Deputy Administrator

  • State of Nevada
  • Carson City, Nevada
  • Aug 15, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management

Job Description

Announcement Number: 1472631043

Steve Sisolak

Laura E. Freed

Matthew Tuma
Deputy Director

Ward D. Patrick, PE
Carson City Office:
515 East Musser Street,
Suite 102
Carson City, Nevada 89701
Phone: (775) 684-4141
Building & Grounds
Phone: (775) 684-1800
Las Vegas Office:
2300 McLeod Street
Las Vegas, Nevada 89104
Phone: (702) 486-5115
Buildings & Grounds
Phone: (702) 486-4300
Posted - June 18, 2021
The Department of Administration, Public Works Division is seeking qualified applicants for the position of
Deputy Administrator, Buildings and Grounds, State Public Works Division. This is an unclassified full-time
position within Nevada State Government.
Recruitment Open To:
This is an open competitive recruitment, open to all qualified applicants. Resumes will be accepted on a first come,
first served basis until the position is filled. Hiring may occur at any time. This position is appointed by and serves
at the pleasure of the Administrator of the State Public Works Division.

The responsibility of the State Public Works Division is to provide well planned, efficient, and safe facilities to
state agencies, so they can effectively administer their programs.

APPROXIMATE Annual Salary:
Up to $120,977 annually, plus benefits * (Salary range reflects retirement (PERS) contributions by both the
employee and employer. An employer paid contribution plan is also available with a reduced gross salary.)
The State benefits package includes a retirement system, paid health, vision, dental, life and disability insurance;
11 paid holidays, and paid sick and annual leave. Other employee paid benefits such as deferred compensation plans
are available.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: Under general supervision of the SPWD Administrator, the Deputy Administrator
fulfills the Division's business needs, now and in the future. The ideal candidate is a confident leader with a proven
track record for effecting change; The Deputy Administrator of Buildings and Grounds (B&G) will oversee the
development of goals, objectives, policies, procedures, internal controls, and work performance standards for
Buildings and Grounds, Leasing Services and Marlette Lake Water System. The Deputy Administrator ensures
established goals and objectives for each of these work units is met.
Directs and controls the resources, services, and operations of the B&G, Leasing Services, and Marlette Lake
sections, with a combined total of 63 employees and an annual budget of over $20 million.
A vital part of the management and operations is to ensure that Buildings and Grounds Section stays in compliance
with NRS 331, NRS 338 and NRS 333 for the operations and contract management.
• Manage and oversee budgets, while adhering to NRS, NAC, SAM, and policies and procedures with
signature authority and plan, organize and direct personnel and agency resources with significant impact on
departmental budgets. Delegate budgets to adhere to budget constraints; maintain records and justify
expenditures. Assist with preparation of the Section's biennial budget and administer expenditures to ensure
Section's compliance with approved budgets. Ensure all projects are completed within the biennium they are
funded and within budget.
• Devise and implement one cohesive safety program, Safety Policy and Procedures shall be developed
utilizing policies and guidelines of Buildings and Grounds, OSHA, Risk Management, the Fire Marshal's
Office and Worker's Compensation. Safety program shall be kept proactive and kept up to date and relevant
with changing policy and procedures.
• All work performed by B&G shall meet or exceed all applicable fire, ADA, and International Building Code
per NRS 341.
• The incumbent oversees statewide facility management, solving issues/problems involved in maintaining
buildings, facilities and equipment.
• Manage agency charge backs and create comprehensive cost estimating proposals.
• Utilizes project management and analytical techniques to resolve operational issues in order to increase
efficiency and productivity. Identify opportunities for improvement.
• Responsible for overseeing efforts in providing proper scope of work and specifications in a timely manner,
in order to obtain vendor services that will meet project goals.
• Have detailed knowledge of principles and practices associated with the construction, maintenance and
repair of buildings and grounds, and materials and equipment.
• Work with Facility Management to devise and implement a maintenance and preventative maintenance
• Oversee the work of statewide subordinate staff in the preparation, review and performance of new
construction, equipment installation and major remodels. All construction, repairs, replacements,
modifications, maintenance and assembly work are properly planned, budgeted, scheduled and approved by
the appropriate entities.
• Will participate with State Public Works Division Professional Services Section on Capital Improvement
Project (CIP) planning phases, and will attend meetings, help with the coordination and with job site
inspections during the course of all CIP projects.
• Leasing Services: The incumbent will oversee the Leasing Services unit to ensure compliance with NRS
331.110. Leasing services section works to house agencies in state-owned building space, if space is not
available, the Division's Leasing Services Section will place the agency in leased space.
• Marlette Lake Water System (MLWS): The incumbent will manage budget authority of $1.5 million for
Marlette Lake Water System. Delegate budgets to adhere to budget constraints; maintain records and justify
expenditures. Assist with preparation of the Section's biennial budget and administer expenditures to ensure
Section's compliance with approved budgets. Incumbent works with MLWS staff to preserve and protect
local water sources, provide adequate supplies of water to the areas served, maintain the system in a condition
sufficient to ensure dependable supplies of water-to-water customers, and sell water under equitable and
fiscally sound contractual arrangements. This system is funded from water sales to Carson City and Storey
County. Statutory Authority: NRS 331.160.

The applicant must have the following core competencies: 1) 5 years of facilities management, 2) 5 years of work
as a four year degreed engineer or architect with public or commercial facilities operation and maintenance, or 3)
5 years in management, logistics and human resources.

A pre-employment criminal history background check and fingerprinting are required. Persons offered
employment in this position may be required to pay for these items.

It is desired to attract candidates who have additional core competencies that include human resources, logistics
for building operations, contract management, customer service, real estate and business skills.

Position Location: Carson City, Nevada
(All letters of interest and resumes will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. Hiring may occur at any time
during the recruitment process.)


The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its
employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability,
sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information
(GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

Closing Date/Time: Until recruitment needs are satisfied

Job Address

Carson City, Nevada United States View Map