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Election Program Supervisor I

Recruitment #23-001465-0002

GRADE

SBE 0013

LOCATION OF POSITION

Charles County Board of Elections
200 Baltimore St.
La Plata, MD 20646

Main Purpose of Job

An Election Program Supervisor I is the supervisory level of election programs in a local election office. Employees in this classification supervise and train employees, in various election programs, such as Election Clerks, Election Program Trainees, Election Program Assistants, Election Program Specialists and other support staff. Employees in this classification receive general supervision from an Election Director, Election Deputy Director or Program Manager. The work may require travel to election program related activities and events outside the election office; register voters; train election officials, voter registration staff and volunteers or provide related services. Employees may be required to work evenings and weekends, particularly prior to and following an election.

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 election office.

Notes:

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.

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 with the mail-in ballot program and receiving the ballots into the registration database.

2.Experience leading other people in a project and delegating assignments daily.

3.Experience with proofing voter registration data as well as mail-in ballots received.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

This position is limited to current Charles County Board of Elections employees only.

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.

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