NEWS OJJ is Hiring for Immediate Openings at Facilities Across the State

The Louisiana Office of Juvenile Justice (OJJ) has immediate openings for Administrative Coordinators, Corrections Juvenile Food Production Workers, Criminal Investigators, Instructors, Juvenile Justice Specialist, Security Officers, Social Service Counselors, Social Workers, and Therapeutic Recreation Specialist. The positions offer state employee benefits, and retirement plans. OJJ employee benefits include:

Health insurance
Retirement benefits
Paid leave and holidays
OJJ key staff positions 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.
Employees are located in our secure care facilitiesregional offices, and central office.  Our positions offer structured career progression opportunities. Employees can earn up to a 10 percent increase in base pay, after obtaining a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree that can enhance current job duties.    

For more information about positions, or to search our job openings, please visit this link, or go to and click on the Career Opportunities tab.


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