Election Workers

Overview

Election Workers

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. 

Post

Elections Specialist III
(Closing 11/21/2019 11:59 p.m Pacific)

This highly specialized class performs varied coordinative technical duties to ensure that County and local city and special district elections are conducted efficiently and in accordance with laws and regulations. Successful performance of the work requires the use of independent judgment and initiative along with the skill to follow through on multiple projects and details.
 
Additional skills include expertise working with the community and political groups, exceptional report writing skills, and strong project management skills. Prior experience with elections and basic knowledge of California election laws, regulations, and procedures is strongly preferred.  The ideal candidate will be able to “hit the ground running” due to previous or current (full-time) employment in an Elections Office, providing technical support to the election process. This position may provide indirect technical or functional supervision of employees in the Elections Specialist I/II classification.

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Election Materials Proofreader
(Closing 11/25/2019 11:59 p.m. Pacific)

The San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division is seeking full-time seasonal extra-help Election Materials Proofreaders to assist in the upcoming March 2020 Election.

Successful candidates for the Proofreader positions will have a Bachelor’s degree and at least six-months experience proofreading documents and/or translating in English, Spanish, and/or Chinese. A background in proofreading, editing, journalism, translating, or other related field is preferred with technical skills that include strong English monolingual skills for the English Proofreading Team), and bilingual skills in English and Spanish/Chinese for the Spanish and Chinese Proofreading Teams. Competency in the Microsoft Office Suite: Excel, Outlook, Teams, and Word, and competency in Adobe PDF are necessary for success. 

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Election Worker – Office Specialist
(Closing 01/02/2020 10:40 a.m. Pacific)

Ideal Vote Center Tech Support candidates will have computer experience and have attention to detail. Vote Center Trainer 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 am to 4:30 pm, 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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Elections Warehouse Technician/Field Technician
(Closing 01/02/2020 11:59 p.m. Pacific)

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 Vote Center Representative

Ideal candidates will have a minimum of one year of general clerical, office assistant, phone services or computer experience, and a close attention to detail. Vote Center hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily during the period of operation, including weekends and holidays, and 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Election Day, March 3, 2020. These positions may require evening work assignments. 

The position requires basic addition and subtraction. Vote Center representatives must be proficient in the operation of a computer and computer software and applications. 

Applicants with experience as Poll Workers or Vote Center Representatives are strongly encouraged to apply. 

Eleven-day Vote Centers will open on February 22, 2020, and four-day Vote Centers will open on February 29, 2020. Once opened, Vote Centers will remain operational through March 3, 2020. 

Critical skills for all Vote Center 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

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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