Election Jobs

Overview

Election Jobs

The San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division currently has multiple career opportunities available! Below you will find details about each available position including job summaries, salaries, duties, requirements, and how to apply. 

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Elections Warehouse Technician/Field Technician (Extra-Help, Seasonal)

Ideal warehouse technicians/field technicians will have a minimum of one year of computer experience or education and experience in fast-paced manual labor. Preferred candidates will have attention to detail and be able to lift and carry materials weighing more than 50 pounds. All candidates should be comfortable driving for assignments as necessary. Drivers will either use county vehicles or be reimbursed for their mileage. Ability to work multiple elections is preferred. Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. These positions may require weekend and evening work assignments. 

Critical skills for all election worker office assistant positions include the ability to prioritize work, coordinate several activities, organize and maintain accurate files and records, and understand and carry out oral and written directions.

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Election Worker – Office Assistant (Extra-Help, Seasonal)
(Closing 10/7/2021 11:59 p.m. Pacific)

Ideal clerical support and customer service candidates will have a minimum of one year of general clerical, office assistant, phone services, or computer experience. Outreach services candidates will have strong public speaking abilities and are bilingual in at least one of the above listed languages. Voting equipment candidates will have attention to detail and be able to lift and carry materials weighing more than 50 pounds. Office assistants able to work multiple elections are preferred. Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. These positions may require weekend and evening work assignments. 

Critical skills for all election worker office assistant positions include the ability to prioritize work, coordinate several activities, organize and maintain accurate files and records, and understand and carry out oral and written directions. 

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Election Worker – Office Specialist (Extra-Help, Seasonal)

Ideal Vote Center Tech Support candidates will have computer experience and have attention to detail. Vote Center Specialist candidates will have strong public speaking abilities, computer proficiency, and previous knowledge of vote center procedures and the live vote center application.
 
Critical skills for all election worker office specialist positions include the ability to prioritize work, learn new jobs tasks quickly, and understand and carry out oral and written directions. 
 
Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. These positions may require weekend and evening work assignments. The selected individuals must be available for entire employment period until the completion of their assignment. 

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Post

Election Materials Courier

Job Summary

To ensure the secure and efficient return of election materials to the Registration & Elections Division after the close of Vote Centers.

Compensation

Drivers: $85.00 and Mileage Reimbursement at a rate of $0.560 per mile*
Attendants: $85.00
Training: $15.00
Note: Teams working additional assignments will receive $50 per return.

County employees will receive payment through payroll check.

*​Mileage is only reimbursed for travel from voting location to Receiving Station, NOT from or to home/work locations.

Major Duties

  • Face coverings and sanitizing supplies will be provided at Vote Centers, if needed.
  • It is REQUIRED that each team call the Registration & Elections Division on Election Day between 2:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to confirm their attendance that night.
  • Each team is to report to their first assigned location at 7:45 p.m. or sooner.
  • Each team is to offer assistance to the Vote Center Representatives, if needed.
  • Each team is to pick up election materials from their voting location.
  • Each team must provide the Registration & Elections Division an update on the following: (1) departure from a voting location; (2) items on provided checklist; (3) if any problems arise.
  • Once all assigned materials are collected and reported to the Registration & Elections Division, each team is to deliver everything to an assigned Receiving Station.
  • Duration of assignments are estimated to be 3.5 hours; however, couriers are required to wait for all election materials to be prepared prior to leaving a Vote Center.

Requirements

Couriers are expected to have the ability to:

  • Lift up to 50 lbs
  • Assist busy Vote Centers with voting operations, if needed
  • Wait for Vote Center Representatives to prepare materials
  • Behave in a professional manner
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Ensure the secure and efficient return of election materials to their assigned Receiving Station
  • Drivers are required to:
    • be at least 18 years of age
    • have a CA Driver’s License and good driving record
    • have a vehicle that locks (no open trucks)

Please complete the application form below.

For questions, please contact us at couriers@smcacre.org or 650.312.5222.