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
          2022-1056 DPS Officer I Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied  2022-1056
          2022-1057 DPS Officer II Until Recruitment Needs are Satisfied  2022-1057 

            Transfer and Departmental Promotional Opportunities for Current DPS Employees:

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            Transfer and Departmental Promotional Opportunities for Current DPS Employees:
              Announcement #           Position Title               Division             Area          Closing Date           Details     
              DPS Captain Statewide Las Vegas, Carson City, Reno & Elko 10/06/22 DPS Captain
              Admin Assistant IV Parole & Probation Carson City 10/07/22 Admin Assistant IV

            Job Opportunities

              Statewide Promotional Recruitment/Open Competitive Recruitment

              Job Opportunities
              Announcement #   Position Title  Division Area  Closing Date Details
              12975 Admin Assistant III RCCD Carson City 09/30/22 Admin Assistant III 
              13553 Business Process Analyst III RCCD Carson City 09/30/22 Business Process Analyst III
              13946 Admin Assistant II RCCD Carson City 10/03/22 Admin Assistant II 
              1006 IT Professional III Office of Cyber Defense Coordination Carson City Until Needs are Satisfied IT Professional III 
              13452 Equipment Mechanic II Highway Patrol Reno Until Needs are Satisfied Equipment Mechanic II 
              8807 Public Safety Dispatcher I RCCD Las Vegas Until Needs are Satisfied Public Safety Dispatcher I 
              7991 Public Safety Dispatcher I RCCD Carson City Until Needs are Satisfied Public Safety Dispatcher I 
              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
                Executive Assistant Director's Office- HQ Carson City Until Needs are Satisfied Executive Assistant