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Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association


Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office
Deputy Sheriff

Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications to establish a hiring list for one full-time permanent position of Deputy Sheriff. Successful applicants will be required to reside within Sheridan County, Montana.

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Minimum qualifications: At least 20 years of age, U.S. citizen, high school graduate or G.E.D., possess a valid driver’s license, no felony convictions. Applicants should be of good moral character and be physically fit. Applicants will undergo an extensive background investigation. Applicants with Montana P.O.S.T. certification and/or experience are encouraged to apply and will be considered first.

Application process: Applicants must submit a Standard Application for Peace Officer in the State of Montana and a Release of Liability form for a background investigation. Applicants should include copies of any certifications and licenses in the application packet, including a copy of your valid driver’s license. Successful applicants chosen for an oral interview will be notified by telephone and in writing, and will be required to demonstrate their physical fitness ability by providing current proof of successful completion scores from the Montana Physical Abilities Test (MPAT) or participating in a physical fitness test before or after the oral interview.

Starting salary for Deputy Sheriff is approximately $20.79/hour plus benefits. Benefits include health insurance and health savings account, Sheriff’s retirement, take-home patrol vehicle, uniform clothing and basic equipment paid by the Sheriff’s Office.

Standard Application for Position of Peace Officer and Release of Liability form may be picked up at the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office at 100 West Laurel Avenue, Plentywood, MT 59254 or Wolf Point Job Service at 217 3rd Avenue South, Wolf Point, MT 59201. Applicants may send an e-mail to to request the forms. Forms must be signed and originals mailed to the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office, 100 West Laurel Avenue, Plentywood, MT 59254.

LATE, INCOMPLETE, UNSIGNED, or E-MAILED applications will NOT be considered. Sheridan County is an equal opportunity employer.

Opening Date: Wednesday, June 27, 2018 10:30 a.m.
Closing Date: Friday, July 27, 2018 5:00 p.m.