Police Officer I

Las Vegas, NV
Office of Public Safety

$25.50 – $39.33 Hourly

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.

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.


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:

  1. Is a citizen of the United States.
  2. Is at least 21 years of age at the time of appointment.