Charter Township Of Clinton

Clinton Township , MI

Election Coordinator

Charter Township Of Clinton
Clinton Township, MI Full-time
Posted on March 31, 2019

Charter Township of Clinton

Election Coordinator

Permanent full-time Election Coordinator position $54,099 - $66,476 annually (40 Hours per week) includes benefit package. Successful completion of Civil Service Examination is required and applicants must meet all requirements set forth in the Employees Civil Service Ordinance. Pre-employment background investigation and substance abuse testing is required.

Principal Duties And Responsibilities:

This position coordinates the planning, organizing and overseeing of all election activities, including but not limited to the following: verifying signatures on local candidate petitions; ordering election supplies; maintaining and testing of election equipment; the set up and delivery of equipment to polling locations; storage of election night ballots and supplies; coordinates with the Department of Public Services regarding the utilization of employees for Election Day activities and destruction of election documents according to the State of Michigan Retention Schedule. Also, coordinates the following: maintenance, repair and set up of voting equipment and vehicle rentals and facility locations. As well as, acts as the liaison with the Bureau of Election Help Desk Staff and State QVF office, regarding troubleshooting hardware/software problems and/or concerns. Also, performs QVF upgrades and backs-up files. Analyzes election processes and procedures and provides recommendations to improve the process in terms of efficiency and ease of administration. In addition, assigns inspectors (as directed by the Township Clerk) to each precinct, including chairperson and co-chairperson and must proactively maintain knowledge of new State Election Law and the impact on Clerk’s Office.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities And Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires knowledge of commonly accepted practices in public relations, customer service, records/project management and general office operations and procedures. Applicant should have extensive knowledge of the (QVF) Qualified Voter File and Michigan State Election Law. Also, proficient knowledge of computers and electronic data management processing including word processing, excel and election software is required. In addition, applicant must possess strong coordinating skills and have the ability and/or skills to do the following: work varied schedules, with skill to remain focused during interruptions and distractions, establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, elected officials, supervisors and other Township departments, the public and outside companies and agencies.

Education And Experience:

This position requires an Associate’s Degree or equivalent college hours, but a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. A minimum of 4 years Election experience and Electronic Poll Book experience is required. Also, must maintain State of Michigan certifications upon hire.

The Charter Township of Clinton is an Equal Opportunity Employer, applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status or disability.