County Manager

  • Douglas County, NV
  • Minden, Nevada
  • Jul 09, 2018
Full Time Administration and Management Executive
  • Salary: $168,000 to $235,000 Annually
  • Apply By: Aug 06, 2018


Douglas County is the fifth most populated county in Nevada with approximately 48,000 residents and seasonal populations that can exceed 65,000 due to its proximity to Reno, Carson City (state capital) and northern California. Douglas County is governed by a five-member elected Board of Commissioners. The County is comprised of ten functional areas – General Government, Judicial, Public Safety, Public Works, Sanitation, Health, Welfare, Cultural and Recreation, Community Support, and Utilities.

The County is currently recruiting for a highly-qualified, motivated, visionary leader with solid leadership, organizational, and financial skills to fill the role of County Manager.  The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business administration, or a related field, and a minimum of eight (8) years management experience leading a diverse organization, including working with the public and/or citizen’s organizations; or an equivalent combination of experience and education.  Experience with economic development/vitality, financing, governmental budgeting, and working with other various agencies is desirable.

Salary: $168,000 to $235,000 annually DOE, PERS retirement, plus benefits. 

This position is at-will and serves at the pleasure of the Board of County Commissioners.  The recruitment is a public process according to the provisions of Nevada Open Meeting Law (NRS 241).  Individual notifications will be made to applicants before names are released to the public.  Key dates planned include: panel interviews August 31, 2018, and interviews before the Board of County Commissioners between September 17 and October 12, 2018.  The successful candidate will engage in salary negotiations with legal counsel, which are subject to approval by the Board of County Commissioners.

Douglas County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. 

Job Description

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