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Updated Dec 23, 2021

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  1. 5.0
    Former Employee

    Great place to work

    May 13, 2021 - Sworn Peace Officer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great teamwork and people to work with

    Cons

    Very high caseloads and some stress

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  2. 4.0
    Current Employee

    Salary

    Dec 23, 2021 - Administrative Assistant in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible, good environment, work life balance

    Cons

    Salary is low compared to other state/local government AA jobs

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  3. 3.0
    Current Employee

    State of Nevada compensation

    Oct 26, 2021 - Administrative Assistant II in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Work life balance is good. Choice of 4/10s or 5/8s as a schedule

    Cons

    Compensation not enough for workload

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  4. 3.0
    Current Employee, more than 10 years

    Secure employment

    Sep 12, 2021 - DPS Officer II in Reno, NV
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible schedule and a diverse dry of opportunities available

    Cons

    One of the lowest paid law enforcement positions in the state

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  5. 3.0
    Current Employee

    MA2 2021

    Sep 2, 2021 - MA2 in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommend
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    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great central location for an office

    Cons

    The work life balance does not exist here.

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  6. 2.0
    Former Employee

    Required reviews

    Jan 28, 2021 - Officer 
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Open schedule with flexibility for officers

    Cons

    Benefits and pay aren't transparent upon hiring

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  7. 1.0
    Current Employee, more than 5 years

    Do not work here

    Jan 3, 2021 - Correctional Officer in Raleigh, NC
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Job security Easy to get hired

    Cons

    DPS does not know how to treat employees Supervisors do not know how to talk to employees Long hours Have to work work over 220 hours for a decent check a month

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  8. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 10 years

    NDI

    May 17, 2020 - Police Sergeant in Carson City, NV
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Flexible and proactive narcotic investigations

    Cons

    lack of leadership at the top

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  9. 4.0
    Former Employee, more than 1 year

    Loved this place but PERS & medical killed take home pay.

    Feb 21, 2020 - Parole and Probation Specialist III in Las Vegas, NV
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Great culture, excellent vacation, plenty of paid holidays, flexible work schedule, awesome managers, fun environment

    Cons

    Extremely high mandatory PERS (14% after taxes when I was there & it went up after I left) & medical insurance was so expensive I declined coverage because I would not e able to my bills.

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  10. 3.0
    Former Employee, more than 8 years

    Typical Public Sector Employer

    Mar 1, 2016 - Administrative Assistant - Evidence Tech in Spring Creek, NV
    Recommend
    CEO Approval
    Business Outlook

    Pros

    Good benefits and clear job guidelines.

    Cons

    Raises subject to health of state economy.

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26% of Department of Public Safety, Nevada employees would recommend working there to a friend based on Glassdoor reviews. Employees also rated Department of Public Safety, Nevada 2.9 out of 5 for work life balance, 2.2 for culture and values and 2.8 for career opportunities.

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