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Election Program Supervisor I

Recruitment #23-001465-0008


SBE 0013


Anne Arundel County Board of Elections
6740 Baymeadow Dr.
Glen Burnie, MD 21060

Main Purpose of Job

The Polling Place and Precinct Supervisor of the Anne Arundel County Board of Elections is responsible for ensuring the requirements for 152 Election Day polling places are met as well as nine (9) Early Voting facilities for approximately 410,000 active registered voters are in compliance with Federal, State, and Local statutes and have all necessary supplies in sufficient quantities in order to successfully hold an election. The employee also manages all projects pertaining to redistricting, reprecincting, consolidation, Disaster Recovery, and expansion of polling places. The employee supervises Election Program Specialists and Temporary Office Associates to complete all tasks in an accurate and efficient manner and may have additional administrative responsibilities related to the entire office operation.


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.

1. Experience conducting site surveys to ensure compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act.

2. Project management experience in the areas of site security plans, site procurement, agreements, leases, and negotiating the terms of a memorandum of understanding in accordance with the Election Laws of Maryland, COMAR, and federal election laws. 

3. Experience using MDVOTERS for precinct assignments and streetfiles. 

4. Experience using computer software to generate interior room design and layouts.

5. Supervisory experience in the areas of transportation and logistics.  

6. Experience coordinating, designing, and updating a disaster recovery plan. 


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. 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  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.

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.

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