- Hourly / - BiWeekly /
- Monthly / $25,656.00-$39,677.00 Yearly
An Election Clerk I is the entry level of specialized clerical work in a local election office. Employees learn to process and maintain voter records and apply election laws, rules and procedures to work problems. An employee in this classification does not supervise.
Employees receive close supervision from an Election Supervisor, Election Deputy Director or Election Director. The work may require travel to schools, nursing homes or other facilities to register voters or provide related services. Employee may be required to work evenings and weekends, particularly prior to and following an election.
The Election Clerk I, Election Clerk II and Election Clerk III are differentiated on the basis of degree of supervisory control exercised by the supervisor over these employees. An Election Clerk I learns to perform duties under close supervision. An Election Clerk II performs duties under close supervision at times and under general supervision at other times depending on the complexity of the specific duty being performed. An Election Clerk III performs the full range of duties under general supervision.
Learns to enter voter information into automated and manual records;
Learns to register voters at local office and outside facilities, completes registration forms and assigns voter district and precinct;
Learns to check voters’ records for possible duplication and maintain records by updating addresses and names, districts and precincts;
Learns to notify voters of changes; Learns to maintain filing systems;
Learns to answer general inquiries in person and by telephone;
Learns to proofread, count and disseminate forms;
May learn to inventory supplies;
May sort and distribute mail or material for processing;
May provide general clerical support to supervisors;
Performs other duties as required.
Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.
Notes Experience applying rules and procedures in a local election office may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.