Application Process

General Application Information
  1. When you see an advertised Frederick County Sheriff's Office job that interests you, visit the Frederick County job opportunities page and follow the links to prepare your electronic application form. Please do not send unsolicited applications or resumes.

    For assistance with the application process, contact the Division of Human Resources by email or by telephone at 301-600-1070.

    Applicants who do not have convenient access to internet service are welcome to use PCs provided at the nearest Frederick County Public Library branch or at the Human Resources office:
    Division of Human Resources
    Winchester Hall, (1st floor)
    12 East Church St.
    Frederick, Maryland 21701

    Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except holidays. You are welcome to contact the office in person or by phone at 301-600-1070 with questions about the application process.
  2. For additional information regarding the Frederick County Sheriff's Office you can contact via email or call 800-851-3621.
  3. Application Screening - During the application process, the Division of Human Resources will review all applications received with a member of the Sheriff's Office. This review will ensure all necessary qualifications and information is documented on the application. The Division of Human Resources may notify you if you are rejected for not meeting the necessary qualifications to continue the application process, including reason(s) for the rejection.