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Applying

The Personnel Section of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is responsible for the agency's recruitment and selection process. The minimum criteria for employment consideration with the Sheriff's Office, as well as descriptions of each entry-level classification, are available as menu options for your review.

The Selection Process

The entire selection process may take from one to several months depending on operational need. Our selection process includes the ability to pass:

  • A written entry-level examination
  • A physical fitness performance test (deputy sheriff and corrections officers only)
  • A firearms re-qualification course (sworn positions only)
  • A psychological examination
  • A background investigation including a pre-employment polygraph examination and drug screen Click here for information about Disqualifying Criteria
  • A keyboarding test
  • An oral interview process
  • A pre-employment physical examination

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