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St. James Parish Sheriff

The St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office offers many different career opportunities to the citizens of this community.  Along with being both challenging and exciting, a career in law enforcement is a full-time commitment to the people of this area.  The Sheriff’s Office provides excellent benefits, including a comparable salary to our neighboring parishes, full medical insurance, and an exceptional retirement plan.
Requirements of applicants are as follows:
  • 18 years of age or older
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Valid Louisiana Driver’s License
  • Citizen of the United States
  • Resident of St. James Parish
Applicants are subject to:
  • Departmental test and interview
  • Drug screen
  • Physical examination
  • Background check
Applications can be downloaded below or picked up at one of the following locations: 
St. James Parish Sheriff’s Office
5800 LA Highway 44
Convent, LA
Sheriff’s Substation
2631 Highway 20
Vacherie, LA.   
We're accepting applications at all times.
Download Application (Adobe PDF Format)