Bonneville County
  • 22-Feb-2017 to 23-Apr-2017 (MST)
  • Elections
  • Idaho Falls, ID, USA
  • 11.56
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

TO: All Interested Persons

Bonneville County is now accepting applications for the following position:

Position:           Elections Clerk II
Starting Salary: Pay Grade 7 – starting salary $11.56 per hour
Work Hours:     19 hours per week / 40 hours plus during elections

Closing Date:      Applications will be accepted until position is filled.



Performs a variety of working level clerical duties related to updating and maintaining voter registration files and election records as needed to conduct efficient and effective public elections.


Works under the general supervision of Election Supervisor or Assistant Election Supervisor.


Provides close to immediate supervision to Elections Clerk(s) I while in training or on a project by project basis.


Operates computer terminal to enter voter registration data onto computer record showing name, address, precinct, driver's license number, birth date, location, and date of registration to maintain accurate voter records; updates registration cards.

Performs ongoing comprehensive filing activities; assures proper placement of voter registration cards; pulls and amends cards, updates records and re-files; performs file audits to assure accuracy.

Monitors local publications and newspapers; clips and maintains record of articles, publications, historical records, obituaries and related information which may be utilized to verify or update voter records.

Receives and serves public over office counter; personally assists public in completing voter registrations; instructs voters on procedures for voting; receives and processes absentee requests; reads and interprets county maps to identify voting precinct and instructs public as to polling locations for appropriate precinct for various elections and jurisdictions.

Responds to telephone inquiries related to registration procedures and deadlines; delivers information as to polling places, legislative districts and related information.

Receives and processes voter registration information according to established procedures; reviews application for completeness and eligibility; files into alpha precinct or comprehensive alphabetical files; updates voter records.

Receives on the job training in more complex and technical aspects of office duties related to conducting and carrying out of local, state, and national elections; studies election laws and county political organization (districts, jurisdictions, parties, etc.) in order to better assist the public.

Receives and reviews petitions to run for office; proofs and edits signatures to assure proper eligibility as a voter.
Performs various tasks essential to the voting process; assists to set up polling places; assists to prepare ballots, audits ballot cards; operates scanner and computer for resolving ballots; assists to train registrars and polling judges; apprises personnel of changes in voting laws or procedures.

Performs related duties as required.


1. Educations and Experience:
    A. Graduation from high school with course background in basic office practices and procedures.
    B. One (1) year of experience as Election Clerk I.
    C. An equivalent combination of education and experience.

2. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Working knowledge of Idaho election laws; BONNEVILLE County election procedures, processes and political subdivisions (districts, precinct); election equipment and machines such as computer terminal, voting equipment, etc.; election filing systems; personal computer operations and various software (including but not limited to Microsoft Word, Excel, and Publisher); interpersonal communication skills and public relations; ballot organization and development; modern filing and office systems. Some knowledge of state and federal election laws, regulations and procedures.

Ability to perform basic mathematical computations; operate a variety of types of standard to complex office equipment; perform under time pressures in meeting work obligations and deadlines; communicate effectively, verbally and in writing; work productively in a non partisan manner; develop effective working relationships with elected officials, public, and fellow employees; type accurately; ability to operate computer keyboard; read maps as needed to locate and pinpoint polling sites and precinct boundaries; ability to pay attention to detail/proof accurately; ability to follow instructions.

3. Special Qualifications:

A. Must be able to type and file accurately.
B. Must be able to lift 40 lbs.
C. Must be able to work flexible hours including some Saturdays.

4. Work Environment:

Incumbent of the position performs in a typical office setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require variety of physical activities, not generally involving muscular strain, such as walking, standing, stooping, sitting, reaching, talking, hearing and seeing. Occasional moderate to heavy lifting. Rapid work speed required to perform keyboard operations. Common eye, hand, finger, leg and foot dexterity exist. Mental application utilizes memory for details, verbal instructions, emotional stability, discriminating thinking; guided and creative problem solving. Occasional travel required in the course of performing job duties.


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