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King County Elections Administrative Specialist III (Candidate & Jurisdiction Lead) in Renton, Washington

This is an amazing opportunity to be engaged in the election process! The Department of Elections is recruiting a Candidate & Jurisdiction Lead for the Election Services Division. Under the direction of the Candidate & Jurisdiction Coordinator, this position will provide support for candidate and ballot measure filing, voters’ pamphlet submissions, ballot build, and insertion and delivery processes. This position will lead processes, projects, and people which will include leading, coaching, mentoring, and training temporary and regular staff. This is a great opportunity for a detail-oriented person with organizational, data entry and strong interpersonal skills. King County Elections (KCE) manages voter registration and elections for more than 1.4 million voters in King County and is the largest vote-by-mail county in the United States. KCE's mission is to conduct accessible, secure, and accurate election. As a leader in providing inclusive elections, KCE is focused on three key priorities – (1) actively identifying and working to remove barriers to voting at both the individual and community level, (2) strengthening relationships with community and governmental partners, and (3) creating a culture of professional growth and development, openness and inclusion. Learn more at The Department of Elections is searching for an energetic and resourceful professional who likes to get stuff done. The Administrative Specialist III in the Elections Department combines an exciting environment with the opportunity to cultivate talents and apply a variety of skills. The ideal candidate will thrive in an innovative, fast-paced environment and will not hesitate to roll up both sleeves, work hard, have fun, and get the job done. Who May Apply: This position is open to the general public and all King County employees. Materials Required to Apply: A completed online King County employment Application at and a Resume and Cover Letter are required and should be attached before submitting your application. The cover letter should describe how your skills and experience meet or exceed the requirements of the job. Work Schedule: The standard workweek for this position is Monday through Friday, 35 hours per week. This position is expected to be able to work during sudden changes to schedule that may include early mornings, late nights, weekends, and holidays during designated election times. Mandatory overtime (including weekends or evenings) will be required during elections and other peak work periods. This position is subject to the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act and is overtime eligible. JOB DUTIES:King County Elections believes in working in a very agile working environment. Creating a team that delivers now and in the future is very important. There may be various job duties that you could be assigned to including: *Organizing and maintaining data and statistics, including establishing benchmarks for staff performance expectations for tasks. *Providing direction and assistance, c