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Johnson County Human Resources Elections Technician (PT, Temp) in IOWA CITY, Iowa

Elections Technician (Part-Time, Temporary)Salary$16.50 HourlyLocationIowa City, IAJob TypeTemporaryDepartmentAuditor/ElectionsJob Number00631ClosingContinuousDESCRIPTIONBENEFITSDefinition and DutiesUnder supervision and in accordance with Iowa law, handle clerical and/or technical duties as assigned. Performs general maintenance and testing, as well as delivery and pick up to/from precincts, of voting equipment and electronic poll books.Knowledge of and Ability toBasic office practicesOperation, maintenance, and repair procedures for computers or office equipment, electronic devices, and machineryEnglish language to include grammar, spelling, sentence structure, vocabulary, and punctuationAbility to:Represent Johnson County in a professional, responsible and trustworthy manner, and in a manner, which avoids bias and conflict of interest, and the appearance of bias and conflict of interest. Perform office duties, including those related to elections, in the same manner.Learn, apply, and articulate departmental policies and procedurePerform tasks with a moderate degree of speedBe detail-oriented and accurate while performing dutiesUse a computer for the purpose of data entry and basic word processing, spreadsheet, and database operationsEstablish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees and members of the publicDemonstrate a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion through continuous development, modeling inclusive behaviors, and proactively managing biasInteract effectively with persons from widely divergent backgrounds, interests, and points of viewOperate common office equipment such as calculators, fax and postage machines, photocopiers, and multi-line telephonesHandle low to moderate levels of stress, meet deadlines and solve problems appropriate to the positionFollow oral and written instructionsHave clarity of speech and hearing which permits effective communicationHave sufficient vision which permits light to moderate production and review a wide variety of materials both in hardcopy and electronic formHave sufficient manual dexterity to make mechanical repairs, hand written notations and which permits moderate use of a keyboard and mouseHave sufficient personal mobility to complete duties at various worksitesStand, sit, bend, twist, and reachOccasionally lift, carry and/or move up to 50 poundsWork flexible schedule and overtime as requiredMinimum Education, Training and Experience and Special RequirementsHigh school graduate or equivalent OR any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.Specific DutiesTo be performed satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodationThe following duties are normal for this position. These are not to be construed as exclusive or all-inclusive. Other duties may be required and assigned.Assist in the diagnostics, maintenance, repair, programming and testing of electronic vote-counting equipment, computers and other election equipment according to deadlines, technical specifications and Iowa law.Assist in the delivery of electronic vote-counting equipment before, during, and after an election in a timely fashion.Assist in ensuring the security of voting equipment and media cards.May be asked to perform a variety of tasks that are necessary for the facilitation of an election in accordance with Iowa law.Participate in training and educational opportunities and work-related meetings as requested. Perform all work duties and activities in accordance with County policies, procedures, and safety practices.Attend work regularly at the designated place and time.***If hired for this position, you will automatically be contacted to work scheduled and special elections. An election season typically starts 2 months prior to the election and ends 2 weeks after the election. The number of hours worked weekly during an election season varies dependent on election deadlines. (Candidates p