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Deputy County Recorder - Washoe County, NV (ID: 291584)

Title Deputy County Recorder
Type City Secretary/City Clerk/County Clerk
Date Posted 2017-12-12
City / Organization Washoe County, NV
Website Click Here for the Position Listing



Under supervision, processes and records a full range of documents; receives, processes and files non-judicial documents; receives, disburses and accounts for monies received; and performs related duties as required.

This is an Open Competitive / Countywide Promotional recruitment being conducted to fill a current full time vacancy in the Washoe County Recorder’s Office. This list will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur.

For more information on this position, please see the Job Specification at


Two years of full-time experience reviewing and interpreting a variety of real estate legal documents and calculating fees; OR an equivalent combination of related training and experience.




* Demonstrates team work while performing the job responsibilities, takes accountability for their actions, and exhibits an understanding of their performance’s impact on the team.



*  Is a self-starter who requires minimal supervision.



*  Has a passion for the protection and preservation of property records as they relate to provisions in the United States Constitution and ability to abide by NRS codes relating to department functions and guidelines.



*  Is driven by a personal and professional commitment to public service, and demonstrates this through positive and resourceful interactions with internal and public customers.



*  Maintains a flexible and adaptable approach to assigned tasks and demonstrates appropriate initiative within the class specification and job responsibilities.



*  Supports the vision, goals, and mission statements of the department, department head, and organization, and is driven by this larger picture when working on singular tasks for extended periods of time.






Background checks will be conducted on selected applicants through the State of Nevada and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).



The Washoe County Employees Association (WCEA) Non-Supervisory covers the Senior Deputy Recorder position.






1. Visit our Job Listing page



2. After verifying you meet the minimum qualifications, select the job you want and; click "Apply Online" on the right side of the screen.



3. If you have not applied with us before, click "Create an Account." Be sure to write down your User ID and Password and keep them for your records to use for all future applications.



4. Once you have applied, your application will remain in our system and you can simply click "Log On" and use your same User ID and Password to apply for other positions. You will be able to make any necessary updates to your application as long as the recruitment is open— (recruitment documents are not available after the recruitment closes).



5. Fill out the application, submit, and read "What Happens Next" below to find out more about your exam and next step.






1. After your application in screened, you will be notified via the email you provided whether or not you have met the minimum requirements for the position.



Those applicants who do not meet the qualifications have five (5) working days to file an appeal, and request a review of their qualifications.



2. If you have met the minimum requirements, you will receive an additional email inviting you to take the Deputy cOUNTY Recorder exam.



 * The tentative date for your exam will be January 10, 2018. The exact time for that exam will be sent with your invitation.



 * The exam will be administered and proctored in Reno, NV.



 * The exam will be 100% written multiple choice and will evaluate your expertise, knowledge, skills and abilities in the following areas:



      *Proofreading



      *Reading Comprehension



      *Calculating Fees



         *  Math



      *Interpersonal Skills



3. After the exam is completed, you will receive an additional email notifying you of your score and rank. This rank will be used to determine which candidates will be interviewed by departments trying to fill a vacancy.



4. Hiring departments schedule interviews from a list of top scoring candidates. If your name is not sent to the hiring department, it will remain on the list for future opportunities as they become available.



If you have any questions regarding the Online Application Process you can find additional information at the following link:






Eligible veterans who were honorably discharged from the U.S. Armed Forces shall receive one (1) bonus point upon passing Open Competitive examinations only. In order to be given a bonus point, applicants must attach proof of Honorable Discharge (DD-214 with Classification of Discharge) to the Online Application at time of submission.






Contact Cole McBride,, (775) 328-2090 (phone)


Job Post Expiration Date   December 28, 2018

    All jobs posted are considered open until filled and may close at anytime except as stated in the Job Description. .