Division Administrator, Taxicab Authority

  • State of Nevada
  • Las Vegas, Nevada
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Administration and Management

Job Description

Announcement Number: 1108254080

STEVE SISOLAK
Governor
STATE OF NEVADA
TERRY REYNOLDS
Director
DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY
OFFICE OF THE DIRECTOR

UNCLASSIFIED JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
Posted - September 2, 2021
DIVISION ADMINISTRATOR, TAXICAB AUTHORITY
The Nevada Taxicab Authority is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Administrator.
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. This is a full-time position
that is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Director of the Department of Business and
Industry.
AGENCY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Taxicab Authority (TA) is responsible for regulating the taxicab industry in counties whose
population is 700,000 or more. The mission of the TA is to provide for the safety, comfort, and
convenience of the taxicab users through the regulation of the taxicab industry in Clark County,
including issuing and transferring Certificates of Public Convenience and necessity to and
between taxicab companies; determining the number of taxicabs authorized per certificated
company; issuing, suspending and revoking drivers' permits; determining the safety, mechanical
operation, and comfort standards of taxicabs; determining the fares to be charged; and conducting
criminal investigations in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies.
APPROXIMATE Annual Salary:
Up To $128,613 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.
BENEFITS:
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 DESPCRIPTION:
The Division Administrator for the Taxicab Authority (TA) is the executive responsible for
managing and leading the division pursuant to Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 706.881 to 706.885.
The Division Administrator works closely with the Taxicab Authority Board and coordinates the
activities of the TA's staff on matters coming before the Board. The Division Administrator ensures
Carson City: 1830 College Parkway, Suite 100 Carson City, Nevada 89706 - Telephone (775) 684-2999 - Fax (775) 684-2998
Las Vegas: 3300 W. Sahara Avenue, Suite 425 Las Vegas, Nevada 89102 - Telephone (702) 486-2750 - Fax (702) 486-2758
www.business.nv.gov

the TA's staff represents, testifies, and presents evidence for administrative hearings of persons
cited for rules infractions. The Division Administrator acts as a liaison for the State to the taxicab
industry relative to TA statutes, regulations, and enforcement issues. The Division Administrator
is responsible for developing and administering the division budget and is responsible for ensuring
that all human resources issues are managed in accordance with State of Nevada personnel
regulations and federal employment laws. The Division Administrator provides
recommendations, support, and assistance to the Board on matters involving Nevada statutes
and regulations affecting the provision of passenger and property transportation service to the
public.
TO QUALIFY:
Education and Experience (Please ensure this is reflected in your resume):
- Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor's degree;
- A minimum of five years of management experience as described in the position
description;
- Experience with governmental agencies;
- Experience in supervision of law enforcement personnel;
- Experience and/or understanding of the complexities of moving high volumes of people
with various modes of transportation;
- A familiarity with transportation technology systems is desired.
The ideal candidate will possess:
- Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations; of business and management
principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and leadership techniques;
of accounting, budgeting and financial principles; and of the principles and practices of
public administration, management and personnel.
- The ability to direct and organize program activities; to establish program goals and
objectives that support the strategic plan; to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and
implement agency policies and procedures; to prepare concise reports; to make
presentations and testify at hearings; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and
supervise the work of others.
- A zest for effecting change and developing and managing a forward looking workforce.
- The ability to evaluate situations and design creative and comprehensive solutions.
- The drive to establish and achieve goals and objectives in an expedient manner.
- The ability to motivate and empower staff to be leaders and driven to make a positive
difference.
Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment fingerprint,
criminal history check, a background investigation and pre-employment screening for controlled
substances.
APPLICATION:
Please submit a detailed resume that includes a description of your experience with the following:
- Transportation Technology
Carson City: 1830 College Parkway, Suite 100 Carson City, Nevada 89706 - Telephone (775) 684-2999 - Fax (775) 684-2998
Las Vegas: 3300 W. Sahara Avenue, Suite 425 Las Vegas, Nevada 89102 - Telephone (702) 486-2750 - Fax (702) 486-2758
www.business.nv.gov

- Law Enforcement Supervision
- Personnel/Human Resources
- Employee Management
- Fiscal Analysis and Budget Development
- Program Development and Oversight
- Legislative and Regulatory Experience
- Written and Oral Communication Skills, including Report Presentation and Oral
Presentations
Position Location: Las Vegas, Nevada
Please NOTE: in accordance with the Nevada Open Meeting Law, your submittal and associated
reference checks will be available for the public to review and all interviews conducted by
the Nevada Taxicab Authority Board will be held in an open public meeting.
Pursuant to NRS 706.882 the Director of the Department of Business and Industry shall
appoint a Taxicab Administrator from a list of three names submitted to the Director by the
Taxicab Authority Board.
SUBMIT LETTERS OF INTEREST, RESUMES, LIST OF REFERENCES, AND
DIRECT INQUIRIES TO:
TReynolds@business.nv.gov
OR
Department of Business and Industry
Attn: Terry Reynolds
1830 College Parkway, Suite 200
Carson City, NV 89706
In the subject line, please reference: Division Administrator, Taxicab Authority
In your cover letter, please indicate how you heard about this position. If you heard about
this position through a website, please verify which website.
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.
Carson City: 1830 College Parkway, Suite 100 Carson City, Nevada 89706 - Telephone (775) 684-2999 - Fax (775) 684-2998
Las Vegas: 3300 W. Sahara Avenue, Suite 425 Las Vegas, Nevada 89102 - Telephone (702) 486-2750 - Fax (702) 486-2758
www.business.nv.gov

Closing Date/Time: Until recruitment needs are satisfied

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