Deputy County Manager


Summit County, located just 30 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City, Utah is recruiting for a Deputy County Manager. This position serves under the direction of the County Manager and is responsible for providing assistance to the County Council and County Manager. Acts as the second line administrator for the County. The position administers the system of strategic planning and reporting of long-range goals for the organization; develops policy and position papers.

Directs and coordinates administrative support functions for the Manager; determines project priorities and coordinates participation in projects through various county offices; reviews work in progress to assure accuracy, quality and timely completion; monitors administrative processes to assure compliance with established policies, procedures and practices. carrying out management of specified departments or functions, directing legislative affairs, special projects, administrative responsibilities and a wide variety of duties involving continual public, intergovernmental and interdepartmental relations. The Deputy may act on behalf of the County Manager in their absence.

Minimum Qualifications

Four years of experience working as an administrator in a city or county government. Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Public Finance or similar educational degree, Master’s Degree in Public Administration or Business Administration is preferred.

Must be able to pass an intensive and comprehensive background screening; have and maintain a valid driver’s license; attend evening meetings; must be a resident or willing to immediately relocate to a residence in Summit County and remain a resident of Summit County throughout job tenure.

Salary Range:

  • Deputy County Manager : $91,926.09 - $128,846.26/annually


Summit County is a drug free workplace conducting pre-employment testing.

Please submit a resume with a cover letter to Mitzie Meadows, Summit County Personnel, P.O. Box 128, Coalville, UT 84017.

Closing Deadline: February 16th, 2018 by 11:59PM MDT

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