The Douglas County Election Commission has an open permanent position available. And they are hiring for a number of temporary positions. What follows is their new release with explanation as to what’s available. Or you can go to their website to see information – https://www.votedouglascounty.com/employment.aspx.
DOUGLAS COUNTY ELECTION COMMISSION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian W. Kruse
January 6, 2022 (402) 444-7141
Omaha, Nebr. – The Douglas County Election Commission is hiring for a permanent full-time position and also for multiple temporary positions to assist its team of 14 permanent employees to administer the 2022 Statewide Primary and General Elections.
The permanent full-time position is the Election Board Coordinator. The main function of this position is coordinating and conducting the drafting and training of all workers at polling places and other election day support positions. This Douglas County position includes excellent health benefits, paid vacation and sick leave, and paid holidays. Brian W. Kruse, Douglas County Election Commissioner, encourages those interested to apply, “We are seeking an individual who is organized and attentive to detail to join our experienced team.”
Other employment opportunities include temporary positions. Employees are hired on a seasonal basis to perform a wide variety of tasks including data entry, customer service, ballot preparation, and polling place supply and equipment assembly.
“Temporary employees are vital to administering well-organized elections,” stated Brian W. Kruse, Douglas County Election Commissioner. “Temporary employment at the Douglas County Election Commission provides a competitive wage and an opportunity to learn about the democratic process in a nonpartisan environment.”
Hourly wages vary depending on position responsibilities. All employees must have a high school diploma, be registered voters or eligible to register to vote, and possess strong attention to detail. Additional qualifications are required for some positions. Hours of work are generally 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with evenings and weekends possible depending upon position and workload.
All positions are based at the Douglas County Election Commission located at 12220 W Center Road at the northwest corner of 120th St. and W Center Rd in Bel Air Plaza.
Employment opportunities are announced on the Douglas County Election Commission Facebook and Twitter accounts as well as posted on the office website at www.votedouglascounty.com. To find our job opportunities, click on the More tab on the right side of the home page and select Employment. All applications are submitted online.
Individuals with questions regarding employment opportunities may contact the Douglas County Election Commission at (402) 444-VOTE (8683) or visit www.votedouglascounty.com.