Salt Lake County

Executive Assistant-Open Until Filled

Requisition ID 2023-33185
# of Openings
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
2 weeks ago(1/19/2023 2:27 PM)
SLCO Department (Portal Searching)
Mayor's Office
Location : Location
Location : Address
Location : Postal Code
Position Type (Portal Searching)
Posted Max
$65,000.00/Yr+ Depending on Experience

Job Description

Salt Lake County… A career with a purpose in the community you love!

Salt Lake County invites you to explore our exciting career opportunities. We seek highly enthusiastic individuals to enrich our County with your experience and talent. If you enjoy working in a team environment that is committed to changing the lives of its community, please keep reading.

What it is like to work here:

At Salt Lake County our culture is woven into all aspects of our work and our employees’ lives, from the way we treat each other to the way we support the community.  To promote and foster a fun and healthy work environment, we appreciate employees through great benefits, a healthy work life balance and room to grow and develop.

Surround yourself with:

Peers who are motivated to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We serve Salt Lake County and envision a safe and beautiful place for all to live work and have fun. Salt Lake County is about connecting people and championing our community.  Community is more than a place... it’s our heart and service that bring us together.

We encourage a work life balance:

Working for Salt Lake County is more than just a paycheck.  A career with /Salt Lake County includes several benefits and perks. 


Additional Benefits include:

  • Retirement options for hybrid pension/401(k) or 401(k) only with a 10% contribution
  • Medical coverage including a 100% county paid premium option-Dental and Vision coverage including coverage for adult designees.
  • Health Savings account with a county contribution up to $1200/year, Flexible Spending Account
  • Professional Development
  • Plus: Onsite medical clinic, childcare, and gym; hospital insurance, pet insurance auto and home insurance and discounts at County facilities.


Incumbent serves as a confidential secretary to the Deputy Mayor and Associate Deputy Mayor of Regional Operations.  Performs and participates in high level policy development and implementation.  Processes HR and payroll functions for Mayor’s Administration, Mayor’s Operations, and other portfolios. 


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Political Science, or other closely related field; OR an equivalent combination of related education and experience. 


  • Acts in a confidential capacity for the Division Director or Elected Official. Handles information regarding controversial issues, individuals, and/or projects with diversified, County-wide
  • May serve as liaison for the Division Director or Elected Official and be a representative to various groups, individuals, employees, boards, committees, and the general public.
  • On behalf of the Division Director or Elected Official, uses knowledge of County policies and departmental regulations and operations to answer questions from public officials, community leaders, other government agencies, County employees, and the general public.
  • Prepares reports and specialized information for the Division Director or Elected
  • Assists the Division Director or Elected Official with drafting Policy Papers, Briefing Memos, and PowerPoint Presentations for internal and external audiences.
  • Serves as receptionist for the Office of the Division Director of Office of the Elected Official. Uses considerable public relations skills and knowledge of County policies, procedures, and operations to handle walk-ins, representatives from the news media, and others who have business with the Elected Official and his or her staff. Answers telephones and personal inquiries. Routes visitors, appointments, and other guests to the appropriate members of the Division Director or Elected Official’s sections.
  • Receives official visitors and leaders from industry, religion, and other governments with proper protocol and courtesy; announces their arrival, ensures their comfort until they are received by the Executive Secretary, the Division Director, or a staff
  • Assures that proper decorum is maintained in the Division Director or Elected Official’s reception area and that the reception area is neat at all times. Serves as clerical support to the Division Director or Elected Official’s division staff on special projects.
  • Maintains HR and payroll records and performs back-up accounting functions.
  • Assists with preparing and processing payroll; answers payroll questions and provides training, instruction, and assistance to staff in payroll procedures and check distribution. Assists with benefit enrollment. May act as hiring manager.
  • Maintains special accounts such as subscriptions and publications, merchandise receipts, pricing, travel, education, etc. insuring proper documentation, authorization, and adherence to fee structure.
  • Schedules and arranges meetings, conferences, initiates agenda and prepares materials; takes, prepares, and distributes minutes; attends meetings as a representative of the Division Director or Elected Official and may speak on the Division Director or Elected Official’s behalf.
  • Works in a confidential relationship with the Division Director or Elected

This position is open until filled. We will review resume's as they come in.


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