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 Major Parole & Probation Reno & Las Vegas 05/26/22 DPS Major
            10751 Parole & Probation Specialist II Parole & Probation Las Vegas 05/26/22 Parole & Probation Specialist II
            10750 Parole & Probation Specialist III Parole & Probation Las Vegas 05/26/22 Parole & Probation Specialist III
              Sergeant Office of Professional Responsibility Carson City 05/27/22 Sergeant
              DPS Captain Highway Patrol Elko 06/03/22 DPS Captain
            10792 Program Officer II RCCD Carson City 06/03/22 Program Officer II

            Job Opportunities

              Statewide Promotional Recruitment/Open Competitive Recruitment

              Job Opportunities
              Announcement #   Position Title  Division Area  Closing Date Details
              10895 Parole & Probation Specialist II Parole & Probation Las Vegas 05/24/22 Parole & Probation Specialist II
              8010 Admin Assistant III Investigations
              (Safe Voice)
              Carson City 05/31/22 Admin Assistant III
              10781 Management Analyst I- (underfill for MA2) OTS Carson City 06/03/22 Management Analyst I
              9883 Personnel Analyst II- Recruiter Human Resources Carson City Until Needs are Satisfied Personnel Analyst II- Recruiter
              9885 Personnel Analyst I- Recruiter Human Resources Carson City Until Needs are Satisfied Personnel Analyst I- Recruiter
              1006 IT Professional III Office of Cyber Defense Coordination Carson City Until Needs are Satisfied IT Professional III 
              4590 Personnel Officer II Director's Office Carson City Until Needs are Satisfied Personnel Officer II
              8008 Equipment Mechanic II Highway Patrol Elko 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