Elections Clerk - County Clerk's Office

Lake County IL - Waukegan, IL (30+ days ago)3.8

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in administrative support? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Elections Clerk

Location: County Clerk - Elections Department Waukegan, IL

Salary: $18.93

Job Summary: Responsible for communicating, scheduling, and maintaining database changes for more than 2500 election judges as well as scheduling training and location assignments for election judges,learning election procedures and answering questions from assigned judges regarding established policies.

An Administrative Assistant in the Elections department is cross-trained in procedures and software systems to assist vital records, voter registration and voting by mail departments during peak levels of activity.

Becoming an Administrative Assistant in the Elections Department would allow you to be involved with election activity within local government, ranging from scheduling training and location assignments to maintaining database changes for election judges. Your day will consist of answering questions from assigned judges. You will have endless opportunities to impact and make a difference within Lake County. Being able to build working relationships with employees, 30 countywide departments, and the public is sure to keep you interested and continuously learning.

To be successful in this role, you should have an Associate's degree and, a minimum of 2-5 years of experience as an administrative assistant. Individuals should have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite; possess the ability to effectively problem solve and be able to work both individually and in a team atmosphere. Candidates must have strong communication skills in both written and verbal form; possess the ability to effectively communicate with customers, co-workers and supervisors daily; and be able to multitask in a fast-paced environment with legal deadlines. Accuracy and attention to detail is required.

Lake County offers a competitive salary and benefit package with performance-based incentive plans. We also offer flexible working hours, and a comprehensive wellness and training program. Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

To learn more about the department you will be working for, visit County Clerk. To learn more about other services Lake County provides and to see some of our employees in action, visit our website to view videos.

If you need assistance writing your resume, we have some tools to help you at our Human Resources website.

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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