News Release, St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office will be holding its next round of physical agility and written testing for potential deputies, correctional officers and cadets on the morning of Oct. 5, 2019, at the agency headquarters in Leonardtown. The testing is not open to walk-ins.
Applicants must complete and return a Personal History Statement by Sept. 20, 2019, to qualify for the next round of testing on Oct. 5.
The application process is outlined at https://www.firstsheriff.com/applicationprocess.asp.
The Personal History Statement (PHS) must be completed, printed and each page initialed at the bottom. At the end of the PHS ensure to have the Authorization for Release of Personal Information Form # 206 notarized.
The Personal History Statement along with the notarized Authorization for Release of Personal Information Form # 206 can be delivered in-person to the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Headquarters at 23150 Leonard Hall Drive in Leonardtown or mailed to:
St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office
ATTN: Personnel Office
23150 Leonard Hall Drive
Leonardtown, MD 20650
Applicants must pass the preliminary screening conditions to advance to the agility testing. The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office offers sign-on bonuses for Deputies and Correctional Officers, annual compensation education bonuses and foreign and sign language stipends.
Deputies and Correctional Officers receive a $1,500 sign-on bonus paid in three installments: $500 when hired, $500 when completing the Criminal Justice Academy and $500 upon release from probation.
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