Career Opportunities

The LSU Police Department may be accepting applications for POLICE OFFICER 1-A, 2-A or 3-A (Multiple Positions) for both POST (Peace Officer Standards & Training) certified or Non-POST certified. Positions are in a training series; level of positions filled and pay above entry will depend on qualifications of candidates selected. Must have a score for the 9500-LEAPS Exam unless currently occupying a Civil Service job in t…he LEAPS Test Series with permanent status or re-employment eligibility. Required Qualifications: Police Officer 1-A – No specialized experience or training is required. Police Officer 2-A – One year of experience in law enforcement work. Police Officer 3-A – Two years of experience in law enforcement work (ALL Levels) Must possess a valid Louisiana Class “E” driver’s license; must have attained eighteenth birthday at time of application; an applicant who has been convicted of a felony or who is under indictment on a felony charge will be disqualified until relief from the disabilities imposed by state and federal laws is granted. Special Requirements: Willingness and ability to perform physically strenuous activities relative to the nature of law enforcement. NOTE: For a complete list of substitutions, see the full ad on our website below. An offer of employment is contingent on passing a pre-employment background check, psychological test, and drug test. Please search vacancy announcements and or apply online at  

If any questions, call 225-578-8200.


The LSU Police Department serves Louisiana State University by providing effective and professional public safety services to the university community.  At various times during the year, the Department seeks applicants who are interested in a law enforcement career.

Postings for these vacancies are announced periodically through these services.  Interested and qualified applicants are encouraged to contact the LSU Police Department or the LSU Office of Human Resource Management at (225) 578 – 8200, for specific information concerning current job vacancies in the police officer classifications. LSU is an equal opportunity / access university.


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