POST Employment Opportunities

Peace Officer Standards and Training agencies and academies provide challenging opportunities for professional, managerial and administrative employment. POST agencies throughout the United States offer competitive salary, government job benefits, career advancement and an unparalleled opportunity to serve as part of a team committed to improving the quality of law enforcement and the safety and effectiveness of peace officers.

Training Division, Training Specialist

Duties: Include but not limited to the following: Supervise basic law enforcement cadets during a Category I/II/III residential academy, develop and evaluate lesson plans and curriculum that address NAC mandates for Nevada peace officers, develop and schedule instruction and instructors for the basic course, supervise and evaluate instructors for content and performance, coordinate and schedule training areas and training resources, develop and instruct specialized and advanced courses that enhance the basic curriculum, and communicate effectively both written and orally. Develop and instruct specialized and advanced courses relevant to professional development, management and supervision. Research and make recommendations regarding current and potential trends related to law enforcement training, curriculum and needs. Direct and participate in physical training several times a week.

 Qualifications: Prior successful employment as a full time peace officer equivalent to a Nevada Category I officer with diverse assignments while working as a peace officer to include patrol, investigations, training and supervision. A bachelor’s degree in a criminal justice related field. The successful applicant must have an in-depth understanding and experience of adult learning theory and principles. Applicants should have experience teaching law enforcement related subjects. Applicants must have excellent organizational skills, demonstrate leadership, and possess knowledge of the latest versions of MS Word, Excel and the internet. The ideal candidate would demonstrate at least 10 years of law enforcement experience to include assignments in patrol, investigations, and training areas with experience as a field training officer, sergeant or above. A combination of experience, training and education may be used in lieu of above that demonstrate the necessary qualifications. Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment background check.


Agency:  Nevada POST-Training Division
Location:  Carson City, Nevada
Salary/Range:  PERS Employee/Employer Paid: $72,663.00 PERS Employer Paid: $63,739.00
How to Apply:  

Resumes: Resumes may be mailed, faxed or emailed to the attention of:

Kathy Floyd, Executive Assistant

5587 Wa Pai Shone Avenue

Carson City, Nevada 89701

FAX: 775 687-4911


Application Deadline:  12/15/2016
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