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
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. These positions may require evening work
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.
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.
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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