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ELECTION DIRECTOR III

Recruitment #21-001497-0001

GRADE

SBE 17 

LOCATION OF POSITION

Baltimore County Board of Elections
1112 Gilroy Rd.
Hunt Valley, MD 21031

Main Purpose of Job

The Board of Elections’ main purpose is to promote voter education/registration and to ensure the integrity of election procedures, to ensure that elected officials are elected in accordance with Federal, State and County Election Laws. The purpose of the Election Office is to guarantee that every eligible citizen in Baltimore County is given the opportunity to register and vote to ensure a democratic process.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Education:     A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

Experience:   Four years of experience applying federal, State, and local election laws and regulations applicable to conducting elections, which must have included at least one presidential or gubernatorial election and four years of supervisory or management experience.  

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute four years of election experience for the required education.

2. Candidates may substitute five years of supervisory experience or project management experience for the required experience.  

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.

1. Experience preparing and administering a financial budget for an office or corporation.

2. Experience using communication skills to maintain and sustain effective, transparent relationships with staff, the public, the media, government and oversight officials, as well as elected officials.

3. Experience conducting an election and multi-tasking.

4. Experience supervising support staff, conducting performance evaluations, and experience training adults in a classroom setting

5. Experience interpreting Federal, State and local laws, statutes, processes and procedures.

6. Possession of a Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Employees in this classification may be assigned duties which require travel. Employees assigned such duties may be required to possess a motor vehicle operator’s license valid in the State of Maryland.

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), 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).

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.

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

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 West St., Suite 200, Annapolis, MD 21401. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing the online or paper application. Paper application materials must be received by 5 pm, close of business, on the closing date for the recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted. If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please email the requested information to Chris Lohr at Chris.Lohr@maryland.gov.  Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. 

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.