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Pre-Employment Testing For Deputy Sheriff and Correctional Officer

Last Updated on Jun 25, 2018 at 3:20pm | Sheriff's Office
Pre-employment testing for Deputy Sheriff and Correctional Officer will take place on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 8:00a.m.

Candidates who meet the minimum requirements for Deputy Sheriff and/or Correctional Officer positions and are interested in participating in the pre-employment test must complete and submit a Garrett County employment application and bring to Garrett College 687 Mosser Road McHenry, MD 21541 GIEC building room 111. at 8:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 along with the $25.00 testing fee.
A check or money order made payable to Garrett County Government will be required in order to take the pre-employment test on July 14, 2018. Candidates with a passing test score will also be interviewed immediately following the test.


Employment Applications may be obtained from the Human Resource Office at the Garrett County Courthouse Human Resources Office located at 203 S. Fourth Street, Room 206, Oakland, MD 21550 or they may be downloaded by clicking Garrett County employment application
Deputy Sheriff 
Starting Salary $42,807
Take Home Vehicle – restrictions/requirements apply
Correctional Officer
Starting Salary $35,090


  • 25 year retirement plan
  • Deferred compensation with a County contribution
  • Shift differential pay
  • 12 hour shifts – rotating days off
  • 13 Paid Holidays
  • Paid Annual, Personal and Sick Leave
  • Health insurance available the first of the month following date of hire
    • Includes Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision, Teladoc
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Life Insurance
  • For further information on the Garrett County Government benefits package, call the Garrett County Department of Human Resources at (301) 334-8975 or email