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Published August 17, 2022

Position Details

Position Title: Interim Public Administrator
County: Powell County
Salary or Pay Rate: Volunteer
Closing Date: October 1, 2022

Position Description


Powell County is seeking to appoint an Interim Public Administrator. This is an elected or appointed position. The Public Administrator provides services for persons in Powell County who may need guardianship or estate administration.

The Public Administrator is primarily a volunteer position.  There may be some compensation available in the administration of a probate estate.  The need for these services is infrequent but still very necessary as a public service.


To qualify for this position, an applicant must be of voting age, a citizen of Montana, and a registered Powell County voter.  The successful applicant will be appointed by the Powell County Commissioners, and must take an oath of office, and be able to perform the functions and duties of the office responsibly and without conflict of interest.

Application Instructions

This is an interim position to be filled until time when a Public Administrator can be nominated and elected in the 2024 general election.  Submit letter of interest and three references to Powell County Attorney, 409 Missouri Avenue, Deer Lodge, Montana, 59722 or fax to (406) 846-1031 or email to  Application will be reviewed beginning October 1, 2022 until a selection is made.