Pay Grade: AC04
Bargaining Unit: AC
Hours Per Week: 37.5
Starting Pay Rate: $12.08 Hourly Job Status: Full Time
Location: Erie County Courthouse Posting Notice:
Please read the County of Erie Job Application Procedures before applying. Those wishing to apply for this position shall submit a comprehensive County Employment Application stating their qualifications to the Human Resources Department at the Erie County Courthouse, Room 501, Erie, PA 16501.
Employment applications can be accessed online by going to the Erie County Website at https://careers.eriecountypa.gov/job-listings. Click on the job announcement of choice, and click the Apply Now button at the bottom of the page. All submissions are done electronically.
The County of Erie is an equal opportunity employer and complies with the Americans with Disability Act. We do not discriminate because of age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability. All are encouraged to apply.
All new hires are subject to a criminal background check.
Definition of Class
Under direction, performs clerical work relating to the registering of voters; processing of absentee mail-in ballots; answering questions and finding information for voters and candidates; assists in administration of Election Day activities. Receives direct detailed instruction for routine repetitive work that is described in procedural rules. May need to oversee work of per diems. Work is verified upon completion.
Duties & Responsibilities
Processes and verifies new registrations, and changes, processes absentee/mail-in ballots applications, assists with voter mailings; candidate reports as needed. Maintains Pennsylvania Registry of Voters through daily interactions with the public in person and on the phone. Assists election supply replenishing and/or updating materials contained in election supply bags. Demonstrate knowledge of County voting system and basic tenets of Pennsylvania Election Law. Demonstrate patience and skill in solving issues for voters and assisting in all ways required so voters may vote in person or by mail. The above statements reflect the general details considered necessary to describe the principle functions of the job and shall not be considered as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Must possess or obtain better than average data entry skills, which is the basis for the majority of all required work. Must possess or obtain working knowledge of State Voter Registration Computer System used by County Office. Must possess or obtain basic knowledge of Voter Registration/ Election laws. Possess ability to take direction, work with others, read well, and give attention to detail. Possess ability to work under daily, monthly and yearly deadlines.
Minimum Requirements & Qualifications
1. High School Diploma or GED with Business Curriculum, and 1 year of office/data entry experience
2. Minimum of 6 months experience in Voter Services or 1 year experience in another office setting which interacts with the public.
3. Must be able to Type a Minimum of 50 Words Per Minute with Accuracy
4. Advanced Working Knowledge of Microsoft Office