 2020.

Part-time Employment:

School Crossing Guard

Provide for the safety of all school children at designated school crossings near elementary schools, escort children across the street going to and from school, report license numbers of cars who fail to reduce speed in school zones or fail to stop for children in school crossing zones.





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