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.

Application

Competitive exams are given throughout the state by the Office of State Examiner.  A passing score on the 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 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 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 examinations for the Louisiana Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service. These booklets may 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 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 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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Assistant Fire Public Information Officer Pt 2

Exam Date
02-27-20
Application Deadline
01-14-20
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Assistant Fire Public Information Officer Pt. 1

Exam Date
02-27-20
Application Deadline
01-14-20
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Correctional Peace Officer

Exam Date
03-19-20
Application Deadline
01-31-20
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Corrections Officer

Exam Date
03-11-20
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

Bogalusa

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Deputy Chief of Police

Exam Date
03-10-20
Application Deadline
01-20-20
Jurisdiction

DeRidder

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Deputy Chief of Police

Exam Date
04-28-20
Application Deadline
03-09-20
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Director of Communications

Exam Date
04-22-20
Application Deadline
02-28-20
Jurisdiction

Bossier City

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Director of Emergency Medical Services

Exam Date
03-26-20
Application Deadline
01-30-20
Jurisdiction

Pineville

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Evidence Officer

Exam Date
04-02-20
Application Deadline
02-13-20
Jurisdiction

Lake Charles

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
04-22-20
Application Deadline
02-07-20
Jurisdiction

DeSoto FPD #9

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
03-12-20
Application Deadline
02-14-20
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Fire Communications Officer

Exam Date
03-19-20
Application Deadline
01-31-20
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Fire Communications Supervisor

Exam Date
04-22-20
Application Deadline
02-28-20
Jurisdiction

Bossier City

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Fire Inspector

Exam Date
03-24-20
Application Deadline
03-06-20
Jurisdiction

Monroe

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Fire Prevention/Investigation/Education

Exam Date
03-19-20
Application Deadline
01-31-20
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Firefighter

Exam Date
03-11-20
Application Deadline
02-05-20
Jurisdiction

St. Tammany FPD #1

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Firefighter

Exam Date
03-26-20
Application Deadline
01-30-20
Jurisdiction

Pineville

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Firefighter

Exam Date
04-02-20
Application Deadline
02-13-20
Jurisdiction

Lake Charles

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Firefighter

Exam Date
04-20-20
Application Deadline
03-03-20
Jurisdiction

Natchitoches

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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
03-04-20
Application Deadline
12-27-19
Jurisdiction

Eunice

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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
03-31-20
Application Deadline
02-28-20
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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
04-07-20
Application Deadline
03-02-20
Jurisdiction

Plaquemine

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Jailer

Exam Date
03-04-20
Application Deadline
12-27-19
Jurisdiction

Eunice

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Jailer

Exam Date
03-24-20
Application Deadline
02-11-20
Jurisdiction

Sulphur

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
03-03-20
Application Deadline
12-27-19
Jurisdiction

Eunice

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
03-18-20
Application Deadline
01-31-20
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
04-14-20
Application Deadline
03-03-20
Jurisdiction

Baker

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Police Officer

Exam Date
03-03-20
Application Deadline
12-27-19
Jurisdiction

Eunice

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Police Officer

Exam Date
03-26-20
Application Deadline
02-26-20
Jurisdiction

Denham Springs

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Police Officer

Exam Date
03-18-20
Application Deadline
01-31-20
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Police Officer

Exam Date
05-19-20
Application Deadline
04-20-20
Jurisdiction

West Monroe

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Police Officer

Exam Date
04-14-20
Application Deadline
03-03-20
Jurisdiction

Baker

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Radio Dispatcher

Exam Date
03-05-20
Application Deadline
02-21-20
Jurisdiction

St. Martinville

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Assistant Fire Public Information Officer Pt 2

Exam Date
02-27-20
Application Deadline
01-14-20
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Assistant Fire Public Information Officer Pt. 1

Exam Date
02-27-20
Application Deadline
01-14-20
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Correctional Peace Officer

Exam Date
03-19-20
Application Deadline
01-31-20
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Corrections Officer

Exam Date
03-11-20
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

Bogalusa

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Deputy Chief of Police

Exam Date
03-10-20
Application Deadline
01-20-20
Jurisdiction

DeRidder

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Deputy Chief of Police

Exam Date
04-28-20
Application Deadline
03-09-20
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Director of Communications

Exam Date
04-22-20
Application Deadline
02-28-20
Jurisdiction

Bossier City

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Director of Emergency Medical Services

Exam Date
03-26-20
Application Deadline
01-30-20
Jurisdiction

Pineville

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Evidence Officer

Exam Date
04-02-20
Application Deadline
02-13-20
Jurisdiction

Lake Charles

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
04-22-20
Application Deadline
02-07-20
Jurisdiction

DeSoto FPD #9

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Fire Chief

Exam Date
03-12-20
Application Deadline
02-14-20
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Fire Communications Officer

Exam Date
03-19-20
Application Deadline
01-31-20
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Fire Communications Supervisor

Exam Date
04-22-20
Application Deadline
02-28-20
Jurisdiction

Bossier City

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Fire Inspector

Exam Date
03-24-20
Application Deadline
03-06-20
Jurisdiction

Monroe

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Fire Prevention/Investigation/Education

Exam Date
03-19-20
Application Deadline
01-31-20
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Firefighter

Exam Date
03-11-20
Application Deadline
02-05-20
Jurisdiction

St. Tammany FPD #1

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Firefighter

Exam Date
03-26-20
Application Deadline
01-30-20
Jurisdiction

Pineville

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Firefighter

Exam Date
04-02-20
Application Deadline
02-13-20
Jurisdiction

Lake Charles

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Firefighter

Exam Date
04-20-20
Application Deadline
03-03-20
Jurisdiction

Natchitoches

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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
03-04-20
Application Deadline
12-27-19
Jurisdiction

Eunice

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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
03-31-20
Application Deadline
02-28-20
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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
04-07-20
Application Deadline
03-02-20
Jurisdiction

Plaquemine

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Jailer

Exam Date
03-04-20
Application Deadline
12-27-19
Jurisdiction

Eunice

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Jailer

Exam Date
03-24-20
Application Deadline
02-11-20
Jurisdiction

Sulphur

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
03-03-20
Application Deadline
12-27-19
Jurisdiction

Eunice

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
03-18-20
Application Deadline
01-31-20
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
04-14-20
Application Deadline
03-03-20
Jurisdiction

Baker

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Police Officer

Exam Date
03-03-20
Application Deadline
12-27-19
Jurisdiction

Eunice

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Police Officer

Exam Date
03-26-20
Application Deadline
02-26-20
Jurisdiction

Denham Springs

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Police Officer

Exam Date
03-18-20
Application Deadline
01-31-20
Jurisdiction

Kenner

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Police Officer

Exam Date
05-19-20
Application Deadline
04-20-20
Jurisdiction

West Monroe

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Police Officer

Exam Date
04-14-20
Application Deadline
03-03-20
Jurisdiction

Baker

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Radio Dispatcher

Exam Date
03-05-20
Application Deadline
02-21-20
Jurisdiction

St. Martinville