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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Election Vote Center Representative (Extra-Help, Seasonal)

Thank you for your interest in the upcoming November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election.

Vote Center Representative positions have been filled. We are no longer accepting applications.

Help spread the word about the upcoming election by sharing our Elections page regarding registering to vote, voting by mail and early voting: www.smcvote.org.

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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. 

Salary

Drivers: $85.00 and Mileage Reimbursement at a rate of $0.575 per mile*
Attendants: $85.00
Training: $15.00
Note: County employees will receive payment through payroll check

*Mileage is only reimbursed for travel from Vote Centers to Elections Office. 

Major Duties

  • A face mask is required to enter a voting location and will be provided if needed.
  • It is REQUIRED that each team call the Registration & Elections Division on Election Day between 3:00 PM and 6:00 PM to confirm their attendance that night. 
  • Each team is to report to their first assigned location at 8:00 p.m. or sooner.
  • Each team is to offer assistance to the Voter Center Representatives.
  • Each team is to pick up election materials from their assigned locations.
  • Each team must update the Registration & Elections Division on the following:
    (1) departure from a location.
    (2) if any problems arise.
  • Once all assigned materials are collected and reported to the Registration & Elections Division, each team is to deliver everything to:

Registration & Elections Division
40 Tower Road
San Mateo, CA 94402

  • Duration of assignments are estimated to be 2.5 hours; however, couriers are required to wait for all election materials to be prepared prior to leaving the Vote Center.

Requirements

  • Drivers are required to:
  1. be at least 18 years of age;
  2. have a good driving record;
  3. have a vehicle that locks (no open trucks); 
  4. have the ability to carry at least four (4) 18” ballot boxes; and
  5. be able to work until midnight or later on Election Day. Each team will pick up at least two sets of election materials. The actual box dimensions are:
    • Four Blue Ballot Boxes (minimum): 18” Wide x 18” High x 10” Deep
  • Couriers are expected to have the ability to:
    • Lift up to 35 lbs
    • Assist busy Vote Centers with voting operations
    • Patiently wait for Vote Center Representatives to prepare materials
    • Behave in a professional manner
    • Provide excellent customer service

Please complete the application form below.

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

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Join Student Democracy Program

Student Democracy Program

 

What is Student Democracy Program?

Student Democracy Program is the San Mateo County Student Vote Center Ambassadors Program aimed at giving high school students an inside look at American democracy in action. Student Vote Center Ambassadors are essential members of the Election Day team, assisting voters and participating in Vote Center operations.

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Vote Center Volunteer

Thank you for your interest in the upcoming November 3, 2020 Presidential General Election.

Volunteer positions have been filled. We are no longer accepting applications.

Help spread the word about the upcoming election by sharing our Elections page regarding registering to vote, voting by mail and early voting: www.smcvote.org.