Jan 09, 2023

Senior Clerk/Recorder/Elections Technician

  • Placer County
  • Auburn, CA, USA
  • $50,502 - $63,045 yearly
Full time Admin-Clerical Customer Service Government Legal

Job Description

 Placer County is currently accepting applications for the position Senior Clerk/Recorder/Elections Technician.

Senior Clerk/Recorder/Elections Technicians perform the more specialized, complex and responsible administrative, clerical and document processing functions within the elections and/or recording divisions of the Clerk/Recorder/Elections Office; serve as a resource to assigned staff and the public regarding the more complex areas of assignment; provide lead supervision to clerical and technical staff; and perform other duties relative to assigned areas of responsibility.

The mission of the Placer County Clerk-Recorder-Elections Office is to provide courteous, timely, and professional recording and elections services to the citizens, businesses, and public agencies of the county with the utmost integrity, transparency, consistency, fairness, legal compliance, and cost effectiveness, using both the trained and committed staff of the department and technology to advance operations.

The employees of the Placer County Clerk-Recorder-Elections Office work as a team, to foster an environment of loyalty and respect for each other. They are dedicated and purpose-driven, and collectively strive to provide the public with courteous, prompt and professional service. With the Placer County Clerk-Recorder-Election’s Office, you will be given the opportunity to build on your knowledge and skills and share ideas and information!

The Office of the County Clerk-Recorder-Elections is comprised of three units: Clerk, Recorder, and Elections.  

There are currently two (2) Senior Clerk/Recorder/Elections Technician vacancies - one (1) with the Clerk's Office and one (1) with the Elections Office.

Typical duties when assigned to the Clerk’s Office include: issuing birth, death and marriage vital record copies; performing civil marriages, including same sex marriages; and filing fictitious business name statements.

Typical duties when assigned to the Elections Office include: processing voter registration cards; processing vote-by-mail requests and official ballots; surveying and securing polling locations; recruiting and training poll workers; filing official candidate paperwork; conducting voter outreach programs; and conducting federal, state, and local elections. Election season typically results in the necessity to work some weekends, evenings, and County-observed holidays. Positions in Elections typically require a valid driver's license.

 This classification received a general wage increase of 4% effective 7/2/22 and is scheduled to receive subsequent general wage increases of 4% in July 2023 and 4% in July 2024.

Placer County offers an expedited process for qualifying certain applicants for interviews. Candidates currently employed, or employed within the last year, by a public agency operating under a personnel civil service or merit system may be eligible to be placed on a Public Agency Eligible List (PAEL) and certified as eligible for appointment to a similar job assignment without going through the examination process.  For more information on the Public Agency Eligible List, and to apply for this excellent opportunity, please follow the link to our website and click on Employees of other Public Agencies. Applicants who do not meet the PAEL eligibility requirements but meet the minimum qualifications may apply through Recruitment #2022-13405-01.

The recruitment will be open until filled. Interested Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately.

Placer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer