Competitive Applicants

The information and dates provided on these pages are offered as a service to persons interested in applying for these examinations. While the Office of State Examiner attempts to provide the most up-to-date information, application deadlines may change as the result of civil service board action without the knowledge of this office. Therefore, the accuracy of this information may be verified only by contacting the civil service board representative where you wish to apply to take the examination.

The competitive exam scores for Entry Level Fire Fighter, Entry Level Police Officer, Jailer, Secretary to the Chief, Departmental Records Clerk, Entry Level Fire Communications Officer and Entry Level Police Communications Officer are transferrable. Effective date of new classes is not until August 1, 2019.

Application

Competitive exams are given throughout the state by the Office of State Examiner.  A passing score on the Firefighter, Police Officer, Fire Communications Officer, and Police Communications Officer exams can be reported to the jurisdiction of your choice.

Competitive Application

Study Guides

The pre-examination materials have been developed by the Office of State Examiner as a helpful guide to individuals who wish to prepare for the entrance competitive Firefighter, Police Officer, Entrance Police Communications Officer, and Entrance Fire Communications Officer examinations for the Louisiana Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service. These booklets contain sample questions and other reference materials that are similar to those which you may encounter on the actual tests. We have provided links to the pre-exam booklets below. If you are unable to print from these links, you may request a copy of the pre-examination booklet from the civil service board in the jurisdiction where you wish to take the examination. A listing of jurisdictions under the Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service with contact information may be found at Local Jurisdiction Information.    

Important Notes

The Office of State Examiner can neither accept nor process applications. You must submit your application to the civil service board where you wish to take an examination.

Please do not send your completed application to the Office of State Examiner. The Examinations for Firefighter, Police Officer, and Fire and Police Communications Officer are the only examinations which can be taken in one jurisdiction for the purpose of having a score reported to another jurisdiction. The qualification requirements may differ among some jurisdictions, so you may wish to contact the jurisdiction where you want to have your score reported in addition to the jurisdiction where you plan to take the test, in order to make sure you can meet the requirements for the application process in both jurisdictions.

Examination dates will be added to this site as jurisdictions request them. The contact person for a jurisdiction will have information concerning the application process.

Upcoming Tests

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Correctional Peace Officer

Exam Date
10-22-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Corrections Officer

Exam Date
11-05-19
Application Deadline
09-20-19
Jurisdiction

Bogalusa

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Departmental Records Clerk

Exam Date
10-10-19
Application Deadline
08-27-19
Jurisdiction

Hammond

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Director of Emergency Medical Services

Exam Date
11-07-19
Application Deadline
09-18-19
Jurisdiction

Alexandria

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
11-20-19
Application Deadline
10-24-19
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St. Tammany FPD #8

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
09-26-19
Application Deadline
08-09-19
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Fire Chief

Exam Date
10-09-19
Application Deadline
09-27-19
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St. Tammany FPD #5

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
10-10-19
Application Deadline
08-21-19
Jurisdiction

Denham Springs

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
10-15-19
Application Deadline
08-23-19
Jurisdiction

West Feliciana FPD #1

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
10-15-19
Application Deadline
08-31-19
Jurisdiction

Donaldsonville

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Fire Communications Officer

Exam Date
10-23-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Fire Communications Officer

Exam Date
11-06-19
Application Deadline
09-23-19
Jurisdiction

Lake Charles

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Fire Communications Officer

Exam Date
10-08-19
Application Deadline
09-06-19
Jurisdiction

St. Tammany FPD #1

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Fire Communications Officer I

Exam Date
09-25-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Fire Driver

Exam Date
12-10-19
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

Monroe

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Fire Inspector I

Exam Date
11-20-19
Application Deadline
09-17-19
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Fire Inspector/Investigator

Exam Date
10-10-19
Application Deadline
08-27-19
Jurisdiction

Hammond

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Fire Investigator

Exam Date
10-02-19
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

Lafayette

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Fire Investigator I

Exam Date
09-27-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Fire Prevention Education Officer

Exam Date
09-23-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Fire Prevention Officer

Exam Date
11-06-19
Application Deadline
09-23-19
Jurisdiction

Lake Charles

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Fire Prevention Officer

Exam Date
11-20-19
Application Deadline
10-08-19
Jurisdiction

Caddo FPD #1

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Fire Prevention/ Investigation/ Education

Exam Date
10-22-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Fire Records Clerk

Exam Date
10-22-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Fire Records Clerk

Exam Date
11-06-19
Application Deadline
09-23-19
Jurisdiction

Lake Charles

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Fire Records Clerk

Exam Date
09-26-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Fire Safety Officer

Exam Date
11-20-19
Application Deadline
09-17-19
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Fire Safety Officer

Exam Date
09-26-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Fire Technician I

Exam Date
09-24-19
Application Deadline
07-25-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Fire Training And Safety Officer

Exam Date
10-07-19
Application Deadline
09-04-19
Jurisdiction

Natchitoches

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Fire Training And Safety Officer

Exam Date
10-08-19
Application Deadline
09-06-19
Jurisdiction

St. Tammany FPD #1

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Fire Training Officer I

Exam Date
09-26-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Firefighter

Exam Date
10-24-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Firefighter

Exam Date
11-05-19
Application Deadline
09-20-19
Jurisdiction

Baker

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Firefighter

Exam Date
11-05-19
Application Deadline
09-17-19
Jurisdiction

West Monroe

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Firefighter

Exam Date
09-24-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
11-21-19
Application Deadline
10-10-19
Jurisdiction

Ville Platte

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Jailer

Exam Date
10-29-19
Application Deadline
09-23-19
Jurisdiction

Sulphur

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Jailer

Exam Date
11-05-19
Application Deadline
09-17-19
Jurisdiction

West Monroe

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Jailer

Exam Date
11-19-19
Application Deadline
10-10-19
Jurisdiction

Ville Platte

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Jailer I

Exam Date
11-13-19
Application Deadline
10-04-19
Jurisdiction

Shreveport

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
10-24-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
10-22-19
Application Deadline
09-12-19
Jurisdiction

St. Martinville

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
10-29-19
Application Deadline
09-17-19
Jurisdiction

Opelousas

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
11-05-19
Application Deadline
09-17-19
Jurisdiction

West Monroe

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
09-25-19
Application Deadline
09-06-19
Jurisdiction

DeRidder

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
10-16-19
Application Deadline
08-22-19
Jurisdiction

Abbeville

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Police Communications Officer I

Exam Date
10-02-19
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

Lafayette

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Police Communications Officer I

Exam Date
11-14-19
Application Deadline
10-04-19
Jurisdiction

Shreveport

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Police Officer

Exam Date
10-23-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Police Officer

Exam Date
10-22-19
Application Deadline
09-12-19
Jurisdiction

St. Martinville

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Police Officer

Exam Date
11-06-19
Application Deadline
09-23-19
Jurisdiction

Lake Charles

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Police Officer

Exam Date
11-19-19
Application Deadline
10-10-19
Jurisdiction

Ville Platte

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Police Officer

Exam Date
09-19-19
Application Deadline
08-02-19
Jurisdiction

Bogalusa

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Police Officer

Exam Date
09-25-19
Application Deadline
09-06-19
Jurisdiction

DeRidder

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Police Officer

Exam Date
10-16-19
Application Deadline
08-22-19
Jurisdiction

Abbeville

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Police Officer

Exam Date
11-14-19
Application Deadline
08-26-19
Jurisdiction

Shreveport

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Police Records Clerk

Exam Date
10-30-19
Application Deadline
09-14-19
Jurisdiction

Crowley

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Police Records Clerk

Exam Date
09-19-19
Application Deadline
08-02-19
Jurisdiction

Bogalusa

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Secretary To The Fire Chief

Exam Date
09-26-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Secretary To The Police Chief

Exam Date
09-19-19
Application Deadline
08-02-19
Jurisdiction

Bogalusa

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Secretary To The Police Chief

Exam Date
10-17-19
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

Harahan

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Correctional Peace Officer

Exam Date
10-22-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Corrections Officer

Exam Date
11-05-19
Application Deadline
09-20-19
Jurisdiction

Bogalusa

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Departmental Records Clerk

Exam Date
10-10-19
Application Deadline
08-27-19
Jurisdiction

Hammond

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Director of Emergency Medical Services

Exam Date
11-07-19
Application Deadline
09-18-19
Jurisdiction

Alexandria

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
11-20-19
Application Deadline
10-24-19
Jurisdiction

St. Tammany FPD #8

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
09-26-19
Application Deadline
08-09-19
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Fire Chief

Exam Date
10-09-19
Application Deadline
09-27-19
Jurisdiction

St. Tammany FPD #5

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
10-10-19
Application Deadline
08-21-19
Jurisdiction

Denham Springs

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
10-15-19
Application Deadline
08-23-19
Jurisdiction

West Feliciana FPD #1

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
10-15-19
Application Deadline
08-31-19
Jurisdiction

Donaldsonville

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Fire Communications Officer

Exam Date
10-23-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Fire Communications Officer

Exam Date
11-06-19
Application Deadline
09-23-19
Jurisdiction

Lake Charles

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Fire Communications Officer

Exam Date
10-08-19
Application Deadline
09-06-19
Jurisdiction

St. Tammany FPD #1

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Fire Communications Officer I

Exam Date
09-25-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Fire Driver

Exam Date
12-10-19
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

Monroe

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Fire Inspector I

Exam Date
11-20-19
Application Deadline
09-17-19
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Fire Inspector/Investigator

Exam Date
10-10-19
Application Deadline
08-27-19
Jurisdiction

Hammond

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Fire Investigator

Exam Date
10-02-19
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

Lafayette

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Fire Investigator I

Exam Date
09-27-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Fire Prevention Education Officer

Exam Date
09-23-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Fire Prevention Officer

Exam Date
11-06-19
Application Deadline
09-23-19
Jurisdiction

Lake Charles

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Fire Prevention Officer

Exam Date
11-20-19
Application Deadline
10-08-19
Jurisdiction

Caddo FPD #1

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Fire Prevention/ Investigation/ Education

Exam Date
10-22-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Fire Records Clerk

Exam Date
10-22-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Fire Records Clerk

Exam Date
11-06-19
Application Deadline
09-23-19
Jurisdiction

Lake Charles

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Fire Records Clerk

Exam Date
09-26-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Fire Safety Officer

Exam Date
11-20-19
Application Deadline
09-17-19
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Fire Safety Officer

Exam Date
09-26-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Fire Technician I

Exam Date
09-24-19
Application Deadline
07-25-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Fire Training And Safety Officer

Exam Date
10-07-19
Application Deadline
09-04-19
Jurisdiction

Natchitoches

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Fire Training And Safety Officer

Exam Date
10-08-19
Application Deadline
09-06-19
Jurisdiction

St. Tammany FPD #1

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Fire Training Officer I

Exam Date
09-26-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Firefighter

Exam Date
10-24-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Firefighter

Exam Date
11-05-19
Application Deadline
09-20-19
Jurisdiction

Baker

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Firefighter

Exam Date
11-05-19
Application Deadline
09-17-19
Jurisdiction

West Monroe

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Firefighter

Exam Date
09-24-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
11-21-19
Application Deadline
10-10-19
Jurisdiction

Ville Platte

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Jailer

Exam Date
10-29-19
Application Deadline
09-23-19
Jurisdiction

Sulphur

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Jailer

Exam Date
11-05-19
Application Deadline
09-17-19
Jurisdiction

West Monroe

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Jailer

Exam Date
11-19-19
Application Deadline
10-10-19
Jurisdiction

Ville Platte

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Jailer I

Exam Date
11-13-19
Application Deadline
10-04-19
Jurisdiction

Shreveport

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
10-24-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
10-22-19
Application Deadline
09-12-19
Jurisdiction

St. Martinville

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
10-29-19
Application Deadline
09-17-19
Jurisdiction

Opelousas

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
11-05-19
Application Deadline
09-17-19
Jurisdiction

West Monroe

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
09-25-19
Application Deadline
09-06-19
Jurisdiction

DeRidder

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
10-16-19
Application Deadline
08-22-19
Jurisdiction

Abbeville

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Police Communications Officer I

Exam Date
10-02-19
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

Lafayette

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Police Communications Officer I

Exam Date
11-14-19
Application Deadline
10-04-19
Jurisdiction

Shreveport

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Police Officer

Exam Date
10-23-19
Application Deadline
08-30-19
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Police Officer

Exam Date
10-22-19
Application Deadline
09-12-19
Jurisdiction

St. Martinville

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Police Officer

Exam Date
11-06-19
Application Deadline
09-23-19
Jurisdiction

Lake Charles

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Police Officer

Exam Date
11-19-19
Application Deadline
10-10-19
Jurisdiction

Ville Platte

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Police Officer

Exam Date
09-19-19
Application Deadline
08-02-19
Jurisdiction

Bogalusa

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Police Officer

Exam Date
09-25-19
Application Deadline
09-06-19
Jurisdiction

DeRidder

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Police Officer

Exam Date
10-16-19
Application Deadline
08-22-19
Jurisdiction

Abbeville

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Police Officer

Exam Date
11-14-19
Application Deadline
08-26-19
Jurisdiction

Shreveport

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Police Records Clerk

Exam Date
10-30-19
Application Deadline
09-14-19
Jurisdiction

Crowley

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Police Records Clerk

Exam Date
09-19-19
Application Deadline
08-02-19
Jurisdiction

Bogalusa

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Secretary To The Fire Chief

Exam Date
09-26-19
Application Deadline
06-27-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Secretary To The Police Chief

Exam Date
09-19-19
Application Deadline
08-02-19
Jurisdiction

Bogalusa

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Secretary To The Police Chief

Exam Date
10-17-19
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

Harahan