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     
              Management Analyst III Office of Cyber Defense Coordination Carson City 10/21/21 OCDC Management Analyst III
              Admin Assistant IV Sex Offender Registry Carson City 10/25/21 Admin Assistant IV
              DPS Sergeant Parole & Probation Fallon 10/25/21 Fallon DPS Sergeant
              Admin Services Officer III Records, Communications & Compliance Carson City 10/25/21 Admin Services Officer III
              DPS Captain Investigations Carson City 10/26/21 DPS Captain
              Admin Assistant II Parole & Probation Carson City (HQ) 10/27/21 Admin Assistant II
              DPS Officer II
             (2 Detectives)
            Investigations Carson City 11/1/21 DPS Officer II

            Job Opportunities

              Job Opportunities
              Announcement #  Job Title Closing Date Details
              5126 Commercial Vehicle Safety Inspector
              (NHP- Elko)
              10/20/21 Commercial Vehicle Safety Inspector 
              5118 Parole & Probation Specialist III
               (Parole & Probation- Lovelock)
              10/20/21 Parole & Probation Specialist III
              4981 Grants & Projects Analyst II
              (Office of Criminal Justice Assistance)
              10/21/21 Grants & Projects Analyst II
              5202 Admin Assistant I
              (Parole Board- Carson City)
              10/21/21 Admin Assistant I
              4982 Management Analyst II
               (Office of Criminal Justice Assistance- Carson City)
              10/25/21 Management Analyst II
              5198 Admin Services Officer III
               (RCCD- Carson City)
              10/26/21 Admin Services Officer III
              5250 Parole & Probation Specialist III
              (Parole & Probation- Ely)
              10/27/21 Parole & Probation Specialist III
              4984 Public Safety Dispatcher I
               (RCCD- Las Vegas)
              10/29/21 Public Safety Dispatcher I
              4718 Public Safety Dispatcher I
               (RCCD- Carson City)
              11/12/21 Public Safety Dispatcher I 
              3390 Parole & Probation Specialist III (Las Vegas) Until Needs are Satisfied Parole & Probation Specialist III
              1006 IT Professional III
              (Cyber- Carson City)

              Until Needs are Satisfied IT Professional III 
              4590 Personnel Officer II
               (Director's Office- Carson City)
              Until Needs are Satisfied Personnel Officer II