Frequently Asked Questions
Must be a U.S. citizen
Must be between the ages of 21 and 36 (must
be appointed before 37th birthday)
Must have a bachelor’s degree, three years of qualifying work
experience, or a combination of education and experience
equivalent to the GL-07 level
Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing
Must successfully complete a structured interview and other
Must successfully complete a background investigation
Must be in excellent physical condition
Must undergo a rigorous 17 ½ week basic training program at
the United States Marshals
Service Training Academy in Glynco, GA
Monitor the U.S. Marshals Service website for updated
information on hiring events.
The USMS is not accepting applications at this time.
Career opportunities will be announced on the website as
information becomes available.Recruitment campaigns cannot be predicted, as they are
dependent on a variety of factors to include:
Information about hiring and recruitment will be posted on
our website as career opportunities become available.
Individuals interested in becoming a Deputy U.S. Marshal are
encouraged to check the website periodically. You may also
contact your local district recruiting
The hiring process may take from 9-12 months depending on
the various assessment phases.
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personnel/ college seniors who are approaching their
Individuals must be available to attend the training
academy within 160 days of applying.
The USMS office nearest you can be found on our
Deputy U.S. Marshals may be placed within any of the
throughout the continental United States. Deputies are
assigned to their first duty station at the need of the U.S.
Marshals Service. All candidates are required to remain at
their initial duty station for a minimum of three years. A
mobility agreement and memorandum of understanding must be
signed prior to employment.
All positions are filled at the GL-07 level.
Requirements for GL-07…The salaries stated above are an approximation. Actual
salary is determined by the geographic location in which
Locality Pay TableMore about compensation and benefits…
- GL-07: between 38,511 and 48,708 (as of January
- Legal Training
- Court Security
- Firearms Training
- Computer Training
- Defensive Tactics
- Officer Survival
- Physical Conditioning
- Building Entry & Search
- Driver Training
- Search & Seizure
- First Aid
- High Threat Trials
- Courtroom Evidence & Procedure
- Protective Service
- Prisoner Search & Restraint
More about training…
Training to become a Deputy U.S. Marshal is conducted at
the U.S. Marshals Service Training Academy in Glynco,
GA. Glynco is located near Brunswick, GA, midway between
Savannah, GA and Jacksonville, FL.
- Fitness Standards for Men
- Fitness Standards for Women