Rosebud County is conducting a recruitment to establish a hiring pool for Probationary Deputy Sheriff position(s). Initial assignment is to Patrol Division in ASHLAND, MT.

To qualify applicants must meet the following statutory requirements:


a. be a citizen of the United States; MCA 7-32-303
b. be at least 18 years of age;
c. be a graduate of an accredited high school or the equivalent;
d. never have been convicted of a felony;
e. be fingerprinted and search made of appropriate files to disclose any criminal record;
f. not have been affiliated in any manner with a subversive organization within 5 years;
g. within 30 days immediately preceding his/her date of employment have been examined by a physician licensed to practice in the state of Montana and have been pronounced in good physical condition (this examination is provided by the County);
h. be of good moral character as determined by a thorough background investigation;
i. have successfully completed an oral interview in which the characteristics necessary to a peace officer are demonstrated;
j. possess or be eligible for a valid Montana driver’s license

Due to occupational requirements, applicants must agree to and successfully pass driving record review and criminal history check to qualify for consideration. Successful applicants must have/be able to obtain Montana driver’s license and must have safe driving record. Applicants must pass and extensive background investigation and, upon offer of employment, a medical fitness for duty examination, including drug screening and hearing and vision exams, provided at the County’s expense.

Applicant must be able to complete the Montana Law Enforcement Academy or challenge course.  Applications are available here or at the Sheriff’s Office & must be received by 5:00p.m. February 23, 2018. Interviews will be set up on February 26, 2018.
Incomplete application packets will be disqualified

These additional documents must be attached to your online application which may require scanning: Rosebud County on-line application available at; AND
a. Copy of valid driver’s license, proof of US Citizenship (ex: birth certificate, passport, OTHER DOCUMENT LISTED ON I9 like certificate of naturalization), documentation of graduation from an accredited high school or GED certificate, and DD214 if claiming veterans preference, AND
b. Completed and signed Waiver and Release form.

Incomplete application packets will disqualified

Submit Rosebud County online application and required attachments by 5:00 p.m. Friday 02/23/2018. Interviews will be set up on Monday 02/26/2018 at an assigned time. PLEASE SEE ABOVE INFORMATION. Online applications may be sent to Sheriff Allen Fulton at or Undersheriff Bruce Price at For questions about online application process call Sheriff Allen Fulton of Undersheriff Bruce Price at (406)346-2715.
Posted: 01/31/2018

Rosebud County is an equal opportunity employer.
180 S 13th Ave
Forsyth, Montana 59327

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