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

            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 Services Officer II Highway Patrol  Carson City HQ 11/23/2020 Administrative Services Officer II
              Administrative Assistant III Records, Communications, and Compliance Division (RCCD) Carson City 11/23/2020 Administrative Assistant III
              DPS Captain Highway Patrol  Elko 11/26/2020 DPS Captain
              DPS Captain Parole & Probation Carson City 12/01/2020 DPS Captain
              DPS Sergeant  Parole & Probation Elko 12/01/2020 DPS Sergeant

             

            Job Opportunities

              Job Opportunities
              Announcement #  Job Title Closing Date Details
              41208 Grants and Projects Analyst II 12/01/2020 41208
              40826 Fire and Life Safety Inspector  11/27/2020 40826
               41026 Public Safety Dispatcher I   Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied  41026