Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office Employment


OPSO is currently accepting employment applications.

Applications for Patrol Deputy are being accepted.  Applicants must be POST Certified and have prior patrol experience with another law enforcement agency.

Applications are also being accepted for Dispatcher in the Communications Section.  POST Certification is not required for this position.

Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Employee Benefits include but are not limited to:
-Paid Employee Health Insurance
-Pension Investment
-Deferred Compensation
-Payroll Deductible Supplement Plans
-Extensive Training in each Department

Starting Annual Salaries:

Uniform Patrol Deputy: $40,712.00

Corrections: $39,488.00

Communications: $40,099.00

If you feel you may be interested in a career in Law Enforcement with the Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Department, contact us at 318.329.1200 or visit our office at 400 Saint John St., Monroe, LA 71201

Interested parties may pick up an application from the Personnel Division, located on the third floor of the Ouachita Parish Courthouse Annex at 400 Saint John Street, Monroe, Louisiana OR click the link below to print the application online:

OPSO Employment Application Revised Aug 2018