Sheriff’s Office seeking applications from residents interested in a career in law enforcement and to help their community

Posted: February 9th, 2015 | Filed under: News Releases

St. Bernard Parish residents interested in a career in law enforcement should consider applying for employment with the Sheriff’s Office, which is now accepting applications for entry level positions and from those with experience with another law enforcement agency.

“We are looking for applicants for our Corrections Division and Communications Division but also with the Patrol Division for those with past patrol experience with a law enforcement agency,’’ Sheriff James Pohlmann said.
The starting salary is $30,600 a year.

Benefits include health care and a pension.
To qualify for a position with the Sheriff’s Office an applicant:
– Must live in St. Bernard Parish.
– Be able to pass a background check and a drug screen, which would be done on all applicants.
– Be at least 21 years old.
– Have a minimum of a high school diploma or GED.

Applicants can pick up an application Monday through Friday at the Sheriff’s Office Annex Building (2nd floor) at #2 Courthouse Square in Chalmette.