Nevada Department of Public Safety to hold hiring event in Reno

The Fernley Reporter

The Nevada Department of Public Safety (DPS) will hold a hiring event in Reno for candidates seeking a career in law enforcement and public safety.

Approximately 80 positions are open statewide within the Nevada DPS with the Nevada Highway Patrol (NHP), Parole and Probation Division, and Capitol Police. The first 30 candidates who reserve a spot and pass the physical fitness test will be interviewed at the hiring event. All other candidates will be able to schedule an interview date.

Qualification criteria


To reserve a spot:

Contact Kara Carmonne 775-684-4475

Complete a State Online job application for DPS Officer I or II prior to the event.

Hiring Event Details:

Date: September 22, 2018, Saturday

Time: 7:30 a.m.

Location: Regional Public Safety Training Center

5190 Spectrum Blvd. Reno, Nevada 89512


  • Arrive in workout attire
  • Be prepared for the Physical Fitness Test
  • Bring: A Government issued photo I.D.
  • Birth certificate – original or certified copy and a photo copy
  • Resume
  • DD214 for candidates who have military experience
  • Water

Physical Testing Requirements

  • 11.5″ vertical jump
  • 24 sit-ups in 1 minute or less
  • 18 push-ups, no time limit
  • 300 meter run in 82 seconds or less
  • 1.5 Mile run in 20:20 or less
  • Agility run in 23.4 seconds

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