Fort Polk Newcomers

Welcome to Fort Polk the best hometown in the Army! Our goal here is to ensure you feel welcomed to the area and have access to all the information anyone would need or want to know when relocating to our area. If you have any questions that you don’t see answered here, feel free to shoot us an email. You may also be interested in joining our Facebook group, Fort Polk Newcomers, where you can meet others who are also new to the area and interact with people in the know!

Job Hunting? We’ll help you get started. 

Welcome to the area! We know as well as you do that moving is stressful, and job hunting in a new area doesn’t make things any easier. If you are in fact looking for a job, the links to various job boards below can help you get started. If you still have questions after, or are looking for specific types of jobs, feel free to reach out here and we will do our best to help you find answers. 

The City Of Leesville is the closest municipality to Fort Polk and often has job openings. 

The City Of Deridder, another close municipality, posts its jobs here. 

The Town of Rospine is the next closest city to Fort Polk. You can find jobs for the town here.

The Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce serves the Vernon Parish area. Many businesses are a member of the chamber, and use this job board. 

The Louisiana WorkForce Commission, funded by the Louisiana Department of Labor, offers a range of job services not to mention the posted openings . The state job board. 

Beauregard Memorial Hospital serves Beauregard parish and posts its job openings 

Byrd Regional Hospital serves Vernon Parish and posts its opening here. 

Bayne-Jones Army Community Hospital is located on base at Fort Polk. 

The Vernon Parish School Board  is the school district which serves Vernon Parish, where Fort Polk is located. If no jobs are posted here, please call the main line and ask to speak with 

Beauregard Parish School Board  The next closest school district, serves Beauregard Parish.

U.S. Army STAND-TO! | Army Career and Alumni Program seeks to reduce veteran unemployment and assist troops back into civilian workforce. 

Army Community Services ( ACS) at Fort Polk provides military families with an outlet for support to include an employment readiness program. 

These Facebook groups also post job openings in the area regularly:

Employment Opportunities Vernon Parish and surrounding areas.  

Louisiana Workforce Commission 

Leesville-Rosepine-DeRidder Jobs 

These popular job search engines are already queued up to search for jobs within a 25 mile radius of Fort Polk: 

Simply Hired

Job Search | Indeed 

USAJOBS – Search