Elections Warehouse Technician/Field Technician (Extra-Help, Seasonal)

  • County of San Mateo, CA
  • Redwood City, California
  • Nov 05, 2019
Full Time Engineering Information Technology and Communication Services Municipal or County Clerk Political or Public Affairs Purchasing and Warehouse
  • Salary: See Position Description

Job Description

PEOPLE FIRST - Conduct fair, accurate and transparent elections to increase public participation and confidence

The San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division is seeking seasonalElections Warehouse Technicians/Field Techniciansto assist in the upcoming March 3, 2020 Presidential Primary Election. The Elections Division is a fast-paced environment; this is an excellent opportunity to work with a group of dynamic, well-organized and highly efficient individuals committed to the democratic process.

We are currently seeking dedicated and hard-working individuals for the temporary, full-time classification of office assistant to be hired into one of the following areas:

Elections Warehouse Technician
  • Testing functions of electronic voting equipment
  • Staging heavy equipment containers for delivery
  • Inventorying and moving voting equipment and Vote Center supplies
  • Assisting in delivery and pickup of voting equipment at Vote Centers
  • Assisting in delivery of spare equipment and supplies to Vote Centers

Elections Field Technician
  • Testing functions of electronic voting equipment
  • Assisting in delivery, connection and testing of voting equipment at Vote Centers
  • Troubleshooting voting equipment at Vote Centers
  • Assisting in delivery of spare equipment and supplies to Vote Centers
  • Driving regularly to each Vote Center on an assigned route to make sure that all equipment is properly functioning

The Elections Warehouse Technicians and Elections Field Technicians are classified as an Office Assistant. The hourly wage for these positions is $19.88.

NOTE: This is an extra-help, at-will assignment, paid on an hourly basis. Extra help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment. Overtime is expected.
Ideal warehouse technicians/field technicians will have a minimum of one year of computer experience or education and experience in fast-paced manual labor. Preferred candidates will have attention to detail and be able to lift and carry materials weighing more than 50 pounds. All candidates should be comfortable driving for assignments as necessary. Drivers will either use county vehicles or be reimbursed for their mileage. Ability to work multiple elections is preferred. Office hours are 8:00 am to 4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. These positions may require weekend and evening work assignments.

Critical skills for all election worker office assistant positions include the ability to prioritize work, coordinate several activities, organize and maintain accurate files and records, and understand and carry out oral and written directions.
Anyone may apply for these important positions. The examination process will consist of an application screening (weight: pass/fail) based on the candidates' application, followed by a departmental interview (weight: 100%).

This is a continuous recruitment.The Elections Division will screen applications as they are received and will contact qualified candidates for department interviews. The positions could be filled at any time.

PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE ELECTIONS DIVISION OR THE HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT. The Elections Division will contact you by phone or email if your qualifications meet the current needs.

Because these are full-time (temporary) positions, candidates whose applications indicate they are currently employed in a full-time capacity will not be contacted. However, if you are currently employed and would like to be considered, please indicate in your resume how you could meet the required work schedule given your current employment.

IMPORTANT:Applications for this position will only be accepted online. If you are currently on the County's website, you may click the"Apply Online"button. If you are not on the County's website, please go tohttp://jobs.smcgov.orgto apply.

(Computer access is available for free at any San Mateo County Library. Computer stations are also located at various County locations including 455 County Center, in the lobby of the first floor.)

Apply immediately. This recruitment is open on a continuous basis and selections may be made at any time within the process.

Tentative Interview Dates:
Starting December 2, 2019

At the County of San Mateo, we take pride in the way our employees bring together their diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives to serve our community's needs. The County is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Analyst: Chet Overstreet (Office Assistant I - E334)

Registration & Elections Division
40 Tower Road San Mateo, CA 94402