Douglas County Seeking Applications For Clerk/Treasurer

by Melissa Blosser, Douglas County Community Relations    

Douglas County Seeking Clerk/Treasurer Applicants


MINDEN, Nev., November 13, 2014 – Douglas County is currently seeking applications for Clerk/Treasurer in anticipation of a resignation for the term beginning January 5, 2015. The recruitment and selection will be led by the Douglas County Manager with input from a Citizen Advisory Committee.


The Douglas County Clerk/Treasurer is an elected office that manages various County services including elections, Tahoe DMV, marriage licenses, treasury, and several others. The elected Clerk/Treasurer manages two large offices and the personnel who perform services in support of these functions.


QUALIFICATIONS: NRS 245.170 requires that an appointee to the position of County Clerk:

•           Reside within Douglas County; and

•           Have the ability to vote in Douglas County (is currently registered to vote).


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The term of office for an elected Clerk/Treasurer is four (4) years. However, an appointee can only fill an elected office until the next ensuing biennial election, which will be 2016 for a term beginning January 2, 2017.


Desired qualifications include 3-5 years of professional experience in treasury management including custody of public funds, property tax management, public funds investment portfolio management, and supervisory experience.


To see a more detailed description and qualifications for this position please visit and click on Job Opportunities.  Applications for the position must be submitted on this site and will be accepted until November 26, 2014 at 4pm.


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