Visual and Public Arts Supervisor

City of Henderson, NV
September 8, 2023
Henderson, NV
Job Type


Position Overview

The City of Henderson announces an examination to create an eligibility list and to fill one (1) vacancy for the classification of Visual and Public Arts Supervisor in the Department of Parks and Recreation. The eligibility list may be utilized to fill vacancies for this classification for up to one (1) year.

Under general supervision, directly supervises and coordinates various arts and cultural experiences for public art within the Parks and Recreation Department; coordinates the work related to conservation, inventory, and maintenance of the City's public art and art program, prepares and manages associated budgets and staffing plans; and performs related duties as assigned.

More information about the position:
The Visual and Public Arts Supervisor position works within the Cultural Arts and Special Events section of the Department of Parks and Recreation. This position will work on various current and long-range public art and community projects that align with city priorities in the City's Strategic Plan, and the Parks and Recreation Master Plan by ensuring arts and culture programming is part of a high-performing city government. Cultural Arts and Special Events works closely with other city departments as well as within the Parks and Recreation Department.

What does the City of Henderson offer?

  • A four (4) day work week
  • A robust benefits package, with more information found here , including a generous number of leave days and holidays
  • The City of Henderson is a part of the Nevada Public Employee Retirement Systems (NV PERS) and makes PERS contributions on the employee's behalf. More information pertaining to NV PERS can be found here at the State of Nevada's PERS website.
  • No state income tax or social security tax
  • Typical working hours for this position will be Monday - Thursday from 7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Why choose Henderson?Just minutes away from Las Vegas - Henderson has grown to be a vibrant city with a population of over three hundred and thirty thousand and is the second largest city in Nevada. Henderson is known for its small-town charm, big-city efficiencies, and high quality of life, including our parks and recreation amenities.
We are accredited by the Commission of Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies, as well as two-time Gold Medal recipients.
Henderson is consistently voted one of the best and safest places to live.

Salary placement for non-represented positions is based on a comprehensive compensation review and takes into consideration the candidate's qualifications as well as internal equity.

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Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in arts, or a closely related field
  • Three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience working in cultural arts administration, preferably in a visual or public arts program, two (2) years of which were at a supervisory level
  • Note: An equivalent combination of related training and experience may be considered
  • Possess and maintain a valid Nevada or "border state" driver's license, as defined by NRS 483

Required Documents/Assessment Information
1) Completed Employment Application
2) Resume*
3) Cover Letter*

*Please attach your documents to the "Attachments" section of your application, click here for attachment instructions.


Oral Board Interview w/ Written Component (Weighted 100%) - Tuesday, October 10, 2023
(Best-Qualified Candidates)

Selection Interview - Tuesday, October 17, 2023
(Best-Qualified/Top-Scoring Candidates)

All applicants will be notified by email or telephone of their application status and the assessment dates/times/locations after the closing date of this announcement.

If you are invited to participate in the assessment process, you will be required to self-schedule through the City of Henderson online application system. Please check your email and/or text messages on a regular basis after submitting your application for complete instructions, which include where and when to report.

The assessment and selection process for this position will take place on the dates listed above. All candidates who wish to be considered for this position will need to be in Henderson, Nevada, and make themselves available to participate in the testing process at any time on any of the dates listed above.
Selection Process
The selection process will begin with an employment application package screening, with the best-qualified candidates being invited to participate further in the assessment process. This process may include any combination of written, performance, and oral assessments to evaluate job-related education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities. The City will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. It is the responsibility of the candidate requiring accommodation to contact the Human Resources Department (preferably in writing) at the time of application.

Appointment may be subject to the successful and timely completion of a post offer pre-employment background investigation and medical/physical examination, including a drug/alcohol test. Please see the job description to view the physical requirements. The City reserves the right to modify selection devices and test instruments in accordance with accepted legal, ethical, and professional standards.

Full-Time Regular Non-Represented
Position Benefits Summary


  • Health Insurance: Medical, Prescription, Dental, Vision.
  • Employer paid Long Term Disability.
  • Employer paid Term Life Insurance - $50,000 or one times annual salary, whichever is higher.
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Medicare - Employee and City each pay 1.45%.


  • Employer paid membership in the State of Nevada Public Employees Retirement System (PERS).
  • No Social Security tax on employee's wages.
  • Retirement Health Savings (RHS) program.
  • Service based retiree health insurance subsidy.


  • From date of hire, employee is credited with a minimum of 18 days* of PTO prorated by the number of full months remaining in the calendar year, not including the month of hire. In January of each year, employee will be provided with a lump sum annual allocation of PTO as follows:
  • Second year through fifth calendar years of service- 22 days
  • Sixth year through twelfth calendar years of service - 26 days
  • Thirteenth calendar year of service and beyond - 30 days

*Actual number of days of PTO granted may vary by position.


  • Four consecutive days of leave, with pay, per occurrence, to attend funeral for immediate family member.


  • 12 paid holidays per year.

Banked Holidays

  • Holidays that fall on a day the employee is not scheduled to work will be banked. Employees may accumulate up to 152 hours of banked holiday hours at any given time.

Floating Holidays

  • Employee credited with two (2) floating holidays at the beginning of each calendar year. If hired prior to July 1, employee will be credited with two (2) floating holidays and if hired between July 1 and October 31, employee will be credited with one (1) floating holiday.


  • Four day, 9.5 hour work day, 38 hour work week.
  • Four day, 10 hour work day, 40 hour work week for Police PERS positions.


  • IRC 457 Deferred Compensation Plan
  • IRC 401A Deferred Compensation Plan (new/re-hired employees only)
  • IRC125 Plan Flexible Benefits Plan
  • Cancer/Catastrophic Illness, Accident, Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Auto and Home Insurance
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Supplemental Term Life Insurance
  • Legal Insurance
  • Pet Insurance
  • Identity and Credit Protection
  • Employee Network Membership

NOTE: Benefits subject to change based on the discretion of the City Manager or City Council.

Revised 05/18

Closing Date/Time: 9/27/2023 3:00 PM Pacific

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