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The Montague County Sheriff's Office is currently accepting applications for a Contract Cowboy. If you are interested, please fill out an application and return it to the Sheriff's Office. You can pick up a copy of the application at the office, or print one here.

Position:  Full Time Deputy Sheriff

The Montague County Sheriff’s Office is accepting applications for the position of Deputy Sheriff.

Essential job function requires a high level of physical ability to include: vision, hearing, speaking, flexibility and strength. Must be willing to work 12-hour shifts, including over-nights, weekends, and holidays.

High School diploma or GED, must be a TCOLE licensed Peace Officer, and have a valid Texas Driver’s License.

Extensive background investigation, physical examination, psychological evaluation, drug screen and review board.

Uniforms, deputy weapons, taser, and body armor provided.  Standard county benefit package including vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, insurance program and retirement plan.

Must be professional and demonstrate integrity both on and off duty.  Must display enthusiasm for the job and have good moral background.  Must be able to work with others as a team.  Must always be courteous and respectful to the public and co-workers.


Applications can be printed online or picked up at the Montague County Sheriff's Office.

Click here to print an application.  **It is recommended to fill out the application online and then print out your completed application at the end.**
**Please make sure you fill in all sections of the application as well as the Job Experience section.  Applicants MUST list all jobs held in the last 10 years. Incomplete applications will not be considered.**

**All applications must be filled out completely, signed and notarized.**

Completed applications may be returned the following ways:
--In person to the Montague County Sheriff's Office
--E-mailed to Kasie at, or
--Mailed to the Montague County Sheriff's Office at PO Box 127, Montague, TX 76251

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