The Eighth Judicial District Court is accepting employment applications for court hearing master from today, until the closing Sept. 18, 2018 at 5:01 p.m. The hearing master job is an exempt position and rules and procedures governing the competitive process, do not apply.

This position will be assigned to the Family Court Division and responsible for hearing matters and rendering legal opinions and decisions in case law in the areas of family and juvenile law. This may include matters related to abuse and neglect, delinquency, child support, or domestic violence.

Once hired, the hearing master may not engage in the private practice of law. Eligible applicants must be a member in good standing of the State Bar in the State of Nevada and has been so for a minimum of five (5) continuous years.

Candidates are required to submit a resume (and preferably a cover letter). Resumes must be received by District Court Human Resources prior to 5:01 p.m. on the posted closing date. Resumes must be submitted to the attention of EJDC Human Resources Manager Edward May via fax at (702) 671-4560, or email at, or mailed/hand-delivered to the Regional Justice Center—District Court Administration, 200 Lewis Ave., Las Vegas, NV 89155-1791.  Candidate’s name must be clearly written on the resume. The annual salary range is $106,870.40 – $165,609.60.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. A subsequent employment background investigations may also be conducted.

The hearing master is responsible for duties including: to hear court matters pursuant to Nevada Revised Statutes and procure the attendance of witnesses by issuance of subpoenas; require the production of evidence; take evidence and rule upon evidence admissibility; hear arguments; make findings of fact, conclusions of law and makes recommendations; provide information to attorneys and interested parties over the telephone, in person or through written correspondence; assist in the drafting and reviewing proposed legislation; research implications of such legislation and makes recommendations as required; make presentations to professional, educational and community groups regarding the assigned function; confer with representatives of other county departments to coordinate and facilitate work; plan, organize, assign, supervise, review and evaluate the work of assigned support staff; recommend selection of staff; train staff in work procedures; administer discipline as required; contribute to the efficiency and effectiveness of the unit’s service to its customers by offering suggestions and directing or participating as an active member of a work team.

The position involves physical demands including: mobility to work in a typical office or court setting and use standard office equipment and computers, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.