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ELECTION DATA APPLICATION SPECIALIST I

Recruitment #17-001483-0001

GRADE

9990

LOCATION OF POSITION

Queen Anne's County Board of Elections

110 Vincit Street, Suite 102

Centerville, MD 21617

Main Purpose of Job

An Election Data Application Specialist I is the entry level of specialized data processing work in a local election office. Employees process, verify and audit voter records and apply election laws, rules and procedures to work problems. Employees in this classification do not supervise.

POSITION DUTIES

Prepare, update and complete changes of equipment inventory.

Complete entry changes daily;

Participate in voter outreach and educational programs including training voter registration volunteers both in person in the office and by attending community and public affairs;

Create checklists for supplies, materials, and equipment needed for the polling places to operate efficiently;

Serve the public and elected officials with information by telephone, mail, or in person by answering questions, supplying necessary forms and instructions;

Complete special projects, such as PEMS, L&A, SDR, locating and evaluating new polling places and other election related projects that arise;

Provide support and/or assistance t co-workers as needed in various departments to achieve their goals and deadlines. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

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

Experience: Six months of experience in the operation of data entry devices.

Notes:

1. 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.

2. Candidates may substitute U.S. Armed Forces military service experience as a non-commissioned officer in Computer Clerk and Assistant classifications or Computer Clerk and Assistant specialty codes in the General, Administrative, Clerical, and Officer Services field of work on a year-for-year basis for the required experience.  

DESIRED OR PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Experience operating data entry devices in a local election office during a presidential or gubernatorial election in the State of Maryland.

LIMITATIONS ON SELECTION

***Limited to current State Board of Elections employees.***

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

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).

SELECTION PROCESS

Please make sure that you provide sufficient information on your application 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.

EXAMINATION PROCESS

The assessment may consist of a rating of your education, training, and experience related to the requirements of the position. It is important that you provide complete and accurate information on your application. Please report all experience and education that is related to this position. 

 All information concerning your qualifications must be submitted by the closing date. We will not consider information submitted after this date.

BENEFITS

FURTHER INSTRUCTIONS

Online application process is strongly preferred. If online is not available, please send your completed application (by the closing date) to:

State Board of Elections

HR Recruitment

P.O. Box 6486

Annapolis, MD 21401-0486

For questions or to email additional information, please send to sylvial.brown@maryland.gov. To fax additional information, please fax to 410-974-5126.

 Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities are available upon request by contacting sylvial.brown@maryland.gov.

TTY  Users: call via Maryland Relay

We thank our Veterans for their service to our country, and encourage them to apply.

Bilingual applicants are encouraged to apply.

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