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August 21 10:54 AM

Bossier City police taking applications for jailer positions


The Bossier City Police Department is currently accepting applications for jailers.

The starting annual pay for this position is $32,796. Candidates are also eligible for state supplemental pay of $500 per month after one year on the job.

Applicants must be at least 21 years of age and successfully pass a civil service test as well as medical, psychological and physical fitness exams, possess a valid Louisiana driver’s license and have completed a standard high school education or equivalent.

Bossier City Police Department employees are offered medical and dental coverage with optional dependent coverage available. Other benefits include paid vacation days, paid holidays, military leave and sick leave.

The deadline to submit an application is Sept. 2. After turning in an application, candidates will be notified by the Bossier City Municipal Fire and Police Civil Service Board via U.S. mail of the date and location of their civil service exam. Once applicants receive their test scores from the civil service board, the Bossier City Police Department will contact each qualified candidate.

Application forms and information regarding qualifications are available for download at www.bossiercity.org/layouts/ Police—Career-Ops. They can also be picked up at the second floor offices of the Bossier City Police Department, 620 Benton Road, Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Applicants can call 741-8623 for more information.

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