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Minimum USD Salary: 53,494
Maximum USD Salary: 64,999

Industry: Voter Registration & Elections

Company: Sacramento County, CA

Salary : $53,494.56 – $64,999.44 Annually

Location : Sacramento, CA

Job Type: Permanent Full-Time

Job Number: 27905-A

Department: Voter Registration & Elections

Opening Date: 06/27/2024

Closing Date: 8/15/2024 5:00 PM Pacific

The Position

Come join one of !

This is a limited continuous filing exam. Next filing cut-offs are at 5:00 pm on:

7/11/2024, 8/1/2024, 8/15/2024 (Final)

Under general supervision, the Senior Election Assistant leads, plans, schedules, and oversees the work of Election Assistants while performing the same and/or more difficult duties as those being led. The incumbent also ensures completion of tasks in accordance with established policies and procedures; communicates policies, procedures and job expectations; and provides training to staff.
Examples of Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge Of

  • Principles and practices of leadership, mentoring, and training
  • Applicable federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations affecting the administration of elections and the registration of voters
  • Operational characteristics, services, and activities of assigned programs and functions
  • Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and other specialized applications related to area of assignment
  • Voting systems and processes used in voter registration and elections
  • Basic mathematics; including addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and fractions
  • English usage, spelling, grammar, and punctuation

Ability To

  • Lead and train elections staff
  • Plan, coordinate, assign, and review the work of staff
  • Provide work direction and instruction
  • Research and evaluate work problems, and recommend solutions
  • Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with others
  • Communicate courteously, clearly, and concisely, both verbally and in writing
  • Read, understand, explain and apply provisions of various federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations affecting the administration of elections and registration of voters
  • Apply customer service skills, including the identification of customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met
  • Prepare and conduct training programs
  • Read, write and speak English at a level necessary for satisfactory job performance

Employment Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

One year of full-time paid experience with a voter registration and elections office performing administrative tasks in support of local or statewide elections in the State of California.

Note: If the word “experience” is referenced in the minimum qualifications, it means full-time paid experience unless the minimum qualification states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.

General Qualifications

Criminal History and Background Checks: The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate’s ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained.

The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act.

License Requirement: A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Forklift Certification: Some positions in this class require the incumbent to obtain and maintain a valid forklift certification.

Selective Certification: Some positions in this class may require the ability to speak, read, write and/or translate in a language other than Standard English. Where required, these special skills may be used in performing such tasks as the following:

  • Gives information either by telephone or in person regarding registration and voting requirements or departmental services to persons whose understanding of standard English is limited.
  • Assists in proofreading translated materials.

Physical Requirements: Positions in this class require the incumbents to be able to lift materials weighing up to 50 pounds from floor level to approximately four (4) feet above floor level with assistance as needed.

Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.
Working Conditions: Positions in this class require the incumbents to:

  • Work weekends, holidays, and non-routine hours during peak operating times.
  • Work irregular hours and extended shifts during election cycles.

Probationary Period
The probationary period for this classification is twelve (12) months.
Application and Testing Information

APPLICATION

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. All applicants must complete and submit an online County of Sacramento employment application by 5:00 PM on the posted cut-off date. Click to apply.

County of Sacramento
Department of Personnel Services
Employment Services Division
700 H Street, Room 4667
Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone (916) 874-5593; 7-1-1 California Relay Service

Email
Inter-Office Mail Code: 09-4667

  • Employment applications and all documentation requested in this announcement must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
  • Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant’s computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
  • Your application should highlight all relevant education, training, and experience, and clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications for the position as of the cut-off date.
  • Application information must be current, concise and related to the requirements in this job announcement. You may only apply for this recruitment once. Duplicate and incomplete applications will be disqualified.
  • A resume may be included with your application, however it will not substitute for the information requested on the application.

SUPPLEMENTAL QUESTIONNAIRE

Applicants are required to provide a full and complete response to each supplemental question. The Supplemental Questionnaire is located in the tab marked “Supplemental Questions”. Please be descriptive in your response.

Note: Responses of “See Resume” or “See Application”, or copy and paste of work experience are not qualifying responses and will not be considered.

  • Supplemental Questionnaires must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date. Employment Services is not responsible for any issues or delays caused by an applicant’s computer or web browser. Applicants will be automatically logged out if they have not submitted their applications and all documentation prior to 5:00 p.m. on the cut-off date.
  • The supplemental questions are designed to elicit specific information regarding a candidate’s experience, education, and training. Responses should be consistent with the information on your application and are subject to verification.
  • Please provide place of employment, pertinent dates, and concise, descriptive and detailed information for each question.
  • If a job included responsibilities applicable to several questions, separate the different functions of the job to answer all the questions completely.
  • Resumes or referral to the application or other questionnaire responses will not be accepted in lieu of completing each question.
  • If you have no experience, write “no experience” for the appropriate question.
  • For many individuals, it is more efficient to develop responses to the supplemental questions in a word processing document and then paste them into the final document to be submitted. Changes or corrections to your Supplemental Questionnaire cannot be made once your application packet has been submitted.
  • If the Supplemental Questionnaire is used in the Formula Rate exam, failure to complete all of the questions or incomplete responses will result in a lower score. While scoring the Supplemental Questionnaire, the candidate’s application and/or attachments will not be reviewed, therefore, a candidate’s responses to the questions should be accurate, thorough, detailed, and complete.

FORMULA RATE EXAMINATION (Weighted 100%)

All candidates meeting the minimum qualifications by the cut-off date will have their Supplemental Questionnaire scored in the Formula Rate Examination.

This examination will evaluate the relevance, level, recency, progression and quality of candidate’s education, training and experience. The candidate’s application or other materials will not be included in this examination. Therefore, the candidate’s responses to the supplemental questionnaire should be thorough, detailed and complete. The score from the Formula Rate Examination will determine the ranking on the eligible/employment list for this job.

All candidates competing in the testing process will receive written notice of their examination results by email. Notices can also be accessed in their governmentjobs.com inbox. Applicants achieving a passing score will be placed on the eligible list in rank order. The rank is determined by the test score attained from the examination.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONSClick for Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

For information regarding County jobs:
Sacramento County is about enriching communities to thrive. We strive to create inclusive workplaces that reflect the communities we serve. We value and celebrate the unique perspectives, backgrounds, abilities, and diverse dimensions of our employees and residents. Through transparency, courage, innovation, and trust we are committed to advance equity and transformational change.

We are a proud equal opportunity employer. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability for any phase of the hiring process, please contact our Disability Compliance Office at or 916-874-7642, CA Relay 711

EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

As an employee of the County of Sacramento, there will be a variety of benefits available to you. These benefits currently include: health, dental and life insurance; flexible spending account options for dependent care and unreimbursed dental and/or medical cost; and an employee assistance program (EAP).

GENERAL BENEFITS:
Most employee benefits are similar to the following for all County employees. However, some benefits differ, depending on the employee representation unit to which the employee’s job classification is assigned. Information about the exact benefits applicable to a particular job classification may be obtained from the Sacramento County Department of Benefits or by visiting www.saccountyjobs.net.

TEMPORARY POSITIONS:
Most benefits do not apply to temporary positions. The explanations of benefits applies to employees in regular positions.

SALARY STEP INCREASES:
The beginning salary and the top of the salary range are usually shown on the job announcement. Upon satisfactory service, salary increases of approximately 5% are given annually until the top of the salary range has been attained.

PAY:
All employees are paid bi-weekly via direct deposit into the employee’s bank account. The pay period covers fourteen (14) calendar days, starting on a Sunday and ending on the second Saturday thereafter. Salaries are generally paid on the Friday following the end of the pay period. Employees can set up their direct deposit and access their pay information via Employee Self Service in MySacCounty.

VACATION:
Generally, vacation with pay begins at 10 days annually. With increase over a period of years, the maximum annual vacation with pay is 25 days.

HOLIDAYS:
14.5 holidays per year as recognized.

SICK LEAVE:
Equivalent to 15 days annually, unlimited accumulation. Upon retirement, unused sick leave is converted to retirement service credit.

PARENTAL LEAVE:
Entitles a regular County employee, with at least one year of continuous employment, to schedule a paid parental leave of up to 160 hours upon the birth or during the process of an adoption of a minor child. Parental leave shall be approved by the employee’s appointing authority, except where the granting of the parental leave request would unduly interfere with or cause severe hardship upon department operations.

TUITION REIMBURSEMENT:
Dependent upon union agreements, regular County employees may be eligible to receive Tuition Reimbursement. The costs for course tuition/registration fees and required books/supplies are eligible for reimbursement. Tuition reimbursement amounts may vary depending upon union agreement.

RETIREMENT:
Social Security and Sacramento County Employees’ Retirement System coverage.

HEALTH INSURANCE:
The County offers a variety of health plan design options to fit individual needs.

DENTAL INSURANCE:
The County provides a comprehensive dental benefit program for regular full-time and part-time employees and their eligible dependents. This plan pays on a set fee schedule that varies by procedure. Any amount over the fee schedule is the employee’s responsibility. The yearly maximum is $2,000 per person, not including orthodontia. The orthodontic benefit is 50% of covered charges with a lifetime maximum of $1,000 per person.

LIFE INSURANCE:
The County of Sacramento provides a basic life insurance benefit of $15,000 to all eligible employees at no cost. Additional coverage may be purchased through payroll deduction.

DEFERRED COMPENSATION:
The County offers a Deferred Compensation Program which enables employees to save in a systematic way without paying income tax on either the payroll deduction or the earned interest, prior to withdrawal.

EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROGRAM:
The County of Sacramento provides an Employee Assistance Program (EAP) for employees and their eligible dependents. The EAP offers confidential, professional counseling services in areas such as:

  • Legal Advice/Difficult Decisions
  • Marriage or Family Relationships
  • Financial or Credit Worries/Elder Care
  • Alcohol and Drug Abuse

WELLNESS INCENTIVE PROGRAM:
The County will recognize and award time off to eligible employees who maintain an excellent attendance record.

FLEXIBLE SPENDING ACCOUNT:
The County offers regular employees two separate Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA’s). These accounts allow employees to set money aside, on a pre-tax basis via payroll deduction, to pay for medical, dental or dependent care expenses.

  • DEPENDENT CARE REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT:
    Employees may set aside pre-tax dollars to pay for qualified childcare or dependent care expenses that are necessary for the employee and/or spouse to continue working.
  • MEDICAL REIMBURSEMENT ACCOUNT:
    The Medical Reimbursement Account allows pre-tax dollars to be set aside to pay for out-of-pocket expenses that are not paid by insurance or reimbursed by any other benefit plan.

WORKERS’ COMPENSATION:
In case of injury while on the job, each employee is protected under the Workers’ Compensation laws of California.

SACRAMENTO CREDIT UNION:
The credit union offers loan facilities and systematic saving plans through payroll deduction.

SELECTION AND PLACEMENT

Sacramento County encourages applications from all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, religious creed, national origin, gender, disability, political affiliation, or age.

Certain age limits may be required by law, ordinance, or Civil Service direction for specific classifications such as those identified with hazardous occupations.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Please read carefully the “Minimum Qualifications” section of your announcement. You must meet those qualifications by the application deadline date unless otherwise specified. Your application must clearly show you meet the minimum qualifications by the application deadline date, or it will not be accepted. All statements are subject to verification.

“Experience” means full-time paid experience unless the announcement states that volunteer experience is acceptable. Part-time paid experience may be accumulated and pro-rated to meet the total experience requirements.

PROMOTIONAL EXAMINATIONS:
If the announcement indicates the examination is given on a promotional basis, candidates must hold permanent status in Sacramento County Civil Service by the application deadline date and must meet the minimum qualifications.

OPEN EXAMINATIONS:
Any person who meets the minimum qualifications may apply.

CONTINUOUS FILING EXAMINATIONS:
Applicants are eligible to reapply to and retake a continuous filing exam after 6 months from the date the previous exam results was received.

ELIGIBLE LISTS:
Names of qualified persons who made a passing score on an examination are entered, in order of their final grades, on an eligible list. To fill each vacancy, the hiring department will make a selection from among the top three ranks on the employment lists.

EXAMINATION RATINGS:
Unless otherwise stated on the announcement: To be successful, candidates must obtain a rating of at least 70% on each part of the examination. This may be an adjusted score or an arithmetic 70% of the total possible score as determined by the Director.

APPEAL PROCESS:
Persons who believe their applications have been improperly rejected may request the Employment Services Division to review its decision to reject the application. If the applicant desires to submit additional proof of qualifications, such proof must be received by Personnel Services not less than two (2) calendar days prior to the scheduled date for the examination.

Persons who are disqualified in any phase of the examination may appeal such adverse action, in writing, to the Civil Service Commission, 700 H Street, Room 2640, Sacramento, CA 95814, telephone: (916) 874-5586. Such appeals must be filed within thirty (30) calendar days after notice of the adverse action was mailed to the candidate.

FOR MORE INFORMATION PLEASE VISIT OUR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQs):

OTHER INFORMATION

VETERAN’S PREFERENCE:
Military veterans who have served during wartime shall be given preference in initial appointment to County service. Such preference shall apply, provided the veteran has first achieved a minimum passing score in the examination. The passing score of a veteran shall be annotated to indicate the veteran’s score shall be regarded as 5 points or higher, OR 10 points higher for disabled veterans, only for the purpose of determining the three ranks along with which the veteran’s name shall be certified. No score shall actually be changed and no new rank shall be created as a result of application of veteran’s preference for certification purposes.

“Disabled Veteran” means any veteran who has served during wartime and, who, as of the final filing date for an examination is declared by the United States Veterans Administration or military service department to be 10% or more disabled as a result of his/her military service. Persons claiming eligibility for disabled veteran’s preference must submit to the employment office, on or before the application deadline date, a certification from the United States Veterans Administration or a military service department, dated within 1 year, which certifies the present existence of a service related disability of 10% or more, or other acceptable proof of such disability as a result of his/her military service.
Persons claiming eligibility for veterans preference must submit a copy of Form DD 214 or other acceptable proof of veteran’s status on or before the final filing date for the examination. For purpose of this rule “reserve” status does not constitute active duty.

CITIZENSHIP OR AUTHORIZED ALIEN REQUIREMENT:
As required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act, all County employees must be United States citizens or aliens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Proof of citizenship or authorized status will be required prior to appointment.

CONFLICT OF INTEREST CODE:
Some County Civil Service positions are covered by financial disclosure requirements intended to identify potential conflicts of interest.

CONCURRENT EMPLOYMENT:
No employee may concurrently occupy more than one County position.

SPECIAL SKILL QUALIFICATIONS (WHEN SPECIFIED ON THE APPLICATION):
Persons who have special skills required by some (but not all) positions in a class may be certified ahead of others provided that:

Such special skills are based on the duties and requirements of the positions and are in conformance with merit system and equal opportunity principles, and
The certification of eligibles who possess special skills have been approved by the Civil Service Commission.

PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAMINATION & DRUG TESTING:
The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol free workplace. All persons selected for appointment to positions must pass a medical examination and a drug test, administered by the County at no cost to the applicant.

DRIVER LICENSE:
Possession of a valid California Driver License may be required for some positions.

PROBATIONARY PERIOD:
Regular positions are subject to a probationary period which is an extension of the selection process. Unless otherwise indicated on the announcement, the probationary period is six (6) months.

AGENCY SHOP/FAIR SHARE FEE:
Some positions require, as a condition of continued employment, that the person either:
1. Become a union member;
2. Pay a fair share fee to the union; or,
3. Meet specific requirements under which an equivalent amount must be paid to a charity.

FINGERPRINTING AND CRIMINAL RECORD CHECKS:
Fingerprinting and criminal record checks are required for some positions.

01

The following Supplemental Questionnaire is the Civil Service Exam for this position and will be used to determine your exam score.

Note: The Supplemental Questionnaire and the Application are administered as two separate documents.The Application is used only to determine if the minimum qualifications are met; and the Supplemental Questionnaire will be used only to determine your exam score.

In order to receive every consideration in the selection process, you must complete all questions with concise but detailed answers and provide all requested information. Each answer will be scored separately. References such as ‘See Resume’ as a response will not be scored.

By continuing in the exam process, you are certifying that all information provided in the Supplemental Questionnaire is true to the best of your knowledge.

  • I have read and understood the above instructions.

02

Provided you are reachable on the eligible list, your responses to this Supplemental Questionnaire may be reviewed by potential employers as the initial step of the interview process. Upon interview, you may also be required to substantiate the responses you have provided.

  • I have read and understood the statement above.

03

Select all the boxes that best describe the functional areas where you have gained a significant amount of working experience.

  • None
  • Campaign Services
  • Precinct
  • Warehouse
  • Voter Registration
  • Voter Outreach
  • Vote by Mail
  • Voting Systems and Technology

04

Select the one box that best describes your full-time paid experience in a voter registration and elections office performing administrative tasks in support of local or statewide elections in the State of California.

Note: Part-time paid experience may be combined to meet full-time equivalent of 40 hours per week. Part-time experience is converted to full-time on the basis of 173.6 hours = 21.7 days = 1 work month.

  • None
  • I have less than one (1) year of experience
  • I have one (1) but less than two (2) years of experience
  • I have two (2) but less than three (3) years of experience
  • I have three (3) or more years of experience

05

Select all the boxes that best describe one (1) or more years of full-time paid voter registration and elections experience in the State of California.

Note: All duties selected should be performed on a regular recurring basis and not reflect a one-time occurrence.

  • None
  • Ensure that documents are properly captured on a records retention and retrieval system and that archival copies are retained for security purposes
  • Organize, account for, and control onsite inventory and materials
  • Accept, review, and audit campaign disclosure documents
  • Prepare, distribute, receive and review documents for candidacy, and collect nominal fees. Notify campaign filers of delinquency, and initiate fines and collection in accordance with applicable laws
  • Process legal/confidential forms (e.g., registration documents) received by mail or in person
  • Collect fees, fines, or payment and/or balancing cash drawers, including counting cash at beginning and end of shifts
  • Generate, update, and/or complete standard reports
  • Make public presentations regarding the election and the registration process
  • Ensure that polling places/vote centers and drop box locations meet regulations and guidelines for accessibility for voters with disabilities and elderly voters
  • Research voter records and issues registration abstracts
  • Assist in the design and development of new processes and update procedures when laws change or changes in technology occur
  • Research and evaluate work problems, and recommend solutions
  • Create/maintain manual and computerized files
  • Use computer to access, verify, and /or update voter information
  • Perform recordkeeping duties

06

Select all the boxes that identify your election and voter registration experience with state or local elections in the State of California. If you have no experience, select none.

  • None
  • Identify and sort election and registration documents
  • Process affidavits of registration
  • Respond to routine questions from candidates, candidate’s representatives, office holders, precinct officials/election officers, voters, and/or the general public regarding elections
  • Preparing voting systems and equipment for elections
  • Issue voter registration cards
  • Arrange for the use of polling place/vote center facilities
  • Complete canvas reports
  • Process Vote-by-Mail requests and voting materials
  • Verify signatures for a petition
  • Recruit, screen, and/or train precinct officials/election officers

07

Select the one box that best describes your leadworker and/or supervisor experience.

  • None
  • Mentor to less experienced co-workers
  • Occasionally perform leadworker duties
  • Leadwork is a regular and recurring job duty
  • Primarily a leadworker but have filled in multiple times during my supervisor’s absence
  • Supervision is a regular and recurring job duty

08

Select all the boxes that best describe your lead and/or supervisory experience executed on a regular and recurring basis.

  • None
  • Assist with the distribution of workload and monitor productivity to ensure work is done timely
  • Review work for completeness and accuracy
  • Train and cross-train employees
  • Provide feedback regarding performance
  • Assist with settling informal grievances
  • Review timesheets for completeness and accuracy
  • Address and resolve complex elections problems brought forward by staff
  • Other related duties

09

Select the one box that best describes your experience and level of responsibility explaining and interpreting various federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations affecting the administration of elections and registration of voters in order to assist internal and/or external customers.

Note: This experience should reflect your ongoing level of responsibility and not a one time occurrence.

  • None
  • Explain and interpret routine/less complex rules, policies, procedures, federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations affecting the administration of elections and registration of voters
  • Explain and interpret various policies, procedures, federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations affecting the administration of elections and registration of voters, but occasional research is needed to respond to customer’s more complex questions
  • Research, interpret and apply complex policies, procedures, federal, state, and local laws, codes and regulations affecting the administration of elections and registration of voters in order to resolve difficult/complex customer service problems

10

Select all of the boxes that best describe the types of public contact you have experience performing in a Voter Registration and Elections Office.

  • None
  • Communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Identify customer needs and follow up to ensure customer commitments have been met and issues resolved
  • Develop and maintain cooperative, effective working relationships with other agency representative
  • Meeting with the public through community-based programs
  • Presenting and providing information at formal outreach events

11

Select the one box that best identifies your proficiency using Microsoft Word or comparable software. Upon interview, you may be required to demonstrate your proficiency using Microsoft Word.

  • None
  • Basic: Opening, creating, and saving simple documents; creating and editing headers and footers; inserting page numbers; adjusting page margins and orientation; controlling text flow around a graphic; inserting graphics; etc.
  • Intermediate: All of the basic functions as well as creating and modifying styles; formatting multiple sections; entering a formula in a table; drawing and editing shapes; inserting and modifying objects; using templates; inserting and navigating with hyperlinks; etc.
  • Advanced: All of the intermediate functions as well as inserting a linked object from a file; setting up user permissions; recording, running, and deleting macros; inserting subdocuments into a master document; creating an index; creating footnotes; creating bookmarks and cross-references; etc.

12

Select the one box that identifies your proficiency using Microsoft Excel or comparable software. Upon interview, you may be required to demonstrate your proficiency using Microsoft Excel.

  • None
  • Basic: Data entry; inputting data to create simple reports; using and creating simple formulas; etc.
  • Intermediate: All of the basic functions as well as using complex formulas; creating complex spreadsheets; using macros; etc.
  • Advanced: All of the intermediate functions as well as creating macros; extracting data from multiple sources and worksheets; creating charts and graphs; etc.

13

Select all the boxes for which you have experience and are proficient. If you have no experience and/or are not proficient with the listed technologies, select none. Upon interview, you may be required to demonstrate your level of proficiency.

  • None
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premier Pro
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Adobe Cloud
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Publisher
  • Video Editing Software
  • Video Conferencing Software (Microsoft Teams, Skype, Zoom, BlueJeans, GoToMeeting, etc.)
  • Proprietary elections management software

14

List your employment experience that qualifies you for the Senior Election Assistant position with the County of Sacramento. For all experience listed, provide the following:

  • Employer (s)
  • Dates of employment
  • Job title(s)
  • Specific duties and responsibilities to support and further clarify the experience selected in response to all prior supplemental questions
  • Lead/supervisory experience. Indicate if this experience was executed over voter registration and election staff or over employees in another working environment
  • Computer software used to execute your experience
  • Resources used to provide information regarding voter registration and elections

If you have no qualifying experience, type “None.”

15

A valid California Driver License, Class C or higher, may be required at the time of appointment. Failure to obtain or maintain the appropriate California Driver License may constitute cause for personnel action in accordance with Civil Service Rules or applicable bargaining agreement. Individuals who do not meet this requirement due to disability will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

Select the one box that describes your current valid California Driver License.

  • None
  • I have the ability to immediately obtain a California Class C Driver License
  • I possess a California Class C Driver License or higher
  • I do not possess nor have the ability to obtain a California Class C Driver License

16

Information pertaining to Working Conditions, Forklift Certification, and Physical Requirements of the position are listed under the General Qualifications Section on the job announcement.

Note: Some positions in this class require the incumbent to go through training and pass a forklift certification class (training & certification provided by department).

  • I have read, understand, and can meet the General Qualifications as stated on the job announcement.

17

Criminal History and Background Checks

The County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment for this class consistent with the provisions of Board of Supervisors Resolution No. 82-602, Personnel Policies and Procedures, and applicable federal and state laws. The County shall not consider for employment any candidate who has been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor that relates to or impacts the candidate’s ability to perform the job duties of this class unless it is determined that mitigating circumstances exist. For purposes of accessing criminal history information, the candidate will be fingerprinted. A subsequent arrest notification may be obtained.

The County may also conduct a background check on the candidate prior to appointment to a position within this class. The background check may include personal and professional reference checks, credit history checks where authorized by Labor Code section 1024.5, Social Security Number verification, professional license/registration verification, military service information and driving history. Information obtained in the course of this background check will be considered by the appointing authority in the selection process. In obtaining such information, the County will comply with applicable consent and disclosure practices in the Fair Credit Reporting Act and the California Investigative Consumer Reporting Agencies Act.

  • I understand that the County may access criminal history information on candidates who have accepted a conditional offer of appointment.

18

Some positions in this class may require the ability to speak, read, write, and/or translate in a language other than English. Select all the boxes for which you can fluently speak, read, and/or write. Check all boxes that apply.

  • None
  • ASL/American Sign Language
  • Arabic
  • Armenian
  • Burmese
  • Cambodian
  • Chinese
  • Farsi
  • Hmong
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Laotian
  • Mien
  • Punjabi
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Tagalog
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese

19

If you would like to be considered for a position using a language and have not already been tested, you may be tested for such a skill at a future date. This testing would assess items such as: reading and translating written material; ability to communicate effectively; and familiarity with colloquialisms and dialects.

Check the one box that best describes your testing and/or certification status in a language other than English.

  • Yes, I would like to be tested
  • No, I would not like to be tested
  • I am already certified by the County of Sacramento

20

If you checked that you are already certified by the County of Sacramento, type the language(s) you are certified in and the approximate date(s) that you were tested. Information given will be subject to verification. If you did not select that you have already been certified, please type “N/A”.

21

The County of Sacramento is committed to maintaining a drug and alcohol-free workplace. All persons selected for appointment must pass a drug test administered by the County and at no cost to the applicant.

I understand, if offered conditional employment, I will be subject to a drug test administered by the County as described in Sacramento County Personnel Ordinance Section 2.78.030.

  • Yes
  • No

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