Election Coordinator

Charter Township Of Clinton   Clinton Township, MI   Full-time     Administration / Clerical
Posted on October 9, 2021

Charter Township of Clinton

Election Coordinator Permanent full-time

Election Coordinator position $56,285 - $66,476 annually (40 Hours per week) includes benefits 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.

GENERAL SUMMARY:
Under the general supervision of the Township Clerk and/or Deputy Clerk, this position assists the Clerk’s Office relative to the administration of all Township, County, State and Federal elections held in the Township. In addition, this position maintains voter information and history, assists with a variety of election related duties and acts as a liaison with the Bureau of Elections. Also, performs related work as requested.

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 the Clerk’s Office.

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.