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.

          Southern Region (Las Vegas)

          Job Opportunities
          Announcement #   Position Title  Division Area  Closing Date Details
          14848 DPS Officer I- Underfill (nv.gov) NHP/NPP/Capitol Police Las Vegas TBD DPS Officer I 
          14908 DPS Officer II (nv.gov) NHP/NPP/Capitol Police Las Vegas TBD DPS Officer II

            

            Northern Region (Carson City / Reno)

            Job Opportunities
            Announcement #   Position Title  Division Area  Closing Date Details
            15222 DPS Officer I NHP/NPP/Capitol Police Carson City/Reno TBD DPS Officer I 
            15223 DPS Officer II NHP/NPP/Capitol Police Carson City/Reno TBD DPS Officer II

              

              Transfer and Departmental Promotional Opportunities for Current DPS Employees:

               

                Announcement #      Position Title       Division         Area       Closing Date       Details     
                Parole & Probation Specialist II Parole & Probation Las Vegas 02/03/23 Parole & Probation Specialist II
                DPS Officer II Capitol Police Las Vegas 02/06/23 DPS Officer II
                DPS Lieutenant Highway Patrol Carson City 02/07/23 DPS Lieutenant
                DPS Lieutenant Training Carson City 02/07/23 DPS Lieutenant
                DPS Lieutenant       Highway Patrol (Commercial/MCSAP) Carson City 02/13/23 DPS Lieutenant
                Admin Assistant III Parole & Probation Carson City 02/13/23 Admin Assistant III
              16889 Parole & Probation Specialist II Nevada Highway Patrol Las Vegas 02/16/23 Parole & Probation Specialist II
                DPS Lieutenant Investigation Division (NDI) Carson City 02/20/2023 DPS Lieutenant
                DPS Officer II Investigation Division Carson City 02/17/23 DPS Officer II

               

              Job Opportunities

                Statewide Promotional Recruitment/Open Competitive Recruitment

                Job Opportunities
                Announcement #   Position Title  Division Area  Closing Date Details
                16755 Admin Assistant III Highway Patrol Elko 02/06/23 Admin Assistant III
                16082 Admin Assistant III State Fire Marshal Carson City 02/07/23 Admin Assistant III
                16651 Professional Trainee Underfill Training Officer I Director's Office Carson City 02/07/23 Professional Trainee Underfill Training Officer I
                15993 Management Analyst II Highway Patrol Reno 02/09/23 Management Analyst II
                16754 Parole & Probation Specialist III Parole & Probation Reno 02/10/23 Parole & Probation Specialist III
                16841 Management Analyst II Parole & Probation Carson City 02/10/23 Management Analyst II
                16820 Admin Services Officer II Parole & Probation Carson City 02/13/23 Admin Services Officer II
                16843 Management Analyst I Investigations Carson City 02/13/23 Management Analyst I
                16776 Public Safety Dispatcher I RCCD Las Vegas 02/13/23 Public Safety Dispatcher I
                16778 Public Safety Dispatcher I RCCD Carson City 02/13/23 Public Safety Dispatcher I
                16883 Management Analyst I Parole & Probation Carson City 02/14/23 Management Analyst I
                16899 Parole & Probation Specialist III NPP Las Vegas 2/16/23 Parole & Probation Specialist III 
                17026 Management Analyst III RCCD Carson City 02/17/23 Management Analyst III
                14848 DPS Officer I NHP/NPP Capitol Police Las Vegas TBD DPS Officer I 
                15222 DPS Officer I NHP/NPP/Capitol Police Carson City/Reno TBD DPS Officer I 
                15223 DPS Officer II NHP/NPP/Capitol Police Carson City/Reno TBD DPS Officer II
                10484 Equal Employment Opportunity Officer Director's Office- HR Carson City Until Needs are Satisfied Equal Employment Opportunity Officer
                11241 Equal Employment Opportunity Officer Director's Office- HR Las Vegas Until Needs are Satisfied Equal Employment Opportunity Officer