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     
              Parole & Probation Specialist III Parole & Probation Carson City 12/07/21 Parole & Probation Specialist III
            5510 Admin Assistant IV Highway Patrol Carson City 12/07/21 Admin Assistant IV
            4754 Admin Assistant II Parole & Probation Reno 12/07/21 Admin Assistant II
              Admin Assistant II RCCD
            (Sex Offender Registry)
            Carson City 12/15/21 Admin Assistant II
              DPS Officer II Parole & Probation Ely 12/17/21 DPS Officer II
              Admin Assistant III RCCD
            (Criminal Records)
            Carson City 12/17/21 Admin Assistant III
            5648 DPS Lieutenant All Statewide 1/2/22 DPS Lieutenant
            5669 DPS Sergeant All Statewide 1/10/22 DPS Sergeant 

            Job Opportunities

              Statewide Promotional Recruitment/Open Competitive Recruitment

              Job Opportunities
              Announcement #   Position Title  Division Area  Closing Date Details
              6322 Budget Analyst II Director's Office Carson City 12/08/21 Budget Analyst II
              6301 Admin Assistant III Investigations Carson City 12/20/21 Admin Assistant III
              4984 Public Safety Dispatcher Records, Communications & Compliance Las Vegas 12/31/21 Public Safety Dispatcher
              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
              5850 Education & Information Officer Office of Traffic Safety Carson City Until Needs are Satisfied Education & Information Officer