BCPD accepting applications for jailer positions

By Nikki Henderson | nhenderson@ktalnews.tv

Published 08/14 2014 11:17AM

Updated 08/14 2014 11:20AM

If you want to be a jailer then you should submit an application to the Bossier City Police Department.

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.

BCPD 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 September 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.     
For more information you can call (318) 741-8623. Application forms regarding qualifications are available for download at www.bossiercity.org/layouts/Police---Career-Ops. They may also be picked up at the second floor offices of Bossier City Police Department, 620 Benton Rd. Monday through Friday, between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. 

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