Iowa DPS hiring

Deadline: July 26, 2019

The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) will be opening the application window for the 43rd Basic Academy in search of the next Iowa State Patrol Trooper 1’sTrooper 2’s and the Division of Criminal Investigation Special Agents!

If you don’t see the postings right away, it is because they might not even be completed yet.  But please be patient and check back – they will be posted soon!!

What you have to do to apply:

Visit the DAS Jobs website at:

Watch for the postings that say:  Trooper 1, Trooper 2,  Special Agent 2.

There will be three (3) separate postings.  You MUST apply for each and every position you want separately.  If you want to be a Trooper 1 AND a Trooper 2,  you will need to apply for each position.  (2 applications)  If you want to apply for all 3 openings, you will need to complete 3 separate applications.  You will be able to save your information so you’ll only have to type it out once.

Click the “APPLY” button, complete your NeoGov application information on their website and follow all of the instructions very carefully!

I will be away from the office beginning today through at least next Friday.  If you should have any questions or concerns, please contact Lt. David Halverson at:

For further information about the selection process, visit the DPS website at:

Because you are receiving this even before some changes have been made to the DPS website, check back often to see the updates.