Seasonal Election Workers – Extra-Help

The San Mateo County Registration & Elections Division will be hiring seasonal Election Worker Office Assistants to assist in the 2024 Presidential Primary and General Elections.

Job announcements and application information will be posted here in mid-to-late 2023. Assignment lengths will vary.

We will be seeking dedicated and hard-working individuals for temporary, full-time positions. We expect to hire in these areas:

  • Clerical Support
    For Voter Registration and Vote by Mail activities
  • Proofreaders
    For English, Spanish, Chinese and Filipino election materials
  • Customer Service
    For Vote Centers and a Phone Bank
  • Voter Education and Outreach
    Provide registration and election information at events and distribute general election materials
  • Election Supplies
    Prepare, pack, restock and unpack
  • Technicians
    Set-up, test and troubleshoot voting equipment
  • Ballot Retrieval and Courier Drivers/Assistants

Fluency in Spanish, Mandarin and/or Cantonese, Tagalog/Filipino, Korean, Burmese, Hindi, or Japanese is preferred in Customer Service and Outreach but is not required.

NOTE: These will be extra-help, at-will assignments, paid on an hourly basis. Extra help employees are not guaranteed permanent status at the end of the assignment. Overtime is expected.

Please do not call the Elections Division or the Human Resources department about these positions.