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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Chief Administrative Assistant

Exam Date
12-18-19
Application Deadline
11-25-19
Jurisdiction

Shreveport

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Departmental Records Clerk

Exam Date
01-08-20
Application Deadline
11-21-19
Jurisdiction

Lafayette

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Emergency Vehicle Technician I

Exam Date
12-18-19
Application Deadline
11-25-19
Jurisdiction

Shreveport

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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 Communications Officer

Exam Date
01-09-20
Application Deadline
11-21-19
Jurisdiction

Lafayette

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Fire Communications Officer

Exam Date
01-21-20
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

Monroe

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Fire Engineer

Exam Date
12-12-19
Application Deadline
11-12-19
Jurisdiction

Bayou Cane FPD

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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 Prevention Officer

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

Caddo FPD #1

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Fire Prevention Officer

Exam Date
01-09-20
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

St. George FPD

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Fire Records Clerk

Exam Date
01-21-20
Application Deadline
11-19-19
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Fire Records Clerk

Exam Date
12-10-19
Application Deadline
11-13-19
Jurisdiction

Monroe

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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 Technician I

Exam Date
01-16-20
Application Deadline
11-21-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Firefighter

Exam Date
12-17-19
Application Deadline
10-24-19
Jurisdiction

Bastrop

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Firefighter

Exam Date
01-08-20
Application Deadline
11-06-19
Jurisdiction

Sulphur

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Firefighter

Exam Date
01-15-20
Application Deadline
11-11-19
Jurisdiction

Bogalusa

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Firefighter

Exam Date
01-15-20
Application Deadline
11-15-19
Jurisdiction

Houma

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Firefighter

Exam Date
12-12-19
Application Deadline
11-12-19
Jurisdiction

Bayou Cane FPD

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Firefighter

Exam Date
12-05-19
Application Deadline
10-18-19
Jurisdiction

Morgan City

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Firefighter/Operator

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

Ville Platte

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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
12-09-19
Application Deadline
11-09-19
Jurisdiction

St. Tammany FPD #7

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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
01-23-20
Application Deadline
12-13-19
Jurisdiction

Central FPD #4

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Firefighter/Operator

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

St. Tammany FPD #8

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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
12-11-19
Application Deadline
11-01-19
Jurisdiction

Caddo FPD #3

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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
11-19-19
Application Deadline
10-31-19
Jurisdiction

Bossier City

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Jailer I

Exam Date
11-21-19
Application Deadline
10-15-19
Jurisdiction

Hammond

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
12-12-19
Application Deadline
11-01-19
Jurisdiction

Natchitoches

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
01-23-20
Application Deadline
11-21-19
Jurisdiction

Bastrop

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Police Criminal Information Specialist I

Exam Date
01-21-20
Application Deadline
11-19-19
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Police Officer

Exam Date
12-12-19
Application Deadline
11-01-19
Jurisdiction

Natchitoches

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Police Officer

Exam Date
11-19-19
Application Deadline
10-31-19
Jurisdiction

Bossier City

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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
12-12-19
Application Deadline
11-22-19
Jurisdiction

Scott

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Police Officer

Exam Date
01-15-20
Application Deadline
12-02-19
Jurisdiction

Youngsville

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Police Officer

Exam Date
01-23-20
Application Deadline
11-21-19
Jurisdiction

Bastrop

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Police Officer

Exam Date
11-21-19
Application Deadline
10-15-19
Jurisdiction

Hammond

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Police Records Clerk

Exam Date
12-11-19
Application Deadline
11-08-19
Jurisdiction

Alexandria

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Police Records Clerk

Exam Date
01-28-20
Application Deadline
12-16-19
Jurisdiction

New Iberia

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Training Officer

Exam Date
12-17-19
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

St. Bernard FPD 1 & 2

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Chief Administrative Assistant

Exam Date
12-18-19
Application Deadline
11-25-19
Jurisdiction

Shreveport

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Departmental Records Clerk

Exam Date
01-08-20
Application Deadline
11-21-19
Jurisdiction

Lafayette

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Emergency Vehicle Technician I

Exam Date
12-18-19
Application Deadline
11-25-19
Jurisdiction

Shreveport

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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 Communications Officer

Exam Date
01-09-20
Application Deadline
11-21-19
Jurisdiction

Lafayette

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Fire Communications Officer

Exam Date
01-21-20
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

Monroe

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Fire Engineer

Exam Date
12-12-19
Application Deadline
11-12-19
Jurisdiction

Bayou Cane FPD

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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 Prevention Officer

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

Caddo FPD #1

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Fire Prevention Officer

Exam Date
01-09-20
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

St. George FPD

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Fire Records Clerk

Exam Date
01-21-20
Application Deadline
11-19-19
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Fire Records Clerk

Exam Date
12-10-19
Application Deadline
11-13-19
Jurisdiction

Monroe

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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 Technician I

Exam Date
01-16-20
Application Deadline
11-21-19
Jurisdiction

Jefferson FPD

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Firefighter

Exam Date
12-17-19
Application Deadline
10-24-19
Jurisdiction

Bastrop

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Firefighter

Exam Date
01-08-20
Application Deadline
11-06-19
Jurisdiction

Sulphur

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Firefighter

Exam Date
01-15-20
Application Deadline
11-11-19
Jurisdiction

Bogalusa

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Firefighter

Exam Date
01-15-20
Application Deadline
11-15-19
Jurisdiction

Houma

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Firefighter

Exam Date
12-12-19
Application Deadline
11-12-19
Jurisdiction

Bayou Cane FPD

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Firefighter

Exam Date
12-05-19
Application Deadline
10-18-19
Jurisdiction

Morgan City

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Firefighter/Operator

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

Ville Platte

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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
12-09-19
Application Deadline
11-09-19
Jurisdiction

St. Tammany FPD #7

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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
01-23-20
Application Deadline
12-13-19
Jurisdiction

Central FPD #4

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Firefighter/Operator

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

St. Tammany FPD #8

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Firefighter/Operator

Exam Date
12-11-19
Application Deadline
11-01-19
Jurisdiction

Caddo FPD #3

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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
11-19-19
Application Deadline
10-31-19
Jurisdiction

Bossier City

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Jailer I

Exam Date
11-21-19
Application Deadline
10-15-19
Jurisdiction

Hammond

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
12-12-19
Application Deadline
11-01-19
Jurisdiction

Natchitoches

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Police Communications Officer

Exam Date
01-23-20
Application Deadline
11-21-19
Jurisdiction

Bastrop

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Police Criminal Information Specialist I

Exam Date
01-21-20
Application Deadline
11-19-19
Jurisdiction

Baton Rouge

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Police Officer

Exam Date
12-12-19
Application Deadline
11-01-19
Jurisdiction

Natchitoches

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Police Officer

Exam Date
11-19-19
Application Deadline
10-31-19
Jurisdiction

Bossier City

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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
12-12-19
Application Deadline
11-22-19
Jurisdiction

Scott

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Police Officer

Exam Date
01-15-20
Application Deadline
12-02-19
Jurisdiction

Youngsville

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Police Officer

Exam Date
01-23-20
Application Deadline
11-21-19
Jurisdiction

Bastrop

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Police Officer

Exam Date
11-21-19
Application Deadline
10-15-19
Jurisdiction

Hammond

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Police Records Clerk

Exam Date
12-11-19
Application Deadline
11-08-19
Jurisdiction

Alexandria

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Police Records Clerk

Exam Date
01-28-20
Application Deadline
12-16-19
Jurisdiction

New Iberia

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Training Officer

Exam Date
12-17-19
Application Deadline
TBD
Jurisdiction

St. Bernard FPD 1 & 2