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     
              Administrative Assistant II Human Resources (Campos Bldg) Las Vegas 05/12/21 Administrative Assistant II
              DPS Lieutenant Parole and Probation Las Vegas 05/13/21 DPS Lieutenant
              Management Analyst III (Senior Intelligence Analyst) Investigations Carson City 05/13/21 Management Analyst III (Senior Intelligence Analyst)
            1329 Administrative Assistant IV Investigations Carson City 05/19/21 Administrative Assistant IV
              DPS Lieutenant Parole and Probation Elko 05/24/21 DPS Lieutenant
              Grants and Projects Analyst II   Office of Criminal Justice Assistance Carson City 05/25/21 Grants and Projects Analyst II
              DPS Officer II (Corporal) Training Las Vegas 05/27/21 DPS Officer II 

            Job Opportunities

              Job Opportunities
              Announcement #  Job Title Closing Date Details
              1475 Fingerprint/Records Examiner I
              (RCCD - Carson City)

              05/17/21 Fingerprint/Records Examiner I
              1393 Parole Hearings Examiner I
              (Parole Board - Carson City)
              05/17/21 Parole Hearings Examiner I
                Equipment Mechanic IV
              (NHP - Reno)
              05/18/21 Equipment Mechanic IV
              1326 Accounting Assistant III
              (DO - Carson City)
              05/19/21 Accounting Assistant III
              1312 Communications Systems Manager
               (DEM - Carson City)
              05/25/21 Communications Systems Manager
                Public Safety Dispatcher I
               (RCCD - L.V.)
              05/25/21 Public Safety Dispatcher I
              1316 Program Officer I
               (NHP - Elko)
              05/25/21 Program Officer I
              1649 Parole/Probation Specialist III
              (NPP - Carson City)
              05/26/21 Parole/Probation Specialist III
              1338 Public Safety 
              Dispatcher I
              (RCCD - Carson City)
              05/28/21 Public Safety Dispatcher I
              1006 IT Professional III
              (Office of Cyber Defense)
              Until Recruitment Needs Are Satisfied IT Professional III