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Summary of Temporary Employment Opportunities



Ballot Department

Ballot Technician: Proofs draft ballots/notices/reports/audio for content and accuracy; Approval to print preparation/testing; Logic and accuracy preparation/testing; Election day ballot quality assurance; Ballot scanning/verification/filing;  Assist with ballot remakes, recounts and audits; Requires reading, listening (in a somewhat noisy environment), sitting/standing for long periods; Ability to follow step-by-step instructions; Knowledge of USB  sticks and how they are used; verifying written/electronic data; distinguishing between colors; twisting/bending/squatting, lifting/carrying 30lbs at time; Election night activities as assigned; safeguarding election results. 

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Ballot ProofingResponsible for the accurate proofreading of the ballots and other pertinent documents; Assists in the accurate preparation of all equipment needed to conduct business within the department; Assists with the various testing of ballot scanning equipment; Performs data entry and clerical tasks relative to all responsibilities of the department; Assists with the scanning of ballots leading up to and on election day, during the official canvass, recounts and audits;  Assists with the preparation, hand counting and filing of election materials during recounts and audits.

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Ballot Scanner OperatorThe scanner operator is paired with another employee and serves as a work team responsible for scanning vote-by mail ballots; Each team consists of an input operator and output operator who must stand next to a high-speed scanner for the majority of the workday;  Responsible for loading vote-by-mail ballots into a high-speed scanner and collecting the scanned ballots and placing them into location specific files; Monitors the high-speed scanner for jamming and any other equipment issues; Requires individuals to assist with the preparation of equipment and materials to be scanned and the subsequent storage of the scanned materials.

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 Nursing Home Election Official:  Travels to nursing homes within Cuyahoga County to deliver, assist, and return absentee ballots; Must have daily access to a personal vehicle, a current valid driver’s license, and auto insurance; Ability to work in a team environment and perform in a professional manner under stress when confronted with tight deadlines; Officials must demonstrate a professional attitude and appearance, as well as availability to work extended hours;  Must be either a registered Democrat or a registered Republican to comply with the agency’s bipartisan policies.

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Vote-by-Mail Election Official: The Vote-by-Mail (VBM) Election Official will assist the regular staff in the duties performed by the Ballot/Vote-by-Mail Department. Duties include opening mail, processing absentee applications, verifying voter registration; Assisting voters with resolving discrepancies on ballot applications; Basic data entry and word processing skills required. Customer service experience preferred.  

Vote-by-Mail Ballot Opener/CounterThe Ballot Opener/Counter is responsible for opening and counting the VBM ballots after they have been returned to the Board of Elections; Basic math skills required; Basic data entry and word processing skills helpful, but not required. 

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Candidate and Petition Services:

Early-in-Person Voting Election Official: Assist the Candidate and Petition Services team with coordination of all activities related to Early-in- Person voting; Assist with sorting and setting up ballots for early voting; Assist voters including, retrieving ballots for the voters and ensuring the voting experience is completed; Assist in maintaining voting machines, supplies and common areas used by the public; Answers phones and general questions from the public; Performs other duties as assigned; Must have strong customer service skills; Must have strong data entry and general computer knowledge.

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 Election Support Department

Warehouse Official: is required to be able to lift, push, and pull 50 pounds repeatedly; Physical activity such as bending, reaching, stooping, and extended periods of standing may be required; Officials must be competent at performing routine manual labor tasks; Excellent attention to detail; proven ability to understand and execute written and verbal instructions; assisting drivers with the loading, delivery, and unloading of polling place supplies; cleaning of voting materials; preparing election-related equipment and supplies are all necessary skills needed to succeed in this position;

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Registration Department

Registration Official: Performs various processes related to the verification of information on election petitions; Responsible for the data entry of various documents pertaining to the election process into the Board’s election software; Aids in the coordination of preparing various documents for processing such as voter registration cards and petitions; Proofreads documents for grammatical errors and accurate context; Aids in the proofing and testing of the electronic poll books; Ensures duties are conducted according to the NVRA and HAVA procedures; Prepares all reports as required; Safeguards sensitive documents and supplies.

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Election Officials Department

Recruiter: Assists in the recruitment, scheduling of training, and payroll processing for the polling location election officials, coordinators and other Election Day staff; Recruitment may require deployment to community events, designated recruitment spots, community centers, libraries, and other events scheduled by the Elections Officials Department; Responsible for assigning qualified applicants as poll workers or polling location coordinators to the various polling locations; Responsible for providing technical support to staff at the polling locations on Election Day; Performs data entry tasks and clerical functions relative to all responsibilities of the department.

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Trainer: Under the direct supervision of the Manager of the Election Officials Department, the Training Instructor is responsible for administering training techniques and election procedures to Election Day Officials; Training material content includes needed procedures, equipment, supplies and other necessary skills to successfully conduct an election in a professional, courteous, and lawful manner.

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Training Assistant: Primary function is to assist with the Election Official training classes including delivery of supplies, training room set-up, class instruction and assessment, and provides support to the Training Instructor.