The following duty statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and do not include other non-essential or marginal duties that may be required. The County reserves the right to modify or change the duties or essential functions of the job at any time.
Supports the election judge operation which may include but is not limited to, identify staffing needs and budget for temporary election personnel, oversee election judge training curriculum, lead annual Judge meetings and trainings, maintain temporary election worker database, create SCORE User accounts, and coordination with various external and internal stakeholders.
Supports, and ensures statutory compliance of election judge functions including: judge hiring, judge training, judge on-boarding, polling center operation, and any and all services relevant to election judge responsibilities.
Participates and supports in the hiring of all election judges.
Assists with the payroll timekeeping process for temporary election employees in partnership with the County Finance Department, including reviewing and approving employee timesheets.
Collaborates with Election Communication Coordinator to develop pre/post-training and pre/post-election feedback surveys for temporary election employees.
Supports developer of multimedia training materials, videos and job aids for election judges, temporary election workers and volunteers.
Assists with daily ballot reconciliation by the election judges at voter service and polling centers during the voting period.
Supports the employees answering the Election Judge hotline during the voting period and analyzes call logs to identify communication or training needs.
Collaborate with political party leaders, high schools, Universities, and community groups to identify and recruit potential election judges.
Subject matter expert of Voter Service Polling Center (VSPC) operation, WebSCORE, and overall Colorado election model operations.
Attends association and professional meetings to enhance and maintain knowledge of trends and developments in elections, as determined necessary by the Election Deputy Director, Chief Deputy Director and/or Clerk and Recorder.
Recommends and develops solutions to issues affecting the Election Service team and temporary judges.
Functions collaboratively when making Team decisions as a member of the Election Service team.
Exhibits strong commitment to the highest level of ethical standards, compassion, empowerment, confidence, and innovation.
Models the values and ethics of the County and leads by practicing and implementing Align Arapahoe initiatives.
Acts as point of contact with various internal and external agencies including the Secretary of State's office, Colorado County Clerk's Associations, political organizations, and temporary election judges.
Shows initiative, a self-starter and works independently.
Actively engaged as a team member, providing input and feedback.
PLANNING AND ORGANIZING
Assists with long-range recruitment/hiring plans to achieve operational objectives.
Ensures tasked programs and projects keep to schedules and are accomplished within budget projections.
HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Collaborates with the Election Service Manager and the Election Deputy Director with staffing plans to meet organizational, functional and/or operational requirements.
Coordinates temporary staff, sets work assignments, provides guidance and instruction on expectations and work.
Responds to temporary staff personnel issues, conferring with Election Service Manager and the Election Deputy Director.
Requirements SKILLS, ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES: Advanced knowledge of state statutes, rules, regulations, procedures and forms applicable to the operation of the Election Service team and Judge Hiring/Training.
Communication skills, both oral and written, which enable courteous and diplomatic interactions with the public, vendors, staff, and other County divisions.
Possess exceptional creative thinking and problem-solving skills.
Advanced understanding of statewide voter registration database (SCORE) and WebSCORE.
Leadership skills specifically pertaining to training.
Ability to document and formally present election business practices and procedures.
Ability to grasp complex and widely varied issues quickly, develop plans to implement actions to address the issues, and be able to communicate those issues in a clear, concise manner to management, staff, entities, and vendors.
Ability to work as part of the Election Division and promote teamwork with the staff.
Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES: Service FirstExcellent Quality Responsive Government Visionary Thinking Innovation Caring Leadership Effective Communication Fiscal Responsibility Integrity Respect for Others Safety Teamwork EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High School diploma or GED
3 years elections related experience
A combination of education and experience may be considered
PRE-EMPLOYMENT ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: This position requires successful completion of pre-employment background and motor vehicle checks.
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is generally confined to a standard office environment.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position.
Spends 50% of the time sitting and 50% of the time either standing or walking.
Occasionally lifts, carries, pulls or pushes up to 20 lbs.
Occasionally uses cart, dolly, or other equipment to carry in excess of 20 lbs.
Occasionally climbs, stoops, kneels, balances, reaches, crawls and crouches while performing office or work duties.
Verbal and auditory capacity enabling constant interpersonal communication through automated devices, such as telephones, radios, and similar; and in public meetings and personal interactions.
Constant use of eye, hand and finger coordination enabling the use of automated office machinery or equipment.
Visual capacity enabling constant use of computer or other work related equipment.
Definitions: Occasionally: Activity exists less than 1/3 of the time. Frequently: Activity exists between 1/3 and 2/3 of the time. Constantly: Activity exists more than 2/3 of the time.
As a regular full-time or part-time Arapahoe County employee you may be eligible for benefits such as:
Medical and Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life and Supplemental Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Retirement Plan and Deferred Compensation Plan, Flexible Benefit Plan, Pre-paid Legal Service Plan, Vacation and Sick leave time, Holiday pay, and the Training and Educational Reimbursement Program.
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.