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
          2020-1047 DPS Officer I Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied Details 
          2020-1048 DPS Officer II Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied Details

            Transfer and Departmental Promotional Opportunities for Current DPS Employees:

                Announcement #               Position Title               Division             Area          Closing Date          Details     
              Management Analyst II Highway Patrol Reno 10/29/2020 Details
            41043 Administrative Services Officer III Highway Patrol Carson City 10/29/2020 Details
              Administrative Assistant II Highway Patrol  Elko 11/2/2020 Details
              Administrative Assistant III Highway Patrol - Warrants Unit Elko 11/2/2020 Details
              DPS Lieutenant Highway Patrol Elko 11/9/2020 Details
              Administrative Assistant II Records, Compliance & Communication - Fiscal Unit Carson City 11/9/2020 Details
              Accounting Assistant III Fire Marshal's Office (SFM) Carson City 11/10/2020 Details
              DPS Sergeant Highway Patrol Carson/Tahoe/Minden 11/12/2020 Details
              DPS Sergeant Highway Patrol Fallon 11/12/2020 Details

             

            Job Opportunities

              Announcement #  Job Title Closing Date Details
               41009 Fingerprint/Records Supervisor  10/30/2020   Details
               41081 Administrative Services Officer II  11/03/2020   Details
               41101 Administrative Assistant IV  11/11/2020   Details
              40826  Fire and Life Safety Inspector   Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied Details 
               41026 Public Safety Dispatcher I   Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied  Details