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Posting Close Date:  7/30/2021


Requisition Id:  1188





Pay Grade:  

Salary Range: - $128,613.00


Recruiter: RHONDA VIVOR 

Phone:  702 486-8876 




Nevada Taxicab Authority Division Administrator

The Nevada Taxicab Authority is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Administrator. This is an unclassified full-time position within Nevada State Government.



The Taxicab Authority (TA) is responsible for regulating the taxicab industry in counties whose population is 700,000 or more. The mission of the TA is to provide for the safety, comfort, and convenience of the taxicab users through the regulation of the taxicab industry in Clark County, including issuing and transferring Certificates of Public Convenience and necessity to and between taxicab companies; determining the number of taxicabs authorized per certificated company; issuing, suspending and revoking drivers' permits; determining the safety, mechanical operation, and comfort standards of taxicabs; determining the fares to be charged, and conducting criminal investigations in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies.

Position Description

The Division Administrator for the Taxicab Authority (TA) is the executive responsible for managing and leading the division pursuant to Nevada Revised Statute (NRS) 706.881 to 706.885. The Division Administrator works closely with the Taxicab Authority Board and coordinates the activities of the TA's staff on matters coming before the Board. The Division Administrator ensures the TA's staff represents, testifies, and presents evidence for administrative hearings of persons cited for rules infractions. The Division Administrator acts as a liaison for the State to the taxicab industry relative to TA statutes, regulations, and enforcement issues. The Division Administrator is responsible for developing and administering the division budget and is responsible for ensuring that all human resources issues are managed in accordance with State of Nevada personnel regulations and federal employment laws. The Division Administrator provides recommendations, support, and assistance to the Board on matters involving Nevada statutes and regulations affecting the provision of passenger and property transportation service to the public.

Minimum Qualifications

Education and Experience (Please ensure this is reflected in your resume):

  • Graduation from an accredited college or university with a bachelor’s degree;
  • A minimum of five years of management experience as described in the position description;
  • Experience with governmental agencies;
  • Experience and/or understanding of the complexities of moving high volumes of people with various modes of transportation;
  • Familiarity with transportation technology systems is desired.


Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Knowledge of local, state, and federal laws and regulations; of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, and leadership techniques; of accounting, budgeting and financial principles; and of the principles and practices of public administration, management and personnel.
  • The ability to direct and organize program activities; to establish program goals and objectives that support the strategic plan; to identify problems, evaluate alternatives, and implement agency policies and procedures; to prepare concise reports; to make presentations and testify at hearings; to communicate effectively; and to plan, assign, and supervise the work of others.
  • A zest for effecting change and developing and managing a forward-looking workforce.
  • The ability to evaluate situations and design creative and comprehensive solutions.
  • The drive to establish and achieve goals and objectives in an expedient manner.
  • The ability to motivate and empower staff to be leaders and driven to make a positive difference.


Please submit a detailed resume that includes a description of your experience with the following:

  • Transportation Technology
  • Law Enforcement Supervision
  • Personnel/Human Resources
  • Employee Management
  • Fiscal Analysis and Budget Development
  • Program Development and Oversight
  • Legislative and Regulatory Experience
  • Written and Oral Communication Skills, including Report Presentation and Oral Presentations

Additional Information

Please note: in accordance with the Nevada Open Meeting Law, your submittal and associated reference checks will be available for the public to review and all interviews conducted by the Nevada Taxicab Authority Board will be held in an open public meeting.

Pursuant to NRS 706.882 the Director of the Department of Business and Industry shall appoint a Taxicab Administrator from a list of three names submitted to the Director by the Taxicab Authority Board.

Persons offered employment in this position must submit to a pre-employment fingerprint, criminal history check, a background investigation, and pre-employment screening for controlled substances.


The State of Nevada is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action in recruitment of its employees and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion or belief, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, domestic partnership, genetic information (GINA), or compensation and/or wages.

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