The Office of Juvenile Justice is committed to build a strong team to meet its mission.

Employees are based in our secure care facilities, regional offices and central office. Many of OJJ’s positions offer structure career progression opportunities. All employees are eligible for the benefits offered to all state employees including health insurance, retirement benefits, paid leave and holidays.

We have begun hiring for the Acadiana Center for Youth in Bunkie. Click the link below to search and apply for jobs through the Civil Service website.


Key staff at OJJ include:

  • Juvenile Justice Specialist (JJS) – “frontline” staff responsible for direct care, safety and therapeutic supervision of youth in our secure care facilities.
  • Probation and Parole Officer (PPO) – community-based staff who assist youth and families in navigating the juvenile justice system.


Click here if you are interested in learning about available positions and applying.