Hiring Process

  • Physical Fitness Test (for Deputy and Detention Officer Applicants)
  • Standardized Test (Administered on the day of PFT)
  • F3 and Biographical Assessment
  • Interview
  • Thorough Background Investigation and verification of Criminal Records
  • Credit Check
  • Orientation (for Detention and Telecommunicator positions)
  • Polygraph examination for Sheriff’s Standards certified positions.
  • Medical / Psychological / Cognitive Skills Examinations (Administered by FMRT

All applicants participating in the Physical Fitness Test should read the Cooper Physical Fitness Assessment in its entirety. A waiver and release must be signed prior to testing.Waiver and Release

The employment process generally takes 8 – 12 weeks to complete, however, applications may remain active up to six months. The employment process will end upon failure of any step in the process and/or the discovery of unacceptable information.