Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association

Richland County Sheriff's Office

Position Announcement

The Richland County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for the position of full time Deputy Sheriff.


Applications and resumes will be accepted until March 15, 2020.


Applicants must use the standard Montana POST application which may be obtained by contacting the Richland County Sheriff's Office, Montana Job Service or online at the Montana POST  Council website then selecting the link forms and other documents then scrolling down and selecting Standard Application and Position of Public Safety Officer in the State of Montana. All applicants must also submit a resume outlining any experience, education, and general background information.  Please provide the names and contact numbers for at least three prior employers or law enforcement references for use by the sheriff's office when conducting pre-employment background investigation.


Starting salary for a Richland County Deputy Sheriff is $60,145.00 annual, plus county benefits that include Health insurance, HRA of $1200.00 per year, retirement, vacation, sick leave and holiday pay.


Inquires can be directed to Richland County Undersheriff Robert B. Burnison at bburnison @,  


All completed applications and resumes are to be sent to:


Richland County Sheriff's Office 300 121h   Ave. NW, Suite I

Sidney, Montana 59270

Attention: Robert Burnison, Undersheriff