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CC Accepting Applications for Justice of the Peace

Post Date:01/28/2011

The Carson City Board of Supervisors is accepting applications for the position of Justice of the Peace/ Municipal Judge. The position is to fill the vacancy created by the retirement on March 12, 2011 of Judge Robey Willis.

The application is available for downloading at the bottom of this page or may be obtained in person from the City Manager’s Office, 201 N. Carson Street, Suite 2, Carson City, Nevada. The completed applications are due to the City Manager by close of business February 11, 2011. Complete details and instructions are included in the application packet.

The qualifications to be a candidate are established by Nevada State Law, (NRS 4.010) which states that a Justice of the Peace for Carson City must:

• Be a qualified elector; and
• Not have been removed from judicial office by the legislature or removed or retired from judicial
   office by the Commission on Judicial Discipline; and
• Have a high school diploma or its equivalent as determined by the State Board of Education; and
• Reside in Carson City.

The successful appointee will serve until December 31, 2012 but then must be elected to office for the following six year term starting January 2013.

The base pay range for the Justice of the Peace/Municipal Judge is $75,000.00 to $105,257.36 per year. The actual starting salary will be determined by the Carson City Board of Supervisors and will be based on the successful applicant’s education and experience. Applications delivered beyond the application deadline will not be considered.

The City Manager has appointed a committee to review applications, interview selected candidates and recommend three potential candidates to be interviewed by the Board of Supervisors. All Board of Supervisor interviews will be conducted in open, public meetings.

For additional information contact Lawrence A. Werner, City Manager (775) 887-2100.

View/download the application (pdf)
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