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Recruitment #18-001486-0005




Talbot County Board of Elections

215 Bay St.

Easton, MD  21601

Main Purpose of Job

An Election Data Application Specialist II is the full performance level of specialized data processing work in a local election office. Employees produce and verify data output. Employees in this classification do not supervise but may provide advice and guidance to Election Data Application Specialist Is and other support staff. Employees receive general supervision from an Election Director, Election Deputy Director or other designated administrative staff. The work may require travel to data processing locations to attend meetings or to perform other assignments such as voter registration. Employees may be required to work evenings and weekends, particularly prior to and following an election. The Election Data Application Specialist I and II are differentiated on the basis of degree of supervisory control exercised by the supervisor over these employees. The Election Data Application Specialist I learns to perform duties under close supervision while the Election Data Application Specialist II performs the full range of duties under general supervision.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: One year of experience in the operation of data entry devices.


1. Specialized, documented training in data processing may substitute for six months of the required experience.

2. General clerical experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required education. General clerical experience is defined as work performing a variety of clerical duties which are clear-cut and typically found in office settings, such as filing, copying, posting data and directing telephone calls.

3. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Computer Clerk and Assistant classifications or Computer Clerk and Assistant specialty codes in the General, Administrative, Clerical, and Office Services field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.


Strong preference will be given to applicants that possess the following preferred qualification(s). Include clear and specific information on your application regarding the qualifications.

The preferred candidate for this position will possess:

One year of experience managing data using Excel.

Experience composing correspondence.

Ability to talk on the phone for long periods of time.

Customer service skills

Experience conducting training.

Ability to collaboratively work in small groups.



Limited to those applicants willing to accept employment in Talbot County, Maryland.


1. Employees in this classification are required to be registered voters in the State of Maryland in accordance with the Election Law Article, Section 2-207(d).

2. Employees in this classification may not hold or be a candidate for any elective public or political party office or any other office created under the Constitution or laws of this State in accordance with the Election Law Article, Section 2-301(b).


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date. Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the eligible (employment) list for at least one year.



The online application process is STRONGLY preferred. If you are unable to apply online, you may mail a paper application to:         

Maryland State Board of Elections

Attn: Recruitment 151 West St.

Suite 200

Annapolis, MD 21401  

Please read the job announcement in its entirety before applying for this recruitment. Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire.

If you are having difficulty with your user account or have general questions about the online application system, please contact the MD Department of Budget and Management, Recruitment and Examination Division at 410-767-4850 or

For questions regarding this recruitment, please call 410-269-2866.

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay: 1-800-735-2258

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-269-2866 or by emailing

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.