The Port of New Orleans is accepting applications for a Police Officer 1-A or 2-A (New Orleans, LA)
Salary $2,520.00 - $4,472.00 Monthly Location New Orleans, LA
Job Type Classified
Department Port of New Orleans Port Commission
Job Number PNO-637-011822-AM
Closing 2/1/2022 11:59 PM Central
As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as an (Police Officer 1-A, or Police Officer 2-A) depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s). Please refer to the ‘Job Specifications’ tab located at the top of the LA Careers ‘Current Job Opportunities’ page of the Civil Service website for specific information on salary ranges, minimum qualifications and job concepts for each level.
Port NOLA offers competitive benefits that prioritize safety, health and wellness for our employees. Employees have access to the following benefits:
- Medical / Dental / Vision Insurance
- Health Savings Account (HSA)
- Medical and/or Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
- Life Insurance options
- Long Term Disability Plan
- State of Louisiana LASERS state pension program
- Deferred Compensation Plan (457 plan) with employer match
- Paid Louisiana State Holidays; and paid Annual and Sick Leave
- Wellness Center located in the Port Administration Building
- Ship Shape Wellness Program
Applicants must have Civil Service test scores for 2100-Protective Services Exam (PSE) in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rule or policy. If you do not have a score prior to applying to this posting, it may result in your application not being considered.
Applicants without current test scores can apply to take the test here.
To apply for this vacancy, click on the “Apply” link below and complete an electronic application, which can be used for this vacancy as well as future job opportunities. Applicants are responsible for checking the status of their application to determine where they are in the recruitment process. Further status message information is located under the Information section of the Current Job Opportunities page.
*Resumes WILL NOT be accepted in lieu of completed education and experience sections on your application. Applications may be rejected if incomplete. *
For further information about this vacancy contact:
Port of New Orleans / Human Resources Analyst
P.O. Box 60046
New Orleans, LA 70160
No experience or training is required.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Must have attained eighteenth birthday at time of appointment.
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.
- May be required to possess a valid Louisiana driver's license at time of appointment.
- May be required to complete a Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST) course.
- May be required to qualify annually with a firearm.
- For some positions, applicant must be eligible for bond.
Function of Work:
To protect lives and property by conducting foot and mobile security patrols; enforcing parking and traffic regulations; rendering emergency services; investigating minor crimes and making arrest when necessary. Provides a limited range of police services.
Level of Work:
General from a higher-level police official.
Location of Work:
Differs from Police Officer 1 by the presence of certain regularly occurring duties as listed on the allocation criteria memo.
Differs from Police Officer 2-A by the absence of experienced level duties.
Examples of Work
Provides foot or mobile security patrol and enforces parking regulations.
Responds to emergencies and renders assistance as required.
Prepares reports on activities.
Provides crowd and traffic control at special events; may be required to intervene in situations utilizing force if necessary to make an arrest, to restore order, prevent interference with normal operations or to protect persons or property.
Louisiana State Government represents a wide variety of career options and offers an outstanding opportunity to "make a difference" through public service. With an array of career opportunities in every major metropolitan center and in many rural areas, state employment provides an outstanding option to begin or continue your career. As a state employee, you will earn competitive pay, choose from a variety of benefits and have access to a great professional development program.
Flexible Working Arrangements – The flexibility of our system allows agencies to implement flexible working arrangements through the use of alternative work schedules, telecommuting and other flexibilities. These arrangements vary between hiring agencies.
Professional Development - The Comprehensive Public Training Program (CPTP) is the state-funded training program for state employees. Through CPTP, agencies are offered management development and supervisory training, and general application classes on topics as diverse as writing skills and computer software usage.
Insurance Coverage – Employees can choose one of several health insurance programs ranging from an HMO to the State's own Group Benefits Insurance program. The State of Louisiana pays a portion of the cost for group health and life insurance. Dental and vision coverage are also available. More information can be found at www.groupbenefits.org.
Deferred Compensation – As a supplemental retirement savings plan for employees, the State offers a Deferred Compensation Plan for tax deferred savings.
Holidays and Leave – State employees receive the following paid holidays each year: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Mardi Gras, Good Friday, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day. Additional holidays may be proclaimed by the Governor. State employees earn sick and annual leave which can be accumulated and saved for future use. Your accrual rate increases as your years of service increase.
Retirement – State of Louisiana employees are eligible to participate in various retirement systems (based on the type of appointment and agency for which an employee works). These retirement systems provide retirement allowances and other benefits for state officers and employees and their beneficiaries. State retirement systems may include (but are not limited to): Louisiana State Employees Retirement System (www.lasersonline.org), Teacher's Retirement System of Louisiana (www.trsl.org), Louisiana School Employees' Retirement System (www.lsers.net), among others. LASERS has provided this video to give you more detailed information about their system.
Port of New Orleans is a deep-draft multipurpose port at the center of the world’s busiest port system — Louisiana’s Lower Mississippi River. The Port’s facilities include 20 million square feet of cargo handling area, more than 3.1 million square feet of covered storage area and 1.7 million square feet of cruise and parking facilities. It is connected to major markets across the continent by the interstate highway system and is served by six Class I rail lines, 50 ocean carriers, 16 barge lines and 75 truck lines.
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