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Election Program Assistant II

Recruitment #22-001460-0004

GRADE

SBE 0120

LOCATION OF POSITION

Frederick County Board of Elections
340A Montevue Lane
Frederick, MD 21702

Main Purpose of Job

This position serves as the office Election Training Program Coordinator. This includes the recruitment, training, scheduling and payroll for our Election Judges. It also includes developing and producing the Election Judges Manual, the training curriculum and training materials. It also includes leading the employees assigned to support these projects, including state-procured trainers. This position will also assist with the preparation of polling places supplies and forms, setup and delivery of voting equipment, and early voting and Election Day support as needed. This position will also work on special projects as assigned by the Director, including working in all other sections of the election office as needed. This includes but is not limited to such work as Voter Registration and Mail-In Ballot processing, petition verification, front office coverage. Compiles and maintains statistics. Assists with coordinating the office public outreach program. The incumbent will perform data entry and quality checks into the Statewide Voter Registration System while prioritizing work to assure timely completion of data processing tasks in accordance with office policies and procedures. Assists in organizing and instructing required training sessions following established policies and procedures. Performs all assigned tasks in a timely manner, under the direction of the Election Director and in accordance with state election law and COMAR.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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 board of election office.

Notes:

1. Candidates may substitute one year of specialized clerical, data processing, technical or administrative experience for each six months of the required experience applying election laws, rules and procedures in a local election office. Specialized clerical, data processing, technical or administrative 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, data processing, technical or administrative experience for each six months of the required experience applying election laws, rules and procedures in a local election office.  General clerical, data processing, technical or administrative experience is defined as work performing a variety of duties which are clear-cut and typically found in office settings, such as filing, copying, inputting data, general computer skills, and directing telephone calls.

3. Candidates may substitute thirty credit hours from an accredited college or university 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. Two years of experience applying election laws and regulations in a local board of elections office.

2. Experience communicating effectively verbally and in writing in a professional environment.

LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

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.

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 W. 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 410-269-2840.

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

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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.




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