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

DEPUTY SHERIFF - Our application process is now closed. Please check back for future openings.


Thank you for your interest. Our internship spots are full at this time.