Clark County, Nevada is recruiting two talented and accomplished candidates to serve as Deputy County Managers (DCMs). Clark County has a fiscal year general fund budget of $1.65 billion and a total budget for FY2022 of $9.4 billion. Under the direction of the County Manager, the DCMs are responsible for coordination and provision of staff and programmatic support to the County Manager and the Board of Commissioners. Each DCM is assigned a portfolio of responsibilities that include providing policy oversight and organizational leadership for specified County departments. The first DCM portfolio of responsibilities includes oversight of business and development-related departments, such as Environment and Sustainability, Business License, Comprehensive Planning, Building, Parks and Recreation, Real Property Management, Fire, and Public Works. Additionally, this DCM is the County Manager’s representative to the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada, Regional Flood Control District, the Southern Nevada Health District, Las Vegas Valley Water District/Southern Nevada Water Authority, and the Water Reclamation District. The second DCM portfolio of responsibilities includes oversight of direct reports and liaison duties for the departments of Juvenile Justice and Detention services, Public Guardian, Coroner/Medical Examiner, Public Administrator, Special Public Defender, District Attorney’s Office, Office of Appointed Counsel, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Citizens Review Board, and coordination with the County’s Judicial Departments, Law Library, and Constables.
Requires a Master’s degree in public or business administration or field related to the work. A bachelor’s degree in appropriate field and additional related senior level management experience that provides the skills and knowledge necessary to perform all aspects of the position may be considered in lieu of the advanced degree. Significant management experience in a major public agency setting is required. Experience in working with an elected Board or Council is highly desirable.
The salary range for the Deputy County Manager positions is from $170,830 to $264,846 annually (there is no state income tax in Nevada). Placement within the salary range is determined by candidate’s qualifications and experience as deemed appropriate by County Management. The County also offers an excellent benefits package including Nevada State Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).