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May 28, 2019 at 12:38 am

Lateral Police Officer Testing

The Sparks Police Department is currently accepting applications for Lateral Police Officers. We are establishing a list of eligible candidates for immediate and future vacancies. Applicants must hold a current Nevada category 1 P.O.S.T. certificate, or a category 1 P.O.S.T. certificate from any other state that has reciprocity with Nevada. Applicants must also have been employed as a Police Officer within the past two years.


Applicants must have all the following qualifications to be invited to the testing process.


High School Diploma or equivalent


Possession of a Nevada P.O.S.T. Category 1 Certificate, an out-of-state P.O.S.T. Category 1 Certificate which has reciprocity from Nevada; OR Successfully Passed a Nevada P.O.S.T Category 1 Academy in the last 18 months


Applicants must successfully complete a written test, physical agility test, extensive background investigation, medical examination, polygraph examination and psychological evaluation.


The next testing date will be held on June 22, 2019. To qualify for this testing date, applicants must have their completed application submitted by June 16, 2019. Use the following link to see the official job posting and application: http://cityofsparks.us/resources/resource/online-jobs-page/ and click on "Police Officer — POST"


If you like a sample copy of the written exam, contact the City of Sparks Human Resource office at hr@cityofsparks.us or 775-353-2345.



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