Employment Opportunities & INTERNSHIPS

Training drillTraining & Education

When hired to be a deputy by the sheriff of Montgomery County, you are initially trained by our instructors on the following:
  • Baton training
  • Defensive and control tactics
  • Firearms training
  • Handcuffing and searching of prisoners
  • Prisoner transport
  • Working with chemical agents

After completing and passing the sheriff’s required training, a deputy must attend and pass further training given by the State of Pennsylvania (ACT II). This course is conducted at State College, Pennsylvania and consists of a 19-week, 760-hour curriculum.

Click here to view our Physical Fitness Standards.

Applying for a Position

To apply for a position in the department, contact:
Human Resources Department
One Montgomery Plaza
P.O. Box 311
Norristown, PA 19404
Ph: 610-278-3052
Fx: 610-278-5959

Please note, in accordance with state code you must be a Montgomery County resident for two years prior to your date of application, and 21 years of age.

Current Opportunities

Thank you for your interest in the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. The application period for new positions is now closed. Please stay in touch for future opportunities.


We are no longer accepting college internship applications for this year.  Please check back in January 2018.