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Applicant Process

 The Sheriff’s Office will be conducting applicant testing for the February 2017 entry level training class (Session 64) as follows:

Dates: January 28, 2017, February 11, 2017, March 25, 2017
Location: Executive Office Building Cafeteria, 101 Monroe Street Rockville, MD 20850
Time: 
08:30-11:30 am

Applicants may register via this H.R. I-recruitment link.  Walk in applicants are welcome but should arrive no later than 08:15 am for registration.

Please forward any inquiries to either DSIII Veiga at 240-777-7108 or Lt Uy at 240-777-7109.

Job Title: Deputy Sheriff Candidate, Grade G1

Location:  SHF-Sheriff’s Office
Organization Name:  Office of the Sheriff
Medical Exam:  See Job Description
Background Investigation:  Yes
Financial Disclosure:  No

Job Description

Closing Date: November 7, 2016

A Deputy Sheriff Candidate receives a comprehensive, six (6) months of training through a recruit training program. The work of Deputy Sheriff involves performing regulatory and law enforcement duties to protect the lives and property of County citizens. Employees work varying shifts (including split shifts, evenings and midnight) and may be called upon to work irregular days (including weekends and holidays). Deputies must also be available for periodic overnight trips and be able to travel by air, when necessary, to return inmates to and from other States.

PLEASE NOTE – IN ORDER TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION, CANDIDATES MUST INDICATE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION ON THEIR APPLICATIONS/RESUMES AT THE TIME OF APPLICATION: 1) DATE OF BIRTH; 2) HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION OR GED EQUIVALENT; 3) POSSESSION OF A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE; and 4) U.S. CITIZENSHIP.

Applicants will be notified of a test date, time and location via email prior to test date.  Walk-in applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are welcome to sit for the written examination. However, they must also apply online to the Deputy Sheriff Requisition by the Wednesday after sitting for the examination to proceed further in the application process. Call 240-777-7108 for test times and details.

All applicants who meet the minimum qualifications confirmed by OHR will be scheduled for a written examination.  Based on the results of the written examination, applications will be rated “Did Not Pass,” “Qualified,” or “Well Qualified.”  The highest rated applicants will be placed on the Eligible List and may be considered for interview.

Candidates are required to successfully complete an oral interview, background investigation, polygraph, physical, psychological and drug and alcohol screen.

Additional Employment Information

Montgomery County Government is an equal opportunity employer, committed to workforce diversity. Accordingly, as it relates to employment opportunities, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities, in accordance with the law. Applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the Office of Human Resources via email to special.accommodations@montgomerycountymd.gov. Individual determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made in accordance with all applicable laws.

Minimum Qualifications

Experience:  None
Education:   Completion of high school or High School Certificate of completion recognized in the State of Maryland
Equivalency: None
LICENSE: Possession and maintenance at all times of a valid driver’s license
OTHER: Must be a United States citizen and 21 years of age as of the first day of employment as a sworn Deputy Sheriff.

Preferred Criteria

All applicants who meet minimum qualifications confirmed by OHR will be scheduled for a written examination. Based on the results of the written examination, applications will be rated “Did Not Pass,” “Qualified,” or “Well Qualified.” The highest rated applicants will be placed on the Eligible List and may be considered for interview.

Minimum Salary  $47,693
Maximum Salary  $47,693

 

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