Welcome to the Winn Parish Police Jury

NOTICE

On Tuesday, January 12, 2021 beginning at 9:00 AM the Winn Parish Police Jury will close Gum Springs Road to replace a culvert just south of the prison.  It will be closed approximately 4 hours. 

You will be able to go to the prison from US Highway 84, but not from Atlanta. 

 

 

 

Winn Parish is located in north-central Louisiana, 50 miles north of Alexandria and 100 miles south-east of Shreveport. There are 972 square miles in the Parish of Winn.

 

Winn Parish was officially created by the state legislature in 1851 from lands formerly belonging to the neighboring parishes of Rapides, Natchitoches, and Catahoula. The official organization was completed in 1852. In 1869 Winn Parish gave up part of its original area for the formation of a new southern neighbor, Grant Parish. Winnfield, the parish seat since its organization is located in the geographical center of the parish. The parish was named after Walter O. Winn, the representative who sponsored the legislation to establish the parish.

 

The Winn Parish Police Jury accepts white goods (appliances) televisions, furniture, etc. for disposal at the Winn Parish Road Barn located at 501 Thomas Mill Road, Winnfield every 1st Thursday of each month between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 7:00 p.m. Please note that the drop off day and times have changed.  Bins are provided, and this service is free of charge.  Someone will be there to assist you.

 

Calendar dates for 2021

January 7th

February 4th

March 4th

April 1st

May 6th

June 3rd

July 1st

August 5th

September 2nd

October 7th

November 4th

December 2nd

 

 

Winn Parish Police Jury Job Listings

Job Title: Dump Truck Driver

Department: Highway Department

Description:

Under direct supervision of Road Superintendent, operates trucks and other light equipment used in construction and maintenance; performs a variety of manual tasks in connection with such operations; and performs other duties as required. This is an entry-level job.

Examples of Work

Equipment Operation-Drive or operate such equipment as 5 yard dump, stake, and flatbed trucks, small farm type tractors with blade or bush hog. Provides routine maintenance on equipment, assists in mechanical repairs, performs physical labor as required; maintains simple records of equipment operations; may operate less complex equipment as needed; and services assigned equipment daily.

Minimum Qualifications

Training and Experience – Three (3) months of experience operating one or more kinds of equipment specified for the class, OR six (6) months to one (1) year of experience in general labor or maintenance work.

Licenses and Certificates

Must Possess CDL license.

 

Job Title: Utility Workers

Department: Highway Department

Description:

Works under supervision of Road Superintendent. Must have the knowledge of operating a variety of complex and specialized equipment. Must be able to perform work as required and perform any duty as required.

Examples of Work

Drive or operate equipment such as pot hole patching truck, small farm type tractors with blade or bush hog. Provides routine maintenance on equipment, assist in mechanical repairs, performs physical labor as required; maintain simple records of equipment operations and services assigned equipment daily.

Minimum Qualifications

Training and Experience – Three (3) months of experience operating one or more kinds of equipment specified for the class, or six (6) months to one (1) year of experience in general labor or maintenance work.

 

Licenses and Certificates

Must possess CDL license.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Emergency Numbers

Sheriff's Office
(318) 628-4611
City Police
(318) 628-3511
Fire District #3
(318) 628-1230
City Fire
(318) 628-3923