Essential and rewarding civilian opportunities are available in the Department of Public Safety. These positions will allow you to make positive contributions that assist with fulfilling the DPS mission, work in the law enforcement field and give back to your community.
Explore the options below to start an exciting career with the DPS!
How to Apply
Vacancies with the DPS are posted on the State of Iowa Careers website. Detailed information is provided on each position, including the salary range, location, closing date and point of contact. Click on apply and follow the instructions. It requires you to create an account if you do not have one.
Benefits and Retirement Information
Retirement Investors' Club (Deferred Compensation)
DPS is a Home Base Iowa Employer
DPS recognizes that the strong skill sets veterans acquire while in the military are of great value and highly transferable to both peace officer and civilian positions within the Department. Through Home Base Iowa, DPS is afforded the opportunity to connect with those veterans who want to make Iowa their home. Working together, Home Base Iowa and the DPS can make veteran's employment aspirations become a reality.
Why Relocate to Iowa?
The State of Iowa is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.