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
The Office of the Chief Elections Officer and Assessor-County
Clerk-Recorder is seeking qualified candidates for the position
of Elections Specialist Supervisor.
Under direction from the Elections Manager (Deputy
Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder and Elections Officer) the
Elections Specialist Supervisor will supervise the technical and
office support staff and the activities in the Elections Office.
The Elections Office conducts local elections serving 70
jurisdictions including 20 cities, and maintains the voter
registration rolls for over 440,000 registered voters out of
500,000 eligible voters.
San Mateo County is a recognized leader in elections
administration throughout the State of California. On November 3,
2015, the County held the state’s first countywide All Mailed
Ballot local consolidated election. Subsequently, San Mateo
County was among the first counties in the state to implement a
Vote Center/All-Mailed Ballot election model in 2018 under the
California Voter’s Choice Act.
The ideal candidate will have a good working knowledge of the
California Elections Code and the applicable federal, state, and
local laws governing the administration of elections, which
include, but are not limited to, California’s Elections Code, the
federal Help America Vote Act (HAVA), the National Voting Rights
Act (NVRA), the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting
Act (UOCAVA), the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and
federal voting rights laws.
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