The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office offers a variety of work and assignments for both certified and civilian personnel. This is an exciting time to become a member of Montgomery County’s finest. Come join a growing and dynamic law enforcement agency! Montgomery County is one of the fastest growing counties in the State of Texas. As our county's population increases so does our need for additional personnel. We are seeking positive and professional men and women to join our proactive law enforcement family.


For employment opportunities please visit the following link for all current job openings. Click here for all available Montgomery County jobs.

Applications will only be accepted for those positions currently listed. Please submit the General Application along with a current resume to the Montgomery County Human Resources Office as instructed. Initial Applications are not issued or submitted at the Recruiting Office. Click here for a general county employment application.


The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office begins the hiring process from applications submitted through the Montgomery County Human Resources Office. If your application is selected you will be contacted by the Recruiting Office to set-up an initial employment interview. You must bring a current Resume with you to the initial interview.

You must meet the following general requirements to be considered for employment:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or a Naturalized Citizen.

  • Deputy must be at least 21 years of age.

  • Detention Officer must be at least 19 years of age.

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED and 12 hours of college with a 2.0 GPA or have an honorable discharge with at least 24 months of active service.

  • Stable credit history and work history.

  • Possess current Texas driver's license and proof of insurance.

  • Pass all phases of testing and background check.

  • No convictions of a Class A misdemeanor or above. No Class B convictions in the last 10 years.

  • No convictions of family violence.

** commissioned personnel must meet state requirements **
The links below will provide information concerning entry level positions and requirements.


Department Mission Statement
The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is committed to protecting and serving the community with integrity, pride, and professionalism. The Sheriff’s Office seeks to accomplish this through: 
· Enforcing laws in an effective, fair and impartial manner.
· Partnerships between the Sheriff’s Office, county, federal and municipal agencies, to identify and resolve issues that impact public safety.
· Partnering with the public to increase awareness and implement prevention programs.
· Providing safe, secure and humane jail that meets all statutory mandates.
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion…
Contact Information
If you have any questions regarding employment with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office you may contact the Recruiting Division at 936-538-7733 or via fax at 936-538-7781.
Mailing Address:
Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
Recruiting Division
#1 Criminal Justice Dr.
Conroe, TX 77301
Email a Recruiter:
Richard Needham, Administrative Assistant
Sergeant Julia Miller
Sergeant Brian Lennon
Recruiting Process

The information is provided to the applicant as an overview of the steps involved in the employment process. The applicant must successfully complete each step involved in the process prior to moving on to the next step. Failure to complete each step of the process will result in the termination of the application process. The termination of the application process may occur at any point during the application process. The successful applicant will have progressed through each step and phase to the point of employment.

Phase I

  • Applicant completes the Pre-Application / Employment Interest Form with Montgomery County Human Resource.
  • Initial interview with a Recuiting Specialist.

Phase II

  • Pre-Employment Testing for the position being sought.
  • Applicant given an Employment Application Form.
  • Applicant returns completed employment application with all required paperwork.
  • Review and interview with a Recruiting Specialist.

Phase III

  • Recruiting personnel conducts a background investigation.
  • Polygraph.
  • Interview with the Sheriff.
  • Final approval by the Sheriff and conditional offer of employment extended to the applicant.

Phase IV

  • Conditional Offer of Employment based on the following:
  • Drug Screening / Physical Examination / Psychological Evaluation (if necessary)
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