February 09, 2016

Probation & Parole Officer I

A Probation and Parole Officer 1 supervises felons and misdemeanants through counseling, enforces conditions of supervision, conducts criminal justice social background investigations of offenders, conducts arrests, transports violators, prepares reports for courts and parole board, administers drug tests and evaluates results.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • A baccalaureate degree OR six years full-time work experience in any field
  • US Citizen or meet standards of US Naturalization and Immigration Service for employment
  • No felony convictions
  • No misdemeanor convictions of domestic violence
  • Able to carry firearms
  • Not a candidate or hold a political office
  • Possession of a valid Louisiana driver’s license
  • Willingness and ability to complete Police Officer Standards and Training (POST) academy and attain POST certification
  • Pass a physical examination and psychological test
  • Acceptable score on Civil Service Professional Level Exam (PLE)

Click here for a map of Probation and Parole Districts across Louisiana.

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