State of Nevada Personnel Commission
The State of Nevada is seeking applications for a Personnel Commissioner and an Alternate Personnel Commissioner. The duties of the Commission include:
- Exercises the powers and duties set forth in Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 284, the State Personnel System.
- Adopt regulations to carry out the provisions of NRS 284.
- Review decisions of the Division of Human Resource Management’s Administrator in contested cases involving the classification or allocation of particular positions and denial to examine or certify an applicant to a list of eligibles for employment.
- Advises the Administrator concerning the organization and administration of the Division.
- Report to the Governor on all matters which the Commission may deem pertinent to the Division and concerning any specific matters previously requested by the Governor.
- Advise and make recommendations to the Governor or the Legislature relative to the personnel policy of the State.
- Foster the interest of institutions of learning and of civic, professional and employee organizations in the improvement of personnel standards in the State service.
- Exercise any other advisory powers necessary or reasonably implied within the provisions and purposes of NRS 284.
As of July 1, 2017, the following positions will be open:
- One Personnel Commission member who is a representative of the general public and has a demonstrated interest in or knowledge of the principles of public personnel administration.
- Three Alternate Personnel Commission members who are representatives of the general public and have a demonstrated interest in or knowledge of the principles of public personnel administration.
- One Alternate Personnel Commission member who is a representative of labor and has a background in personnel administration.
- One Alternate Personnel Commission member who is a representative of employers or managers and has a background in personnel administration.
Commissioners are selected by and serve at the pleasure of the governor and serve four year terms of office. Commissioners may be appointed to subsequent terms of office. No member of the Commission shall have held a partisan political office or have been an employee of the State within the calendar year immediately preceding the member’s appointment, nor shall the member seek or hold such an office or employment during the member’s term on the Commission.
The Personnel Commission must meet every three months and may hold additional meetings as necessary although not usual. Meetings have typically occurred on a Friday from 9 a.m. to noon, although the day of the week is at the discretion of the Commissioners and the length of the meeting is dependent on the number and type of items to be heard. Additionally, a one-half hour staff briefing of the agenda items is held typically prior to but in the same week as the Commission meeting.
Alternate Personnel Commissioners representing the public, labor, employers and managers will attend each of the Personnel Commission meetings. As there will be 3 Alternate Personnel Commissioners representing the general public, these alternates will be rotated for each meeting.
While engaged in official business of the Division of Human Resource Management, the members of the Commission are entitled to receive a salary of not more than $80 per day. Each member is also entitled to receive the per diem allowance and travel expenses provided for State officers and employees generally.
Applicants can find the gubernatorial appointment application and instructions at this link: http://gov.nv.gov/Boards/Application-Information.
Contact Shelley Blotter, Deputy Administrator, Division of Human Resource Management at email@example.com or (775) 684-0105.