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Hiring for Correctional Deputies


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The Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office has openings for the position of Correctional Deputy. If you are at least 18 years old, a U.S. Citizen, have a GED or high school diploma, have a valid driver's license and no convictions, we have a great career opportunity for you!  Correctional work experience is a plus, but not required. Job will primarily require conducting inspections and security rounds, supervising offender feedings, performing searches and documentation of daily activities.

You can start working immediately! To APPLY, go to our website at or pick up an application at our Administrative Office.  That office is located at 1530 Hwy 90 W in Jennings and is open Monday-Friday 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM. Resumes can be emailed to or turned in at the Administrative Office (please complete an application if submitting a resume).

Some of the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office benefits include:

  • Starting salary dependent on corrections experience
  • Employer paid Health, Dental and Vision Insurance for full time employees
    • Family coverage available at the cost of the employee
  • Vacation & Sick Time Pay

  • Retirement Plan
  • Optional Deferred Compensation Plans

  • Optional supplemental insurance plans at the cost of the employee (Short term disability, Cancer insurance, Hospital insurance, etc.)

  • Promotional opportunities

  • Eligible for training opportunities

  • Annual performance based raises annually (as budget allows)

Some of the requirements for this position are as follows:

  • 12-hour shifts

  • Rotates days and nights

  • Rotates weekends

  • Sound judgement

  • Strong ethics

  • Self-motivation

  • Communication Skills
Crime Tip Hotline  337-275-8188 or via Email