• Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Mar 27, 2024
Full Time Public Safety
  • Salary: $26.22 - $40.44 Hourly USD

Job Description


The Clark County Office of Public Safety is seeking qualified candidates to fill vacancies for the position of Office of Public Safety Police Officer I. This position requires a Nevada State Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Category I Certificate or the completion of a certified Nevada Police Academy Category I training program at time of application.

This entry level class is characterized by immediate responsibility for preservation of County property, security and enforcement of Nevada statutes, County ordinances, and rules and regulations. Under general supervision the incumbent will participate in field training and an evaluation program, patrol County parks and other County facilities, assist the public, make arrests, control crime, prevent or detect violations of law, and enforce state and local laws.

This is an open and continuous recruitment, interview and testing dates will vary depending on when the application was received and reviewed by Human Resources for meeting minimum qualifications.

Human Resources reserves the right to call only the most qualified applicants to the hiring interview.


Education and Experience: Equivalent to graduation from high school.
Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the “Education” and “Work Experience” sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Working Conditions:

Must carry a firearm and meet and maintain applicable certification. Must work for extended periods of time outdoors and in potentially life-threatening situations.

Licensing/Certification and other Requirements: Must possess and maintain a valid Nevada State Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) Category I Certification or have completed a certified Nevada Peace Academy Category I training program at time of application. Must be capable of passing Nevada P.O.S.T. Category I State Physical Fitness Examination as defined by NAC 289.205. Must meet the minimum standards for appointment as defined in NAC 289.110. Must possess a valid Nevada Class C driver's license at time of appointment.

In addition to the minimum requirements, per Nevada P.O.S.T. (NAC 289.110), no person may be appointed to perform the duties of a peace officer unless he or she:
Is a citizen of the United States.Is at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment.
For the full listing of NAC.289.110 minimum requirements, visit:

Nevada Police Academy Graduates: Within 16 weeks of date of hire, must pass the Nevada P.O.S.T. Category I Physical Fitness Examination. Within one year of hire must pass the Nevada P.O.S.T. Proficiency Examination, administered by Nevada P.O.S.T.

Out-of-State Candidates: Applicants with P.O.S.T. certifications outside the State of Nevada must provide documentation at time of application proving their certification meets Nevada P.O.S.T. Category I standards. Within one year of hire must complete requirements and receive Nevada P.O.S.T. Category I Certification. For information on Nevada P.O.S.T reciprocity requirements visit: .

Failure to complete required training or receive required certification shall be proper cause for termination.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. The background investigation may include a psychological and polygraph evaluation. Periodic background investigations may be conducted.

Medical Examination: Employment is contingent upon the results of a physical examination performed by our examining physician.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.


Provides information and appropriate assistance concerning County programs and facilities; explains and interprets County rules and regulations, County ordinances, state statutes, etc.; l provides reports as required to supervisor's office; patrols parks and other County facilities for the purpose of assisting the public, making arrests or issuing citations for major violations on foot and by vehicle, controlling crime, preventing or detecting violations of law, and enforcing state and local laws; performs investigative duties regarding complaints and incidents; assists other law enforcement agencies when necessary; provides crowd and traffic control coverage at special events and assigned activities; assists and provides appropriate first aid and CPR; writes detailed reports on all accidents, arrest reports, other necessary reports; testifies in court when necessary; transports and books arrested persons; responds to emergencies at park locations and County facilities as necessary; drives a County vehicle to transport persons, travel to various locations, respond to emergency situations, and conduct law enforcement duties; uses standard office equipment, including a computer, in the course of the work; performs other similar and related duties as required.


Mobility to work in a public safety setting, including traverse difficult terrain, stamina to stand, walk and/or run for extended period of time, and strength to physically restrain, arrest and /or eject individuals; occasionally lift and carry up to 100 pounds; vision to use standard office equipment and read printed materials including a computer screen; and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.

Come Make a Difference and Join the Clark County Family where we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes:
  • Flexible Schedules including 4/10 options
  • More Money in Your Pocket
    • 100% Employer Paid Defined Benefit Retirement
    • No Social Security Deduction
    • No State Income Taxes
Two Employer Sponsored Health Plans Offered - Choice of PPO or EPO (hybrid of HMO)
  • Medical - Employer pays 90% of premium
    • Pharmacy Benefits (30, 90-day retail or mail order fills)
    • 24/7 Telephone Advice Nurse - no employee cost
    • Teledoc, Doctoroo, and Dispatch Health
Retiree insurance - eligible after 5 years of service Dental Vision Life Insurance - Employer Paid AD&D - Employer Paid Long Term Disability - Employer Paid Generous Leave Accruals that include:
  • 13Paid Holidays includinga Floating Birthday Holiday
  • Paid Vacation Leave
  • Paid Sick Leave
  • Holiday Leave
Other leave options
  • Catastrophic Leave
  • Parental Leave - Up to 90 days
Wide Variety of Voluntary Benefits that include
  • Guardian - Accident, Cancer, Critical Illness, Hospital Indemnity, and Short-Term Disability Insurance.
  • Trustmark - Permanent Life Insurance benefits and long-term care.
  • Sunlife Financial - Basic and Voluntary Life Insurance, AD&D, and long-term disability insurance
  • TASC - Flexible Spending Account - FSA & Dependent Day Care Debit Card Available
  • Morgan Stanley - Deferred Compensation Plan
Employee Assistance Program Onsite Fitness Center - $12/month*Benefits vary and are subject to change depending on assignment, hiring organization and bargaining unit.

Closing Date/Time: Continuous

Job Address

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