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     
              Accounting Assistant III Parole & Probation Carson City (HQ) 09/15/21  
              Program Officer I Office of Traffic Safety- Motorcycle Safety Carson City 09/22/21  
              DPS Officer II Parole & Probation Elko 09/22/21  
              Administrative Assistant III Records, Communications & Compliance- Sex Offender Registry Carson City 09/22/21  
              Administrative Assistant IV Investigations- Assistant to the Chief Carson City 09/23/21  

            Job Opportunities

              Job Opportunities
              Announcement #  Job Title Closing Date Details
              4079 Parole & Probation Specialist III (NPP - Ely) 09/16/21 Parole & Probation Specialist III
              4071 Grants & Projects Analyst Trainee
              (OTS - Carson City)
              09/17/21 Grants & Projects Analyst Trainee
              3390 Parole & Probation Specialist III (Las Vegas) Until Recruitment Needs are Met Parole & Probation Specialist III
              1006 IT Professional III
              (Cyber- Carson City)

              Until Recruitment Needs are Met IT Professional III