Extra Help - Election Worker

  • County of Colusa
  • Colusa, California
  • Sep 28, 2021
Part Time Public Information and Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Salary: 14.00 USD
  • Apply By: Jun 30, 2021



Under close supervision, performs a variety of general support functions in connection with the election process. This is an extra help position and may be filled by several individuals to meet the needs of the Clerk-Recorder’s Office. Successful applicants will be scheduled as needed and schedules may vary.

Job Description


Important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

Sorts, counts, files and reviews and proofs Affidavits of Registration, absentee voter applications and ballots.

Prepares and boxes election materials, supplies and petitions for transportation, mailing and storage.

Inventories election materials in the Elections Division and at other warehouse facilities.

Prepares, packs, unpacks, and may deliver election materials to polling places and elections officers.

Verifies signatures on petitions and returned absentee ballots.

Sorts and files cancelled Affidavits of Registration.

Performs occasional data entry of simple keyboard operations.

Proofs various election materials for accuracy and screens telephone calls and provides information where possible.

Prepares and labels sample ballots, pamphlets, and state ballot pamphlets for mailing which includes bagging and lifting up to fifty pounds of election materials in mail cages and transports cages to the post office.

Performs related duties as required.

Job Requirements


Any combination of experience and training that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:

- A high school diploma or GED equivalent is required. 

- Some clerical experience is preferred.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable employees with disabilities to perform the essential duties. Sit and data entry for extended periods; frequently stand and walk; periodic exertion of physical efforts, such as bending, stopping and squatting; normal manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs; corrected hearing and vision to normal rang; verbal communication; use of office equipment, including computer, typewriter, telephone, calculator, copiers, FAX, and ballot counter.

Special Instructions

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A complete application packet will include:

- A signed completed standard Colusa County Application REV.111317

Submitting an incomplete packet may result in the disqualification of your application.

The applications will be used to select the best-qualified applicant to participate in the selection process. A skills examination may be administered to those candidates meeting the minimum qualifications. A qualifications appraisal interview will be used to assess the candidate's knowledge, skills and training experience. The Clerk-Recorder Registrar will make the final selection and appointment.

Additional Information

THIS POSITION IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED. It is to your advantage to submit an application as soon as possible as the recruitment may close at any time. Application forms must be filled out completely and show clearly that all minimum requirements are met. Faxed and closing date postmarked applications will not be accepted. Meeting the announced requirements does not guarantee selection in the examination process. Note: The information contained in this flyer is general in nature and does not constitute an expressed or implied contract. Colusa County does not reimburse applicants for any travel or related expenses incurred in connection with applying for employment. Colusa County participates in E-Verify. To view the Notice of E-Verify Participation and the Right to Work posters, please visit the Employment Opportunities section of the Colusa County website. Retirees: Colusa County invites all qualified candidates to apply for positions; however, pursuant to Government Code Section 21221 (h) and 21224, hiring restrictions may apply to California Public Sector Pension Plan Retirees.


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