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Police Officer

Starting salary - $36,000

(plus $6,000 State Supplemental pay after one year)

*Must be 21 years of age or older

Correctional Peace Officer

Starting salary - $29,000

(plus $6,000 State Supplemental pay after one year)

*Must be 18 years of age or older

Communications Officer

Starting salary - $27,000

*Must be 18 years of age or older

Adminstrative Assistant I

starting salary - $23,000

 Generous benefits include:

  • Paid health insurance

  • Three weeks of paid vacation annually after one year of employment

  • 13 paid holidays annually

  • 12 paid sick days annually

  • State-of-the-art training and facilities

  • Consideration for educational incentives may apply at local universities.

*Available to full-time employees only

Applications for civil service testing are currently not being accepted by the City of Kenner. However, you may take the civil service test in another jurisdiction and transfer your scores to the City of Kenner.  In order to do that you will need to contact the Louisiana State Examiners Office at its website or by phone (225) 925-4400 for test scheduling. Any additional questions you may contact Investigator Tim Phares at (504) 712-2218.

 To obtain an application for employment, please visit the Kenner City Personnel Department, located at 1801 Williams Blvd. Kenner, LA 70062.  The phone number for this department is (504) 468-7207.  You may also check out current employment opportunities with the City of Kenner and fill out an application online at:

Those applying for the Police Officer, Correctional Peace Officer or Communications Officer positions must take the civil service test.  Testing is available by contacting the State Examiner's Office at (225) 925-4400. 

For more information on the Police Officer, Correctional Peace Officer and Communications Officer positions, please contact the Kenner Civil Service Board at (504) 468-7219.  To learn more about all other job postings, please contact the Kenner Personnel Department at (504) 468-7207.

The Kenner Police Department is an Equal Opportunity Employer.



Chief of Police


Kenner Police Complex

500 Veterans Blvd.

Kenner, LA. 70062

(504) 712-2200

Kenner Police:
(504) 712-2222

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