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11 Apr 2017

Full-Time Records Manager

Davis County Government – Posted by Davis County Government Farmington, Utah, United States

Job Description

POSITION: Records Manager

DEPARTMENT: Clerk/Auditor

SALARY: $23.95 – $36.99/Hour (Salary negotiable depending on qualifications/experience)

OPEN: April 11, 2017

CLOSES: Open until filled

JOB SUMMARY: Under general supervision from the Clerk/Auditor or Chief Deputy, performs skilled and complex duties related to records management functions including classification, preservation, and retention, and Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA) compliance.

EXAMPLE OF DUTIES (Any one position does not include all of the duties listed; nor do the listed examples include all duties which may be found in positions of this class). Supervises and assigns the work of others; evaluates performance in compliance with County policies, procedures, and practices. Addresses performance problems in a timely manner. Manages and directs records workflow; understands and appropriately interprets and applies knowledge of records management laws, regulations, ordinances, policies, procedures, and standards. Receives and properly handles sensitive and confidential information and records. Exercises sound independent judgement. Performs complex administrative work with accuracy; responds to records requests with administrative competence. Creates, organizes, and maintains accurate files, records and reports, and organizes information in a clear and concise manner; monitors and tracks information and/or records. Composes GRAMA response letters and other documents properly, accurately and using proper format. Makes presentations to large groups and provides individual training to employees. Performs official research; determines factual and analytical research necessary to carry out assignments related to requests for public records. Composes a variety of official communications and documents. Prepares written correspondence and other documents applying legal analysis of research results for review by supervisors and Civil Attorneys; drafts formal, routine legal documents in consultation with supervisors and Civil Attorneys.


• Maintains current knowledge on laws, procedures, and practices related to the retention and disposition of County records, and coordinates implementation in accordance with GRAMA and County ordinances.
• Receives and evaluates records requests and responds in compliance with relevant laws, ordinances, policies, and procedures. Assists departmental Records Specialist designees in the screening of requests for records and provides assistance with respect to reclassification of records.
• Reviews all appeals after initial appeal and issues recommendations to County officers, employees, agents, or representatives for possible resolution of an appeal.
• Acts as the liaison and contact agent for the County with the Utah State Archives and Records Service, and works with that State agency in the care, maintenance, scheduling, designation, classification, disposal, and preservation of County records.
• Advises County departments on records requirements, laws, and issues; coordinates with Administrative Officers regarding issues and makes recommendations that support compliance with federal and state laws and regulations, and County ordinances, policies, and procedures.
• As needed, coordinates with the Civil Division of the Davis county Attorney’s Office in duties related to GRAMA.

Records Management:

• Coordinates the County Records Management Program; monitors and evaluates preservation processes for quality, effectiveness, and compliance with the Utah Government Records Access and Management Act; makes recommendations for improvements. Drafts policies and procedures for records preservation, storage, retrieval, and disposition and provides associated training to departmental Records Specialists.
• Manages the centralized records storage function and ensures County compliance with applicable records access laws and regulations. Assists in the preparation and maintenance of an inventory of County records.
• Manages all microfilm operations and activities, including indexing and conversion; meets with State Archives employees to ensure records are microfilmed in accordance with current State specifications, and meets quality and efficiency standards; attends State workshops on archiving techniques.

Operates a motor vehicle in a safe manner and in compliance with all Utah laws and regulations. Perform other related duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: High school graduation or equivalent, plus five (5) years of full-time progressively responsible experience in public administration
or records management; an acceptable combination of education and experience may be considered. Related education may be substituted for
experience, one for the other, on a year-for-year basis up to two years.

Preference for:
• Government records management experience
• Public administration experience
• Legislative or legal research experience
• Supervisory experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in political science, public or business administration, management or related field.
• Preference for knowledge of: records conversion through scanning, filming, and digital film transfers to Utah State Archives; microfilming techniques; operation and basic maintenance of equipment required to create, duplicate, and retrieve microfilm, applicable computer hardware and software; archival standards; records and files indexing and organization.

SPECIAL QUALIFICATIONS: Possess, or attain within six (6) months of hire date, Utah State Archives Records Officer Certification and certify annually
thereafter. Possess a valid driver license; new employees with an out-of-state license must obtain a valid Utah Driver License within sixty (60) days of hire date
(exceptions for military personnel and their dependents). Employees driving a personal vehicle while on county business must maintain the minimum vehicle
liability insurance as specified in the Utah Code.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Davis County is a drug-free workplace. All successful applicants for positions in the County must successfully pass a drug screen prior to employment.

How to Apply

TO APPLY: Interested individuals are required to complete an official Davis County application on line and submit by the closing date listed above. Applications are also available in the Human Resources Office, 61 South Main Street, Farmington, Utah or at An Applicant Instruction Sheet describing important information is available. Applicants are responsible for stating their qualifications in an understandable manner. Incomplete and/or vague information may disqualify an applicant from further consideration. All statements are subject to verification. Copies of official transcripts or certificates of completion must be submitted for any post high school education you claim. Applicants requesting Veterans’ preference must attach a copy of form DD-214. If assistance is needed, call 801-451-3415. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Categories: County. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 40,000 - 60,000.

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