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Recruitment #13-001486-001




Current vacancies at Howard County Board of Elections and Charles County Board of Elections.

Main Purpose of Job

An Election Data Application Specialist II is the full performance level of specialized data processing work in a local election office. Employees produce and verify data output. Employees in this classification do not supervise but may provide advice and guidance to Election Data Application Specialist Is and other support staff.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate.

Experience: One year of experience in the operation of data entry devices.


1. Specialized, documented training in data processing may substitute for six months of the required experience.

2. General clerical experience may substitute on a year-for-year basis for the required education. General clerical experience is defined as work performing a variety of clerical duties which are clear-cut and typically found in office settings, such as filing, copying, posting data and directing telephone calls.


1. Employees in this classification are required to be registered voters in the State of Maryland in accordance with the Election Law Article, Section 2-207(d).

2. Employees in this classification may not hold or be a candidate for any elective public or political party office or any other office created under the Constitution or laws of this State in accordance with the Election Law Article, Section 2-301(b).


Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application (and on separate pages, if necessary) to show that you meet the qualifications for this recruitment.  All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  We will not consider information submitted after this date.  Successful candidates will be ranked as Best Qualified, Better Qualified, or Qualified and placed on the employment (eligible) list for at least one year.

You must possess the minimum (and selective, if applicable) qualifications to be considered for this position.  If you are scheduled to complete an educational or licensing requirement within six months of the assessment, you may participate in the examination process.  Permanent Maryland State employees may also complete necessary experience requirements within six months of the date of the assessment.  However, such candidates will appear in pending status on the eligible list until documentation has been received that the educational and/or experience requirements have been met.  Credit may be given for relevant part-time, temporary, or volunteer experience, if you list the number of hours worked per week.  For education obtained outside the U.S., you will be required to provide proof of the equivalent American education as determined by a foreign credential evaluation service.  This evaluation must be submitted with your application.  All information used to determine your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date.  Therefore, be sure that you accurately and thoroughly complete the application.


The examination will consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position.  You may be required to complete a qualifications supplement, or the rating may be based on your application.  Therefore, it is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application.  Report all experience and education that is related to this position.




Online application process is STRONGLY preferred.  If online process is not available, please send your paper application by the closing date to:

Department of Budget and Management
Recruitment and Examination Division
301 W. Preston Street, Room 608
Baltimore, MD  21201

Fax# 410-974-5126

Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilties are available upon request by calling:  (410) 767-4850.

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

As an equal opportunity employer Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity.