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ELECTION SUPERVISOR II

Recruitment #19-001487-0002

GRADE

9990

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore County Board of Elections

11112 Gilroy Rd.

Hunt Valley, MD  21031

Main Purpose of Job

An Election Supervisor II is supervisory work in a local election office. Employees in this classification supervise the work of Election Clerk Supervisor Is, Election Clerks and other support staff and may have additional administrative responsibilities related to the entire office operation. Employees receive general supervision from an Election Director or Election Deputy Director. The work may require travel to schools, nursing homes or other facilities to attend meetings, register voters, train election officials and voter registration volunteers or provide related services. Employees may be required to work evenings and weekends, particularly prior to and following an election. The Election Supervisor II is differentiated from the Election Supervisor I in that the Election Supervisor II may have administrative responsibilities related to the entire office operation and may supervise Election Supervisor Is. The Election Supervisor II is differentiated from an Election Deputy Director in that the Election Deputy Director has the authority to act in the stead of the Election Director in the Election Director's absence.

POSITION DUTIES

Assists the Election Director and the Election Deputy Director in the administration of the office by assisting with budget preparation, reprecincting, office staffing and organization, and developing, revising and implementing office practices and procedures; Supervises Election Clerks and other support staff engaged in processing and maintaining voter records and applying election laws, rules and procedures to work problems; Trains Election Clerks and other support staff in the full range of specialized clerical work in a local office; Performs the full range of specialized clerical work in a local election office, as needed; Coordinates and directs special projects when assigned such as the petition process; Compiles and maintains statistics; Answers inquiries regarding election procedures in person, by telephone, by U.S. mail and by electronic mail; Registers voters at local election office and outside facilities, completes registration forms and assigns voter district and precinct; Assists the Election Director or Election Deputy Director in reprecincting by obtaining census information, researching appropriate boundary lines and markers, and checking and recommending potential polling locations; Prepares election calendars; May recruit election officials needed to staff polling places, organize required training sessions, and implement and revise policies and procedures related to judge recruitment; May purchase and inventory supplies; May review reports and summarize information to facilitate review by the Election Director or Election Deputy Director; May spot check work performed independently for quality control; Performs other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Four years of experience applying election laws, rules and procedures in a local election office.

Notes:

1. Specialized clerical experience may substitute for the required experience applying election laws, rules and procedures in a local election office at the rate of one year for each six months of the required election office experience. Specialized clerical experience is defined as work in an office which requires reviewing, verifying and interpreting information in order to make determinations and resolve work problems in accordance with policies, regulations, guidelines and procedures.

2. General clerical experience may substitute for the required experience applying election laws, rules and procedures in a local election office at the rate of two years for each six months of the required election office experience. 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. College courses from an accredited college or university may be substituted for the required experience at the rate of 30 credit hours for one year of experience.

4. Additional experience applying election laws, rules and procedures in a local election office may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis.

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

-Experience  training and overseeing support staff.

-Experience working with election judges.

-Experience training in a classroom setting.

-Experience managing absentee voters or registration department.

-Experience conducting an election.

-Experience working with knowledge of federal, state, and local laws, statues, and processes and procedures.  

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

Limited to current Maryland State Board of Elections Employees only.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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).

SELECTION PROCESS

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.

Applicants must meet all minimum (and selective) qualifications to be considered, and to appear on the list of people eligible for hire. Please read all requirements before applying.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training and experience related to the requirements of the position.  It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Please report all experience and education that is related to this position.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

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

Board of Elections

Attn: Recruitment

151 West St.

Suite 200

Annapolis MD  21401

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-974-5126. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For more information you can contact chris.lohr@maryland.gov or call 410-269-2859.

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 Application.Help@maryland.gov. Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling: 410-269-2859 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258.

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.