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Thank you for your interest in employment with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office.   Are you looking for an exciting career with amazing career growth opportunities and excellent benefits?  Do you enjoy serving your community and working with people that are dedicated and become like a second family? 
  • Are you at least 18 years old and of good moral character?
  • Do you hold a high school diploma or GED?
  • Are you able to pass a physical and entry-level test?

Candidates for employment with the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office should expect to complete an in-depth, nine-phase application process. Successful completion of each step is required to move to the next one:

  1. Prescreen Interview-this is to go over, in person, to discuss the information on your application to make sure that everything is accurate and truthful. 
  2. Departmental interview-interview with panel with the department for which you are applying for.
  3. Physical Assessment-obstacle course for Enforcement. Non-Enforcement applicants do not have to do the obstacle course. 
  4. Entry Level Computer Base test-basic knowledge test for the position you are applying for. There is study guide you review prior to taking the test. This test is designed for people with no experience. 
  5. Polygraph
  6. Extensive background check-prior employment and personal references
  7. Psychological Interview-you will have an appointment with a psychologist for this phase.
  8. Hearing Exam-you will be scheduled to visit an Audiologist to have a base level hearing exam.
  9. Physical examination-this is done by our in-house medical staff and is required for the pension. 


 Below are the starting annual salaries listed for the following positions with no experience:
  • Corrections/Patrol Deputy with no experience - $47,468.80  (includes state supplemental pay)
  • Communications (with no experience) - $39,395.20
  • Clerk  - $30,222.40
  • LPN with no experience - $52,728.00


 At the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office, compensation is more than just base pay.  Sheriff Champagne offers an outstanding benefits package.

  • Paid Vacation, Sick leave, and Holidays
  • Paid Medical and Life Insurance
  • Retirement & Pension Plan
  • Longevity Pay- $15 per pay period for every year of service for up to 30 years  
  • Higher Salary for any College Degree from an Accredited College.
  • Uniforms provided


 Here are some additional perks at the St. Charles Parish Sheriff's Office:
  • On-Site LA Post Academy
  • State-of-the-art facilities with a well equipped 24-Hour Gym free to employees and their spouses
  • Take home Vehicle Privileges 
  • 457 Deferred Compensation Plan (optional retirement plan with the Sheriff matching contributions)

 For more information, contact Human Resources at (985) 783-6625 or HR@stcharlessheriff.org