County Of Santa Clara San Jose , CA 95101
Under limited supervision, to assist in the recruitment and training of poll workers, to assist in the coordination of polling places; to coordinate community outreach efforts; to proof read election materials and to perform a variety of specialized assignments in the Office of the Registrar of Voters.
The Registrar of Voters (ROV) is currently recruiting for a part year Bilingual Tagalog position.
Part year codes in the Registrar of Voters' Office shall be full time (40 hours per week) employees for at least six (6) months per fiscal year.
The fiscal year begins from July 1, of the year to June 30, the following year.
These part year positions will work a full calendar year January through December, working two fiscal years consecutively.
These part year positions will have a break in employment for one full calendar year, working every other year.
The list established will be used to fill other vacancies as they occur.
Also, the eligible list established may be used to fill temporary extra-help opportunities.
If interested in temporary work, please indicate on your job application.
This part year vacancy requires the candidate to be fluent in both English and Tagalog.
Applicants must successfully pass the bilingual certification exam to demonstrate proficiency in Reading, Writing and Speaking in both English and Tagalog.
ROV is seeking candidates with proofreading and/or translation experience.
Election experience is highly desirable.
Typical Tasks Conducts community outreach and presentations, voter education, and voter registration drives; Receives, researches and resolves questions and concerns of election officers; Provides telephone support for call-in communications center for all precincts prior to and on election days; Recruits and secures polling places and reads precinct maps to assure compliance with State and Federal mandates and processes related paperwork within defined guidelines; Schedules and administers training workshops for election workers; Recruits, instructs, trains, and evaluates temporary election workers such as Office Specialists; Proof reads voter election information and sample ballot text; Ensures election workers are compliant with departmental policies and standard operational procedures; Assists in the coordination of bilingual ballots, voter information pamphlets, election supplies and inventories; Prepares correspondence and writes reports related to volunteer status and community outreach; Researches and applies election and related codes and regulations as they relate to the assignment; Prepares reports on polling place compliance; Assists in the preparation of special equipment requirements and the delivery of precinct equipment and supplies to polling places; Troubleshoots and may provide minor maintenance to electronic voting equipment; Verifies, calculates, enters and checks hours worked for election workers; releases payroll to produce pay checks; Performs other related duties as required.
Employment Standards Sufficient training, education and experience that demonstrate the ability to perform the above tasks and demonstrate possession and application of the following knowledge and abilities: Experience Note: The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally acquired through training and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and 3 years work experience performing responsible administrative or customer relations work.
Special Requirements A valid California driver license is required prior to appointment.
Knowledge of: Effective communication and customer service techniques; Project planning and management; File management.
Computer applications such as word processing and/or database.
Ability to: Learn the laws, regulations and requirements governing the registration of voters and the conduct of State of California and Federal elections; Adhere to operational procedures in performing job functions; Adapt methods and procedures to meet changing program needs; Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with staff and others contacted in the regular course of work; Lead, train, monitor and evaluate the work of temporary staff; Exercise sound independent judgement, especially under stressful conditions; Communicate effectively both orally and in writing; Speak before large groups; Read and learn to interpret precinct maps; Operate a personal computer and related software; Learn technical and procedural aspects of electronic voting equipment; Work within tight deadlines and in a stressful environment; Work on Saturdays, Sundays and at odd and irregular hours on an "as needed" basis; Closing Date/Time: 10/1/2018 11:59 PM Pacific