Sheriff Deputy

Location: Livingston, MT
Posted: 02/15/2023

Are You Trustworthy, Self-Motivated and Community Minded?  The Park County Sheriff’s Office is looking for (1) new full time team member interested in a career in a law enforcement capacity with our Sheriff's Office. 

Full Time – One year probationary period

POSITION SUMMARY:  This position is responsible for enforcing MCA 7-32-2121.  Position primarily protects and serves the citizens of Park County and the State of Montanan. Position is responsible for conducting public relations activities and participating in professional development opportunities.


Area:    2,626 sq miles Resident Population: Approximately 16,000


To enforce State, Federal and County laws and ordinances

Candidate must pass written, oral, medical and psychological exams

To provide customer service and answers inquires via phone, electronically or in person

To participate, conduct and manage search and rescue activities

To patrol Park County

To serve Warrants and civil papers

Certifiable to use law enforcement weapons is required

To write reports, testifies in court and conducts investigations

To assist the public

To assist any and all Law Enforcement agencies as needed

To perform other duties as maybe assigned by the Sheriff

Individual is required to be a union member.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Graduate of an accredited high school or the equivalent thereof

Be of good moral character

Never been convicted of a felony

Agrees to be examined by a physician licensed to practice in the State of MT within 30 days immediately preceding date of employment offer


Valid MT driver’s license

Valid and current POST certification OR tested successfully with Park County Sheriff’s Office’s written and MPAT;

MLEA Certification (must obtain within 1 year of hiring date)


Able to efficiently operate a computer, have effective communication skills and good people skills


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must maintain a level of physical fitness which will allow him/her to perform required duties effectively.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. On a frequent basis, the employee is required to sit, reach with hands and arms, walk, climb or balance and taste or smell. 

The employee must occasionally lift up to 100 pounds.


Job Type: Full-time
Salary: From $27.88 per hour
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance
  • 12 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overnight shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability
Work Location: In person


To apply please download the application package, print it out and submit with your updated resume and cover letter by mail to: 

   Park County Human Resources
   414 E. Callender St.
   Livingston, MT 59047

Applications and signatures MUST be originals for consideration.  NO ELECTRONIC, FAXED or EMAILED applications will be accepted.


You may also stop by the Courthouse HR office for a packet!  

Learn more about the Park County Sheriff's Office.  

Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of employment visas.
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