Assistant County Manager Christine Vuletich made the list of finalists for Douglas County manager.
Vuletich joins six other candidates for the job vacated by Steve Mokrohisky, who left for Lane County, Ore., last spring.
Also up for the job are Mariposa County Administrative Officer Richard Benson, Grand Island, Neb., City Administrator Mary Lou Brown, Elko City Manager Curtis Calder, Lake Havasu City Manager Charlie Cassens, Las Vegas Director of Parks & Recreation Timothy Hacker and former Midland, Texas, Assistant City Manager James Nichols.
Vuletich is the only Douglas County resident among the finalists.
Douglas County commissioners are scheduled to discuss the search at their 1:30 p.m. Thursday meeting in Stateline.
Interviews are scheduled for Aug. 4 with a community tour on Aug. 5.