Deputy Health Director

Job Description


Summit County is recruiting an experienced professional looking to make a difference in a region that takes pride in our Public Health programs. This position represents the Health Department with municipal governments, community and national organizations, along with additional State and County agencies. This is an excellent career opportunity for a dedicated and dependable leader, who has demonstrated abilities to work with a team and independently, and who works well under pressure to meet deadlines for multiple tasks simultaneously.

Considerable knowledge of Federal and State public health regulations is required, along with the ability to communicate effectively on social media, verbally and in writing. Essential abilities include developing effective working relationships with professional health care personnel, elected officials, administrators, co-workers, and the public.

Minimum Qualifications

include graduation from an accredited College or University with a master’s degree in Public Health, Health Science, Community Health, Clinical Health, or closely related field and five (5) years of full-time professional employment in a community or public health senior leadership role.


Salary Range:



  • Deputy Health Director: $84,268.31 – $118,112.89/annually.
We offer a generous benefit package with options for a premium, free health plan, dental plan and life insurance. We also provide State of Utah retirement, sick leave, parental leave, and vacation pay.

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

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage women, minorities, and the disabled to apply.


Closing Date: Open until filled. First Review of applications May 26th, 2019.

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