Elections Clerk (Extra-Help)

Next Application Review Deadline: 5:00PM 08/22/2022

Recruitment #22-78329X-E1

Introduction

WHY JOIN US AT SOLANO COUNTY?

COMMITMENT TO SERVICE: Our mission is to serve the people and to provide a safe and healthy place to live, learn, work and play. 

We serve the public in many different ways, including: 
• Providing primary medical, dental, substance abuse, mental health and social services to residents, including the uninsured, low-income, and medically underserved, and administering federal, state, and local public assistance programs
• Providing law enforcement services in the unincorporated area of the county 
• Protecting the community from public health threats such as communicable diseases 
• Coordinating countywide responses to domestic violence and terrorism or other emergencies 
• Managing the criminal justice process after arrest (jail, prosecution, defense, probation) 
• Supporting other local governments through efficient property tax collection as mandated by the State, County and local jurisdictions; and, 
• Administration and enforcement of Federal, State, and Local laws and policies pertaining to environmental health, building construction, and land use planning 

OUR EMPLOYEES: Our diverse workforce is committed to fulfilling this mission and does so by exemplifying our IDEAL Core Values, engaging in our day to day work of serving the public with Integrity, Dignity, Excellence, Accountability, and Leadership. 



WHY WE EXIST: To ensure federal, state and local elections are conducted timely, responsibly, and with the highest level of professional election standards, accountability, security and integrity, intended to earn and maintain public confidence in the electoral process.
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THE POSITION

The Elections Clerk (Extra Help) position is a great way to gain experience and explore opportunities within Solano County!

As an Elections Clerk (Extra Help), you will perform a variety of routine clerical work in support of County election practices.  Additionally, you will receive and process information relevant to County elections and voter registration, and perform related work as required.  

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE

An ideal candidate will have basic clerical skills, and have the responsibility to perform clerical tasks and to apply general knowledge regarding elections and voter registration.  The ideal candidate is able to work within a framework of established procedures and perform clerical tasks with general instructions and assistance.  

This recruitment is intended to fill the Elections Clerk (Extra-Help) position.  Extra-help employees do not have rights to a regular position or continued employment and are excluded from civil service. The hours worked may be part-time or full-time, but hours cannot exceed more than 999 hours in a fiscal year.

Note: All CalPERS retirees applying for Extra Help positions must meet CalPERS post retirement employment requirements. Work must be performed for a limited duration and retiree annuitant may not work more than 960 hours per fiscal year. 

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Education: High school diploma or GED preferred 

Experience: Three (3) months of full-time work experience performing clerical tasks that demonstrates possession of and competency in the requisite knowledge and abilities.

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BENEFITS/ WHAT'S IN IT FOR YOU?


Extra-help employees who work less than 29 hours per week do not typically receive or accrue benefits of regular employees during their period of employment. All extra-help employees accrue .034 hours of Paid Time Off for every full hour worked.

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CULTURE OF LEARNING AND DEVELOPMENT

Solano County is committed to “Invest In and For the Future” by providing training resources to encourage employee professional development and growth within our organization. While employed with Solano County, employees have the opportunity to pursue their career goals, interests, and develop the competencies on the Solano County Leadership Development Model by participating in the following programs: 

• Annual Education Fair 
• County Mentoring Program 
• Leadership Academy 
• Supervisory Trainings 
• Skill Development Trainings 
• Self-paced learning opportunities

SELECTION PROCESS

This recruitment will remain open until all Elections Clerk (Extra-Help) positions are filled:

Current Application Window:

  • 08/22/22 - 5:00PM - Deadline to submit applications
  • 09/05/22 - 09/09/22 - Tentative window for department interviews
Based on the information provided in the application documents, the qualified applicants may be invited for further examination and will either be pre-scheduled by the Department of Human Resources or be invited to self-schedule. All applicants meeting the minimum qualifications are not guaranteed advancement through any subsequent phase of the examination. Depending upon the number of applications received, the selection process may consist of an initial application screening, a mandatory information meeting, a supplemental questionnaire assessment, a written and/or practical exam, an oral board exam, or any combination listed. Responses to supplemental questions may be used as screening and testing mechanisms and will be used to assess an applicant’s ability to advance in the process; as such, responses to supplemental questions should be treated as test examination responses. Information contained herein does not constitute either an expressed or implied contract.

All potential new hires and employees considered for promotion to management, confidential positions or unrepresented positions will be subject to a background and reference check after contingent job offer is accepted.  These provisions are subject to change.

RETIREES - Solano County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however pursuant to Government Code Section 21221(h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.

HOW TO APPLY

Please visit the County of Solano website, www.jobsatsolanocounty.com, to apply. Applications must be submitted through the JobAps system. Paper copies of applications are not accepted. All additional application materials as requested in the job announcement (degree/transcripts, certificates, DD-214 if applicable, ADA Accommodation Request) must be submitted by fax to (707) 784-3424, or by email to recruitment@solanocounty.com.  Be sure to include the recruitment title (Elections Clerk (Extra-Help)) and the recruitment number (22-78329X-E1) in your email or fax, and are due by the application review date. 

Previously submitted application materials (i.e. copies of diploma and/or transcripts, etc.) for prior recruitments will not be applied for this recruitment but must be re-submitted for this recruitment.

Any further questions can be directed to the Department of Human Resources at (707) 784-6170, business hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EOE/AA.

Please note that all dates/times listed in the job announcement are Pacific Time.

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT

It is the policy of Solano County that all employment decisions and personnel policies will be applied equally to all County employees and applicants and be based upon the needs of County service, job related merit, and ability to perform the job.

APPLICANTS WITH DISABILITIES:  Qualified individuals with a disability, who are able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, and need an accommodation during any phase of the recruitment/testing/examination process (as detailed in the “Selection Process”), must complete the following Request for Testing Accommodation by Applicants with Disabilities Form:


This form must be received in the Human Resources Department by the final filing date of the recruitment.  Applicants will be contacted to discuss the specifics of the request.


SOLANO COUNTY




OUR COMMUNITY

Solano County is the ideal place to live, learn, work and play.  The America's Promise Alliance has named Solano County as one of the 100 Best Communities for Young People for six straight years—the only California community with that distinction.

  • Live – Solano County as well as cities within the County have ranked in the top 15 hottest markets across the country and within the Bay Area due to prime location and affordability.
  • Learn – Higher education abounds! Within the County, education choices include: Solano Community College, CSU Maritime Academy, Brandman University, and Touro University. Bordering our County is the renowned University of California Davis.
  • Work – The blend of agriculture, corporate business and pleasant lifestyle enhance the attraction of Solano County. Blessed with a thriving agricultural economy, the county is also home to biotechnology and other growth industries.
  • Play - Situated midway between San Francisco and Sacramento—the State capitol, Solano County is home to rolling hillsides, waterfronts and fertile farmland. County residents can enjoy day trips to the San Francisco Bay area, Lake Tahoe region and the Napa and Sonoma Valleys.

County Population (2019): 447,643

The provisions of this bulletin do not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Any provision contained in this bulletin may be modified or revoked without notice.  

SOLANO COUNTY IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER



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