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     
              DPS Captain Highway Patrol (HQ) Carson City, Elko or Las Vegas 07/23/21  
              Admin Assistant III Investigations Winnemucca 07/26/21  
              Management Analyst III RCCD Carson City 07/28/21  
              Admin Assistant IV Investigations
             (Safe Voice)
            Carson City 07/28/21  
              Admin Assistant III RCCD
            (Brady Unit)
            Carson City 07/28/21  
              Admin Assistant IV RCCD
             (Brady Unit)
            Carson City 07/28/21  
              DPS Officer II (Sergeant) Capitol Police Carson City 07/30/21  
            2473 DPS Major Highway Patrol Carson City
            (HQ) & Elko
            08/01/21  
              Admin Assistant III Parole & Probation Las Vegas 08/02/21  
              DPS Officer II Parole & Probation Winnemucca 08/03/21  
              Admin Services Officer I Director's Office Carson City 08/04/21  
              DPS Sergeant Investigations Carson City 08/05/21  
              DPS Officer II (Corporal) Training Carson City 08/05/21  
              Parole & Probation Specialist III (7) Parole & Probation Reno 08/06/21  
              Parole & Probation Specialist III (2) Parole & Probation Fallon 08/06/21  
              Parole & Probation Specialist III (2) Parole & Probation Carson City
             (HQ)
            08/06/21  
              Parole & Probation Specialist III Parole & Probation Elko 08/06/21  
              Parole & Probation Specialist II (8) Parole & Probation Carson City
            (HQ)
            08/06/21  
              Parole & Probation Supervisor Parole & Probation Carson City 
            (HQ)

            08/06/21  
              Parole & Probation Specialist IV Parole & Probation Carson City
             (HQ)
            08/06/21  
              Parole & Probation Specialist III Parole & Probation Las Vegas 08/06/21  
              Parole & Probation Specialist II Parole & Probation Las Vegas 08/06/21  
              Parole & Probation Supervisor Parole & Probation Las Vegas 08/06/21  

            Job Opportunities

              Job Opportunities
              Announcement #  Job Title Closing Date Details
              3355 Grants & Projects Analyst I
               (Office of Traffic Safety-
              Carson City)
              08/06/21    Grants & Projects Analyst I 
              2299 Grants & Projects Analyst II
              (Office of Traffic Safety-
               Carson City)
              08/06/21 Grants & Projects Analyst II
              1006 IT Professional III
              (Office of Cyber Defense-
              Carson City)
              Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied IT Professional III