What is the hiring process?

Follow all directions carefully. Failure to comply with the provided instructions may be grounds for rejection of your application:

  1. Hiring Documents: Submit a fully completed Application for Employment. Be sure to sign and provide copies of all required documents.
  2. Review: Submissions for current openings will be reviewed for eligibility and completeness. Incomplete or illegible applications will not be processed.
  3. Testing: Applicants must pass required testing for the position. See job specifics for each position.
  4. Interviews: Applicants will be selected for Oral Board and Background interviews.
  5. Background: All applicants must pass a thorough background investigation and polygraph examination for the desired position.
  6. Physical Examinations: Finalists for certified patrol and detention deputy positions are required to successfully pass medical, hearing, and sight examinations. Control Operators must pass hearing and sight examinations.
  7. Offer: A formal job offer will be made to those individuals selected for employment.

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1. Are there any openings in the Sheriff's Office?
2. What is the hiring process?
3. How do I apply for a current opening?
4. Can I apply online or fax my application?
5. What if I don't have a copy of one of the required documents listed in the application?
6. Why do you want my credit report and how do I get one?
7. Can I just send a credit synopsis report that shows my score?
8. What is included in the Blaine County benefits package?
9. Am I eligible to apply?