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Election Program Supervisor I

Recruitment #20-001465-0002


SBE 0013


The Baltimore City Board of Elections
417 E. Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21202

Main Purpose of Job

The main purpose of this position is to facilitate correspondence of various information from MDVOTERS. This position supervises and prioritizes work to accurately process work in a timely manner. The incumbent solves problems for customers in person, though emails and telephone calls.


Trains employees, other support staff and volunteers in election procedures such as registering voters.

Supervises and processes a full range of voter activities such as voter registrations, absentee ballot applications, provisional ballot applications and other related activities.  

Compiles and maintains statistics.  

Assists the Election Director or the Election Deputy Director or other designated staff in redistricting by obtaining census information, researching appropriate boundary lines and markers, and checking and recommending potential polling locations.

Recruits election officials needed to staff polling places, organizes required training sessions, and implements and revises policies and procedures related to judge recruitment.

Accepts and processes candidate and committee filings. Supervises the implementation and maintenance of polling place accessibility in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and State policies and guidelines.

Performs other related duties.


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

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


1. Candidates may substitute one year of specialized clerical experience for each six months of the required experience applying election laws, rules and procedures in a local election office. 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. Candidates may substitute two years of general clerical experience for each six months of the required experience applying election laws, rules and procedures in a local election.  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 thirty credit hours from an accredited college or university for one year of experience, for up to two years of the required experience.

4. Candidates may substitute additional experience applying election laws, rules and procedures in a local election office, on a year-for-year basis, for the required education.


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 with elections in an office, polling place, or political arena.

Experience with Microsoft Office programs. 

Experience with data processing.


Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require the operation of a motor vehicle. Employees assigned such duties will be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of 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), Annotated Code of Maryland.

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 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.



Online applications are highly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to SBE's HR Division at 151 W. St., Suite 200, Annapolis, MD 21401. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment, no postmarks will be accepted. 

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact SBE's HR Division at 410-269-2866. 

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by calling MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258. 

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. 

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruitment, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State's diversity.