Extra-Help Elections Technician

  • Merced County, CA
  • Merced, California
  • Jul 11, 2020
Variable Shift Clerical and Administrative Support Municipal or County Clerk Political or Public Affairs
  • Salary: $2,253.33 - $2,600.00 Monthly USD

Job Description

Examples of Duties

Please note:Extra-Help employees are not entitled to County benefits and are limited to a maximum of 25 hours per week.

Duties may include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Assist with sample ballot mailings
  • Assists with precinct worker training
  • Survey Merced County polling locations for accessibility issues pursuant to Americans with Disability Act requirements; maintain records of Temporary Mitigations required by site location
  • Organize and/or assist with the storage and maintenance of election equipment and supplies
  • May be required to operate a forklift (certification training provided by Merced County)
  • Responsible for delivery of voting booths and supplies before and after elections
  • Assists with logic & accuracy testing of equipment
  • May be assigned to troubleshoot election equipment and precinct issues on election day

Minimum Qualifications
Experience:
One (1) year of warehouse or delivery experience.

Education:
Equivalent to graduation from high school.

License:
Possess a valid California driver's license at time of appointment and maintain.
Essential Functions
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
  • Operate a personal computer
  • Communicate effectively with others in person, in writing, and over the telephone
  • Meet deadlines under stressful conditions
  • Resolve conflicts and respond appropriately to complaints
  • Interpret policies, procedures and regulations, and develop appropriate conclusions
  • Train and supervise volunteer or extra help staff
  • Repetitive motion, sitting for long periods, walking
  • Able to stand, walk, push, pull, bend, squat, and climb on a regular basis
  • Frequently lift 5 pounds or less; occasionally lift up to 80 pounds with assistance
  • Good over-all vision and color perception
  • Frequent use of eye/hand coordination
  • Occasional use of depth perception and peripheral vision
  • Normal dexterity with frequent writing
  • Frequent decision making, concentration, and public contact
  • Some assignments may require working weekends, nights, and/or occasional overtime
  • Occasional exposure to noise; occasional contact with dirt, dust, indoor/outdoor cold and heat; occasional exposure to varied weather conditions
  • Maintain confidential information in accordance with legal standards and/or County regulations
  • Operate a forklift or county vehicle, as needed and supervise volunteer or extra help staff.
  • Regular attendance is an essential function.
Knowledge of:
  • Election procedures and records required of the Registrar of Voters
  • Merced County geography
  • Principles of supervision and training
  • Americans with Disabilities accessibility requirements is desirable

Ability to:
  • Supervise staff involved in planning elections
  • Interpret and apply laws and regulations relating to elections
  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships
  • Organize warehoused items in a neat and orderly manner
  • Efficiently coordinate delivery of elections equipment and supplies


FAMILY CARE LEAVE

Family Care Leave applies to all employees who work 1250 or more hours in any twelve month period.

HEALTH PLANS AND LIFE INSURANCE

Extra-help employees are not entitled to County-paid medical, dental, vision, life insurance, Employee Assistance Program benefits and are not eligible to participate in the Deferred Compensation Plan.

JURY DUTY

Extra-help employees are not entitled to pay or receive reimbursement from the County for Jury Duty.

PAID TIME BENEFITS

Extra-help employees are not entitled to paid bereavement, vacation, or holidays.

PAID SICK LEAVE
Extra-help employees are entitled to accrue up to three (3) paid sick days (24 hours) in a 12-month period.

SOCIAL SECURITY

Extra-help employment earnings are not covered under Social Security. Merced County provides an alternate plan - Public Agency Retirement Services (PARS) - for extra-help employees who are otherwise not eligible for participation in the County's retirement system.

COMPENSATION/UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE:

The County does provide benefits to those eligible under the State Workers Compensation and Unemployment Insurance statutes.

THIS BULLETIN IS NOT A CONTRACT AND DOES NOT CREATE CONTRACTUAL OR LEGAL RIGHTS ON BEHALF OF ANY EMPLOYEE. THIS BULLETIN IS SUBJECT OF BEING SUPPLEMENTED, MODIFIED, WITHDRAWN OR OTHERWISE CHANGED PENDING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND/OR AT THE DISCRETION OF THE COUNTY EXECUTIVE OFFICER OR AS THE BOARD OF SUPERVISORS DEEM NECESSARY.

For answers to specific questions regarding employee benefits, please call Human Resources at 209.385.7682.


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Describe your computer experience using various software applications and the types of documents you have created using these applications.

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What experience do you have operating a forklift? Please include employer, job titles, duties performed, dates of employment, and hours worked.

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Do you have any safety-related training? Is so, please state the name and when you received it.

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