Supervisor of Elections
of Leon County, FLThe Supervisor of Elections is an EEO/ADA employer.
NOW HIRING SEASONAL POSITIONS
The Supervisor of Elections Office for Leon County is now accepting applications for upcoming 2018 seasonal positions to help us ensure a successful election year. As future opportunities open between now and July, they will appear here, so please check back regularly.
• Information Technology (IT) Assistants
• Early Voting Assistants
• Voter Services Assistants
Successful applicants are those who thrive in a fast-paced, positive, team-oriented atmosphere. Most assignments require 40 hours per week with some periods of overtime and will end before Thanksgiving 2018.
To be considered, carefully read the information below and complete an online application form.Application Form
For All PositionsSkills include:
• Strong attention to detail
• Accuracy and speed in processing data
• Ability to stay focused and on task even with repetitive tasks
• Ability to collaborate in a team atmosphere
• Critical thinking and decision making
• Friendly, patient and professional customer service
• Ability to handle pressure and firm deadlines
• Ease with learning new software and technologyRequirements include:
• The highest level of integrity, responsibility and teamwork
• A commitment to continue employment through the end of the assignment (Once training is complete, it is very difficult for us to replace team members in time for a successful election. If you don’t believe you can commit to the entire assignment, these positions won’t be the right fit for you.)
• Acceptable criminal background checkMost positions include:
• Voluntary healthcare coverage (premium cost shared with employer)
• Salaries starting at $11 per hour and varying based on experience and specific job duties
• Overtime paid at time-and-a-half
• Significant periods of overtime during the weeks leading up to each election (August 28th and November 6th)
• Automatic enrollment in the Florida Retirement System
• Other Personnel Services (OPS) status; does not include paid leave
Information Technology (IT) Assistants
The assignment for these employees is expected to run from May through November 21, 2018.Duties include:
· Help desk support for 19 permanent and dozens of seasonal employees.
· Preparing work stations and software installations for seasonal hires and phone bank workers.
· Setting up and supporting phone, network, and wireless infrastructure as well as computer workstations, peripherals, and voting equipment for 8 early voting locations throughout the county.
· Testing and preparing voting equipment for election day polling locations.
· Tracking inventory and usage patterns for ink, paper, and other consumables.
· Processing website updates through a Content Management System.
· Pulling reports and analyzing data from a variety of databases.
· Supporting other program teams as needed.
Additional knowledge in GIS, network security protocols, Crystal Reports, coding, and election laws and procedures is desirable but not required.
Must be able to work under pressure with composure, work overtime during election cycles while completing tasks in a timely manner, lift up to fifty pounds, and possess an insurable driver’s license. Work is generally split between an office-type environment and a warehouse-type environment.
Early Voting Assistants
This assignment is expected to run from July 9 through November 21, 2018.Duties include:
These employees primarily work at the Leon County Election Center. Roughly two weeks before each election, some will be reassigned to manage one of the early voting satellite locations throughout the county. Others will be asked to provide rover and technical assistance county-wide, requiring a reliable personal vehicle. Others will provide administrative support from the main office. Successful applicants will have experiences varying among customer service, data entry, balance reconciliation, warehouse logistics support, small group presentations, and volunteer coordination. This is a dynamic, active team with each member shining in their own areas of skill and experience.
Between elections, duties include supply inventory management, recruitment and training of early voting workers, preparing and updating databases and reports, testing equipment, and assisting other project teams as needed. Some work is physical, requiring lifting up to 50 pounds and standing for extended periods of time. Expect routine Monday-Friday full-time office hours with occasional opportunities for overtime.
When early voting is underway, duties include managing voting activities, troubleshooting voter concerns, reconciling daily ballot totals, preparing and packing supplies, driving between locations to deploy and retrieve equipment, delivering and retrieving ballots, and providing technical support at satellite locations. Expect significant overtime with ten-hour days, including weekends, during these time periods.
Voter Services Assistants
The assignment for these employees is expected to run from June 26 through November 21, 2018.Duties include:
• Processing voter registration applications and updates
• Answering phones and assisting walk-in’s
• Verifying petition signatures
• Assisting candidates with reporting requirements
• Processing incoming and outgoing mail
• Preparing bulk correspondence
• Coordinating requests and processing returns for Vote by Mail ballots
Candidates must be able to multitask and work effectively with many colleagues in an open office environment. As the first point of contact for the office, professionalism in appearance and conduct is of utmost importance. Routine business hours are 8:30AM to 5PM, Monday-Friday. Work weeks average 40 hours with some periods of fewer hours and some periods of overtime to meet occasionally unpredictable workloads. Overtime is rotated among staff members and may include weekends, evenings, and holidays.
Successful candidates will be punctual and reliable, communicative but not overly chatty, able to gracefully give and accept constructive feedback among peers, and be self-motivated to learn and seek out opportunities to make a difference and build knowledge of elections processes.
How to Apply
Think a seasonal election support position is right for you?
Use this link to submit your resume and complete an application questionnaire to be considered for any of our openings.Application Form
We appreciate your interest, Positions will remain posted until filled. The Supervisor of Elections Office is an EEO/ADA employer.
Contact us at E...@leoncountyfl.gov
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