Career Opportunities


The Nevada Department of Public Safety is Currently Recruiting for the Following Jobs:

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    Open Competitive Recruitment for DPS Officer I and II

      The Department of Public Safety will keep the recruitment for DPS Officer I and II open indefinitely. These recruitments will remain open until sufficient applications are received. The recruitments are to fill positions statewide for Capitol Police, Highway Patrol and Parole & Probation. 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. 

           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     
            41664 Administrative Services Officer I State Fire Marshal Carson City 01/21/2021 41664 
              DPS Officer II (Corporal) Training Division Carson City 01/26/2021 DPS Officer II (Corporal)
            41285 DPS Captain   Statewide 01/30/2021 41285

             

            Job Opportunities

              Job Opportunities
              Announcement #  Job Title Closing Date Details
              41683 Background Investigation Technician II Carson City 41683
              41685 Polygraph/Background Examiner Carson City & Las Vegas 41685
              41552 Public Safety Dispatcher I Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied 41552
              41390 IT Professional III Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied 41390
               41026 Public Safety Dispatcher I   Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied  41026