Excepted Service Hiring Process
1. Information Session
- Applicant attends an information session (in person or virtual, if offered)
- Applicant attends an information session by reaching out to the local District Recruiting Officer
- After attending an information session, the applicant is invited to apply to the Deputy U.S. Marshal position.
- Applicants who meet minimum qualifications and pass the written assessment are scheduled for an interview at one of our locations across the country.
4. Tentative Offer of Employment
- If applicants pass the interview, they will receive a tentative offer letter within approximately 60 - 90 days. This is not an offer of employment but a mechanism to start the pre-employment process.
- Applicants are then scheduled to take a medical examination and to complete a background investigation.
6. Ready for Selection
- Applicants are considered ready for selection after the pre-requisites are passed.
7. Tentative Selection
- Applicants selected for a position are sent a tentative selection offer. It is tentative until the applicant has passed a fitness test and drug test.
8. Final Offer Letter
- Applicants who pass the fitness test and drug test are then sent a final offer letter.
9. FLETC or Host District
- Applicants selected may be selected to start at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center or in a district office, depending on the type of hiring for that timeframe.