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Employment in Elections

Current Openings

Administrative Assistant to Elections Manager

This position coordinates and provides administrative and clerical support to the Elections Division Manager.

The Administrative Assistant serves as a liaison between the department and other departments/divisions, staff members, County officials, the public, community leaders, outside agencies, or other individuals or organizations. This position conducts candidate qualifying, receives candidate campaign forms, and maintains the confidentiality of departmental documentation. 

Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or GED required; supplemented by three years of responsible experience in secretarial, office administration, customer service or similar field (preferably in a municipal environment); or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.

Licenses and Certifications

May require possession and maintenance of valid State of Georgia Notary Public certification.

Physical Abilities

Tasks require the ability to exert light physical effort in sedentary light work, which may involve lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of objects and materials of light weight (5-10 pounds). Tasks may involve extended periods of time at a keyboard or workstation.

For more information or to apply, click the link:  https://bit.ly/AdminAsstElections

Seasonal Clerk – Absentee Divisions

This is an ongoing job posting with no closing date and POSITIONS ARE FILLED ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS. Applicants will be contacted by phone for interviews. No calls, please.


Under the direction of the Absentee Supervisor, the Seasonal Clerk has responsibilities involving Absentee by Mail and Advance Voting and projects as assigned. Your schedule is based on the needs of the Elections Department. This is not a part-time position, it is a seasonal position. There are no set schedules and you may be assigned to work at any of our Advance Voting locations. A partial list of tasks that could be assigned are sorting and processing mail, answering phones, processing applications for Absentee Ballots by Mail, issuing ballots, voting in-person voters, various clerical and data entry tasks, accepting returned ballots, and preparing ballots for tabulation.

Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be a current Cobb County Resident and a registered voter
  • Must be a minimum 18 years of age
  • Must have the ability to read/write/speak the English language, bilingual is helpful but not necessary
  • Must be able to work as needed (some days up to 10-12 hours). This is full time seasonal position with no set schedule. 
  • Must be able to stand, sit, bend and manipulate documents.
  • Basic computer skills are needed
  • Must not hold a current Public Office position
  • Election experience preferred but not required.
  • At least ten years must have passed since satisfying all terms of any Felony conviction
  • Documentation of GED/ high school education or higher required

Starting Pay Rate: $10.04/hour with NO BENEFITS

Employment is contingent on passing a mandatory County Background Check.

Please click to apply.

Seasonal Clerk - Registration Division

This is an ongoing job posting with no closing date and POSITIONS ARE FILLED ON AN AS NEEDED BASIS. Applicants will be contacted by phone for interviews. No calls, please.

Under the direction of the Registration Supervisors, the Seasonal Registration Clerk has responsibilities involving voter registration, provisional voting research, customer services, and projects as assigned. Your schedule is based on the needs of the Registration Department. This is a seasonal position, so therefore there are no set schedules and you may be assigned to work beyond standard office hour times during early/advance voting, on election day, and days after the election. A partial list of tasks that could be assigned are processing voter registration applications, customer service for citizens/voters via phone and in-person, election night provisional task, voter registration data entry task, and other clerical duties as assigned. Dedicated candidates to be considered for this position, must possess and uphold Voter Registration’s high standards of confidentiality in dealing with sensitive information, and absolute keen attention to details with data entry and/or research. Must be able to adapt to a sometimes high intense, fast-paced environment, completing various tasks on time and on schedule. Candidates must be committed to the days required during an election cycle (starting 45 days prior to an Election).

Requirements:

Must be a U.S. Citizen

Must be a current Cobb County Resident and a registered voter

Must be a minimum 18 years of age

Must have the ability to read/write/speak the English language, bilingual is helpful but not necessary

Must be able to work as needed (some days up to 10-12 hours). This is a full-time seasonal position with no set schedule. 

Must be able to stand, sit, bend and manipulate documents.

Basic computer skills are needed

Must not hold a current Public Office position

Election experience preferred but not required.

At least ten years must have passed since satisfying all terms of any Felony conviction

Documentation of GED/ high school education or higher required

Employment is contingent on passing a mandatory County Background Check.

Please click to apply.

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