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Sparks Justice Court Recruits for New Justice of the Peace

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From Washoe County:

Due to the early retirement of Judge Susan Deriso, the Board of Washoe County Commissioners will appoint a temporary Justice of the Peace to fill her seat through the end of 2014, and will place the vacancy on the Nov. 2014 ballot to elect someone to fulfill the remaining four years of Deriso's term beginning January, 2015.

Interested applicants can visit Sparks Justice of the Peace vacancy ( to apply for the position. A Justice of the Peace must be a qualified elector of the county and have never been removed or retired from any judicial office by the commission on judicial discipline. A high school diploma or its equivalent is required and previous experience as a Hearing Officer or Arbitrator is highly desirable.

Applicants must submit a cover letter and comprehensive resume by midnight on Tuesday, January 28, 2014. Electronic submittals are strongly preferred and the applications of all those qualified will be presented to a sub-committee of the Board of County Commissioners who will compile an approved list of candidates which will be submitted to the Board for consideration.

The final interview/selection process is anticipated to take place at the February 11, 2014, meeting of the Board of County Commissioners. The selection process will be in accordance with Nevada's Open Meeting/Public Records Law. All submitted materials will be kept confidential until the candidate finalists have been determined, and the current annual salary for the position is $143,520.

For more information, contact Kathy Hart, Workforce Development Manager at

From Washoe County

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