NORTH LAS VEGAS POLICE DEPARTMENT-OFFICER
2332 LAS VEGAS BLVD., SUITE 200
NORTH LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 89030
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Updated: July 12, 2021
Classification: Entry Level Police Officer
The City of North Las Vegas is hiring for entry-level Police Officer. Testing on NTN will be open continuously until further notice. Testing results will be pulled periodically by the City as vacancies occur.
Candidates who have completed the PHQ and NTN entry-level testing may be invited to continue in the selection process.
Once you have successfully completed and passed your NTN exam, please make sure you complete your Personal History Questionnaire (PHQ) on the NTN website. Once that is complete, please contact NLVPD Recruiting at (702) 633-2255.Physical abilities testing is required and will be administered by the North Las Vegas Police Department by appointment only.
Although there have been recent changes to laws regarding the legal possession and consumption of Marijuana, the North Las Vegas Police Department will continue to adhere to its professional standards and guidelines as it relates to recent and continuous use of the drug.
Salary Information: $53,380 - $91,812
Benefit Information: The City's comprehensive benefit package includes:
North Las Vegas is a member of the Public Employee Retirement System (PERS) and the City pays 100% of the employee's contribution to the PERS retirement plan. As a result, employees do not pay any Social Security tax but do have a Medicare deduction. The State of Nevada does not have a state income tax.
Department Information: The North Las Vegas Police Department's mission is to encourage and engage the community to work as one in order to provide a safe, secure, and enjoyable community. This is accomplished by protecting lives and property; maintaining social order by enforcing federal, state, and local laws; working in a collaborative effort with the community to identify problems and disorder; and involving the community in the search for solutions.
The Police Department is committed to having a positive impact in the City of North Las Vegas by reducing crime, reducing the fear of crime and enhancing the quality of life in the community.
The Department has three commands, which are divided in seventeen divisions. The Department is staffed by a total of 416 full time employees (310 Commissioned Police and 106 Civilians).
City Information: The City of North Las Vegas is a full-service municipality, providing recreational amenities, police and fire protection and water service. It operates under a Council-Manager form of government, comprised of a Mayor and four Council members.
The City of North Las Vegas stretches across the northern rim of Las Vegas Valley. The City, which was incorporated in 1946, encompasses 101.4 square-miles within Clark County in Southern Nevada. Since 2000, the City's population has grown by 91.3 percent, making it home to about 249,180 residents as of the 2017 census. North Las Vegas is the third-largest city in Nevada. The City embraces its' diversity, living up to its' motto of being "Your Community of Choice."
Age: Applicant may be 20 years of age at time of submitting Application and Testing, but must be 21 years of age or older at time of hire.
US Citizen: Yes
High School Grad/GED: Yes
Valid NEVADA State Driver's License: Yes
Ability to Read/Speak English: Yes
Specific Disqualifiers/Behaviors: Felony, Criminal Activity Disqualifiers
In addition, the ideal candidate must have the ability to:
Selection Process: Candidates must achieve 70% or higher on each section of the exam in order to be considered to proceed in the recruitment process. Achieving 70% or higher on each section of the exam does not guarantee an invitation to the physical fitness examination.
Employment is contingent upon successful completion a video examination, physical agility examination, command staff review, a medical examination (including drug screen) with an agency selected by the City, a polygraph/CVSA examination, a thorough background investigation, including completion of a supplemental background packet as directed by the North Las Vegas Police Department and any other appropriate measures deemed necessary. Conditions of employment requires that the employee maintain proficiency in all areas as required by department standards and within department established time periods.