Employment Info


A written examination for applicant testing will be conducted on the following dates in the Executive Office Building Cafeteria (101 Monroe St. Rockville, MD 20850) 


2024 MCSO Applicant Testing Schedule

*** All Dates Subject to Change***




Wednesday January 24, 2024 6:00 PM
Saturday February 3, 2024 10:00 AM
Wednesday February 14, 2024 6:00 PM
Saturday March 2, 2024 10:00 AM
Wednesday March 13, 2024 6:00 PM
Saturday April 6, 2024 10:00 AM
Wednesday April 24, 2024 6:00 PM
Saturday May 11, 2024 10:00 AM
Wednesday May 22, 2024 6:00 PM
Saturday June 1, 2024 10:00 AM
Wednesday June 26, 2024 6:00 PM


Inquiries regarding the application process and testing should be directed to Lt. Strawderman or Deputy Seager at 240-777-7108.

More information for Interested applicants at the Montgomery County’s Recruitment website.

Applicants will be notified of a test date and time via email prior to test date.  Walk-in applicants who meet the minimum qualifications are welcome to sit for the written examinations. 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.

Employee will be responsible for performing regulatory and law enforcement work to protect the lives and property of County citizens. Duties will include maintaining custody and transporting of prisoners; maintaining peace and security of the courts; locate and arresting persons wanted in Montgomery County and fugitives from other states; extraditing wanted persons to Montgomery County and fugitives from other states; serving civil process; appearing in court to testify; carrying out court orders by collecting judgments or taking possession of property; conducting Sheriff’s sales; executing warrants of restitution by evicting tenants from property; serving emergency evaluation and domestic violence petitions; and handling civil disturbances and emergencies.

Employees work varying shifts (including split shifts) and may be called upon to remain in court for the duration of daily proceedings and therefore may have to work irregular hours. Deputies must also be available for periodic overnight trips in extradition cases and be able to travel by air, when necessary, to return inmates to and from other states. Employees will be covered by a collective bargaining unit.