The Nye County Sheriff's Office accepts applications and maintains a hiring list for the following positions:  

Deputy Sheriff (Patrol), Deputy Sheriff (Detention), Dispatcher.

Nye County job descriptions can be located here



Dear Applicant,

Thank you for your interest in employment with the Nye County Sheriff's Office.  We would like to take this opportunity to explain our recruitment process and answer some frequently asked questions.

Applications are accepted continuously for Deputy Sheriff and Dispatcher positions and will be maintained for twelve months.  Testing will be done throughout the year and applicants will be notified of testing.  Please ensure your contact information is accurate on the application with the Nye County Sheriff's Office so you do not miss the notification from our agency for testing.  

A clear photocopy of the application is acceptable or a clear scanned copy may be e-mailed to or faxed to 775-751-6309.  Please be advised that Nye County Human Resources nor the Nye County Sheriff's Office will make photocopies for applicants.

Resumes are not accepted in lieu of applications.  However, applicants may attach a resume to their completed application.

Applications and ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTATION must be received by our office.  Please be advised that no exceptions will be made.  After such time as you are advised the background packet will be sent to you and must be completed and submitted to your background investigator.  

Nye County is an Equal Opportunity Employer, applicants requesting accommodation under the ADA should contact Human Resources at 775-751-6301.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office.  Once again thank you for your interest in employment with the Nye County Sheriff's Office.​