Vermilion Parish Sheriff's Office
Hiring Full Time Patrol And Corrections Positions

Are YOU ready for a career change?

Your Sheriff’s Office is looking for career minded individuals seeking long-term employment in public service. Join our team of professionals committed to public safety and become a professional law enforcement officer with a rewarding career offering many opportunities for professional personal development through training. YOUR Sheriff’s Office offers a very attractive and competitive employment compensation package with great benefits including retirement pension, 2 weeks paid vacation leave, paid sick leave, paid individual health insurance, option for family health insurance, possible company vehicle and competitive salaries with periodic increases. The position of Patrol Deputy and Corrections Officer work a 12 hour shift, enjoying a 3 day weekend every other weekend and time off during the week equating to working approximately half the month. These positions require the ability to work both day and night shifts. Don’t waste another minute, come by and fill out an application today! Join our VPSO TEAM now and begin an exciting career now! Applications can be accessed at the Sheriff’s Office Annex, across from the courthouse.

How to apply? You can pick up a paper application at our main office located at:
101 South State St
Abbeville, LA 70510
You can download the PDF application at the following link: APPLICATION.

General Requirements:
Must have graduated from an accredited high school or possess a high school equivalency diploma (GED) recognized in the State of Louisiana. Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must be at least 18 years of age.
Must successfully pass the physical examination as required by the Sheriff’s Office.
Must be free of any felony criminal records by conviction and of good moral character.
Must live within the geographical boundaries of Vermilion Parish or within a 20 mile radius of the Sheriff’s Office Administration Building located at 101 South State Street in Abbeville.
Must successfully complete the basic course of training as prescribed by Sheriff’s Office policy.
Must submit to psychological testing.
Must sign an employment contract with the Vermilion Parish Sheriff’s Department.

Turning in your application.In Person:101 South State St
Abbeville, LA 70510
Mail:VPSO Human Resources
PO Box 307
Abbeville LA, 70510