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Employment Opportunities

  • Employment opportunities with the Registrar of Voters office include permanent positions, election officer, election night worker, and other temporary positions within the office or warehouse.

    Permanent Employment

    The San Joaquin County Registrar of Voters is recruiting for the position of Elections Technician Supervisor. The recruitment closes on January 25, 2019 at 11:59:00 PM. For more information please go to:

    The San Joaquin County Registrar of Voter's Office is looking to fill vital Elections Technician Supervisor positions within the department and to create an eligible list which may be used to fill future vacancies.

    There are three areas the Elections Technician Supervisor may be assigned: Precinct Operations, Voter Registration & Voter Services, and Candidate Filing & Campaign Services.

    The Precinct Operations Supervisor oversees all operations related to precinct supplies and logistics, election officers, student poll workers, polling places and Election Day field operations.

    The Voter Registration & Voter Services Supervisor oversees all aspects of operations related to voter registration, including but not limited to, the public call center, petitions, provisional voting, streets-precincts-districts-GIS, and voter data reports.

    The Candidate Filing & Campaign Services Supervisor oversees the candidate filing process, including submissions of measures; proofreading and auditing of official ballots; layout, proofreading, production and mailing of the Sample Ballot & Voter Information Pamphlet; and certification of the election.

    This assignment also oversees campaign finance disclosure processes, submission of letters and resolutions to the County Board of Supervisors, working with other governing boards, including landowner and reclamation districts, and other duties related to candidate and campaign services.

    Please contact San Joaquin County Human Resources for more information.

    Election Officers

    Election Officers typically serve only on Election Day (once or twice most years) and receive a stipend for the day. Serving at a poll provides a look at the inner workings of elections and an opportunity to connect with the community. Election Officers are trained to set up the polling place, assist voters and maintain ballot security and voting equipment. Newer Election Officers are placed on teams with experienced volunteers. In an election, two different Election Officers positions are available at each polling place:

    • Clerk
    • Inspector

    Election Night Workers

    Election Night Workers assist with ballot counting on Election Night in the following roles:

    • Runners,
    • Unloaders,
    • Traffic controllers,
    • Ballot sorters,
    • Ballot inspectors and
    • Ballot scanners

    Election Officers and Election Night Workers are needed for the upcoming election on November 6, 2018. Visit the links below for more information on these positions and for applications.