Douglas County Nevada has a population of 48,000 and is nestled at the foothills of the scenic majestic Sierras. We are 20 minutes east of beautiful Lake Tahoe and one hour south of Reno, "The Biggest Little City in the World"! The County offers infinite recreational opportunities, excellent quality living with a safe community and friendly atmosphere. The County offers a generous benefits plan that includes state retirement (County paid PERS) and no state tax.
The County is currently seeking an effective leader, team-oriented, exceptional interpersonal skills that is highly motivated with (5) five years of public works operations experience at a management level. This position is responsible for planning, organizing and directing all phases of a major public works function which includes, as a minimum, administration, utility systems, roads, facilities, and fleet services.
The ideal candidate should have a Bachelor's degree in engineering, or a closely related field; OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; Nevada Registration as a Professional Engineer, or the ability to obtain Nevada Registrations within one year.
Apply no later than: Monday, July 2, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. For job description and to apply please visit www.douglascountynv.gov (775) 782-9860 EOE ADA
About Douglas County
Douglas County is a diverse community which includes three unincorporated towns. The unincorporated towns of Minden, Gardnerville, and Genoa are governed by their own separate elected advisory boards. Minden, the County seat, has a population of almost 3,000 people. With over 8,000 in population, the Minden/Gardnerville town core is reminiscent of Rockwell’s Americana. The major employers are in the fields of gaming and tourism, research and manufacturing, government and services. Douglas County offers the facilities and amenities of a metropolitan area, yet remains pleasantly rural with easy access to all services.
Douglas County is the fourth most populated county in Nevada with approximately 58,000 residents and seasonal populations that can exceed 65,000 due to its proximity to Reno, Carson City, and northern California.
Douglas County is a diverse community with a strong commitment to quality of life and environmental issues. Douglas County’s location within the state and being the home to a portion of Lake Tahoe, provides high visibility for business and tourism. The area also provides an excellent environment for cultural, recreational, and outdoor activities, includ...ing skiing, hunting, horseback riding, hiking, camping, soaring and other similar outdoor activities, as well as breathtaking scenic wonders, such as Lake Tahoe.