Career Opportunities


Open Competitive Recruitment for DPS Officer I and II

    The Nevada Department of Public Safety is openly recruiting for DPS Officer I and II with our Capitol Police, Highway Patrol, and Parole & Probation Divisions. The Department of Public Safety will keep the recruitment for DPS Officer I and II open indefinitely and will remain open until sufficient applications are received. The academy is held each year in January and July in Carson City and March and September in Las Vegas.

      The Department of Public Safety is still actively seeking to hire qualified individuals to join our officer ranks.  During the COVID-19 government closures, recruiters are still reviewing applications and making arrangements for testing that meets guidelines for social distancing, size of gatherings, and sanitation.  Because we are working remotely from home, there could be some delay in responding to your interest.  Please bear with us as we work through these current challenges.

        PLEASE NOTE:ALL COMMUNICATION WITH APPLICANTS WILL BE VIA E-MAIL. APPLICANTS MUST PROVIDE A CURRENT AND VALID E-MAIL ADDRESS WHEN APPLYING. PLEASE CHECK YOUR SPAM OR JUNK MAIL FOLDER TO ENSURE YOU DO NOT MISS ANY COMMUNICATION FROM THE NEVADA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY.

           Announcement # Job Title Closing Date Details
          2021-1053 DPS Officer I Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied  2021-1053
          2021-1054 DPS Officer II Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied  2021-1054

            Transfer and Departmental Promotional Opportunities for Current DPS Employees:

            Transfer and Departmental Promotional Opportunities for Current DPS Employees:
               Announcement #           Position Title               Division             Area          Closing Date          Details     
              Administrative Assistant III Parole and Probation Carson City field office 04/22/2021 Administrative Assistant III
              DPS Officer II Investigations  Carson City 04/22/2021 DPS Officer II
              Training Officer I Parole and Probation      Reno 04/26/2021 Training Officer I
              Program Officer I Highway Patrol  Elko 04/26/2021 Program Officer I
              Training Officer I (2) Parole and Probation Las Vegas 04/28/2021 Training Officer I (2)
              DPS Officer II (Corporal) Training  Carson City 04/29/2021 DPS Officer II (Corporal)
              Administrative Assistant III Investigations Ely 04/29/2021 Administrative Assistant III
              DPS Sergeant Investigations Elko 05/03/2021 DPS Sergeant
              DPS Lieutenant Highway Patrol Las Vegas 05/04/2021 DPS Lieutenant
              Administrative Assistant II (2) Parole and Probation Carson City 05/06/2021 Administrative Assistant II (2)
              Administrative Assistant IV Director's Office Reno 05/06/2021 Administrative Assistant IV
              Administrative Assistant IV Parole and Probation Carson City
            HQ
            05/06/2021
            Administrative Assistant IV
              Administrative Assistant IV Investigations Carson City 05/06/2021 Administrative Assistant IV

            Job Opportunities

              Job Opportunities
              Announcement #  Job Title Closing Date Details
                Equipment Mechanic IV 05/04/21 Equipment Mechanic IV
                Commercial Vehicle Safety Inspector II 4/29/21 Commercial Vehicle Safety Inspector II