Election Workers

Overview

Election Workers

The San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division currently has multiple career opportunities available! Each position will contribute to the success of the November 5, 2019 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special Election. Below you will find details about each available position including job summaries, salaries, duties, requirements, and how to apply. 

Overview

Election Vote Center Representative (Extra-Help, Seasonal)
November 5, 2019 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special Election

Job Summary

  • To assist Vote Center operations including issuing ballots, line-management, registering people to vote, opening and closing of voting locations, and setup and tear-down of supplies and equipment.

Salary

  • Hourly wage starts at $19.12.

Major Duties

We are currently seeking dedicated and hard-working individuals for the temporary, full-time position of Election Vote Center Representative to be hired for the following duties:

  1. Use a computer to verify voter eligibility
  2. Provide information about the upcoming election
  3. Guide voters on use of electronic ballot marking devices
  4. Operate/troubleshoot voting equipment
  5. Provide in-person customer service including assisting voters to register to vote and assisting voters in casting a ballot
  6. Issue ballots
  7. Maintain accurate files and records

Requirements

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, November 5, 2019. 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 October 25, 2019, and four-day Vote Centers will open on November 1, 2019. Once opened, Vote Centers will remain operational through November 5, 2019.

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.

Overview

Election Worker – Office Assistant (Extra-Help, Seasonal)
November 5, 2019 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special Election

Job Summary

  • Clerical Support for Vote by Mail
  • Customer Service for Phone Bank
  • Outreach Services
  • Voting Equipment
  • Supplies

Salary

  • Hourly wage starts at $19.12.

Major Duties

Clerical Support/Vote by Mail

  • Data entry
  • Assembling election supplies
  • Assembling and processing of Vote by Mail ballot packets
  • Counting ballots
  • Operating voting equipment

Customer Service/Phone Bank

  • Assisting voters in finding election material and understanding their voting opportunities over the phone

Outreach Services

  • Demonstrating voting equipment
  • Registering voters
  • Presenting information about the upcoming election

Voting Equipment

  • Helping function test voting equipment
  • Assisting in delivery and pickup of voting equipment at Vote Centers

Supplies

  • Inventorying and packing/unpacking Vote Center supplies
  • May also help with delivering supplies to Vote Centers

Requirements

Critical skills for all Election Worker – Office Assistants 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.

Overview

Election Worker – Office Specialist (Extra-Help, Seasonal)
November 5, 2019 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special Election

Job Summary

  • To train and supervise elections staff and volunteers.
  • To test and troubleshoot elections systems and equipment.

Salary

  • Hourly wage starts at $24.26.

Major Duties

Vote Center Trainer

  • Training Vote Center Representatives on how to use voting equipment to assist voters
  • Supervising Vote Center staff and communicating with headquarters
  • Identifying uniquely skilled staff for special assignments

Vote Center Tech Support

  • Helping to test equipment that will be used at Vote Centers
  • Visiting Vote Centers and testing connections
  • Troubleshooting equipment issues in the field

Requirements

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 for the November 5, 2019 Consolidated Municipal, School and Special District Election.