Becoming a Deputy U.S. Marshal
ANSWERING THE CALL
Who can wear the badge?
The U. S. Marshals Service is seeking highly qualified men and women from diverse backgrounds for an exciting and challenging career as a Deputy U.S. Marshal. Currently, the USMS is utilizing its Excepted Service hiring authority to recruit for the Deputy U.S. Marshal position. This recruitment campaign is ongoing, with drives happening in various parts of the country at different times during the 2020 and 2021 calendar years. Interested applicants must attend an information session to begin the recruitment process. The information session is a realistic job preview that will assist the applicant with valuable information about the USMS and the next steps in the hiring process. All applicants must complete a structured interview and other assessments to advance in the hiring process. All Deputy U.S. Marshal positions are posted through the USAJOBS website.
Applications for Deputy U.S. Marshal positions are ONLY accepted through the USAJOBS site during posted announcement open periods. We encourage all interested applicants to create or update their existing USAJOBS accounts.
Do you have what it takes?
The position of Deputy U. S. Marshal demands the highest standards of excellence, dedication, and integrity. Find the local USMS District Recruiting Officer (DRO) in your area and let them know your interest. Join us at an Information Session event to learn more about the critical roles played by the men and women in the U.S. Marshals Service and just what it takes to become a Deputy U.S. Marshal.
How to Apply
The U.S. Marshal Service utilizes both Competitive and Excepted Service Hiring authorities in the employment process. If you would like to pursue a career with the USMS, visit USAJOBS to view current, competitive USMS vacancies. You should also contact your local District Recruiting Officer to learn more about Deputy Hiring Opportunities and our Excepted Service authority.
All application documents (i.e., resumes, transcripts, certificates, etc.) for Deputy U.S. Marshal Positions are ONLY ACCEPTED through the USAJOBS site during posted announcement open periods. We encourage all interested applicants to create or update their existing USAJOBS accounts.
Please note that the hiring process may take 12-18 months depending on the various assessment phases.
All U.S. Marshal Service positions will be posted through the USAJOBS website.
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