Port of New Orleans

Police Officer 1-A, or Police Officer 2-A

Port of New Orleans - Posted 4 months ago
$3k-4k/month  + Equity
*high salary
*Based on 0 Police Officer salary records


New Orleans, LA

no experience required
Company size
168 employees

Police Officer Job description

As part of a Career Progression Group, vacancies may be filled from this recruitment as (Police Officer 1-A, or Police Officer 2-A) depending on the level of experience of the selected applicant(s).

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 the 2100-Protective Services Exam (PSE) in order to be considered for this vacancy unless exempted by Civil Service rules 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 above 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 applications to determine where they are in the recruitment process. The 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:

April McKnight

Port of New Orleans / Human Resources Analyst

P.O. Box 60046

New Orleans, LA 70160




No experience or training is required.


Must have attained the eighteenth birthday at the 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 the 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, the applicant must be eligible for bond.

Job Concepts

The 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 arrests when necessary. Provides a limited range of police services.

Level of Work:


Supervision Received:

General from a higher-level police official.

Supervision Exercised:


Location of Work:


Job Distinctions:

This 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 render 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, restore order, prevent interference with normal operations or protect persons or property.

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