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Submit applications to:
Kershaw County
Attn: Human Resources
515 Walnut Street
Camden, SC 29020

You may also apply at our Local SC DEW office and note the vacancy is in
Camden, Kershaw County.

For questions please contact the Human Resources Department.

It is the policy of Kershaw County to recruit, hire, train, and promote employees on the basis of qualifications and without discrimination because of race, religion, color, political affiliation, physical disability, national origin, sex, age, or familial status.

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

Assistant Director of Elections and Registration

  • Type:Full Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$26,894-$28,238
  • Posted Date:10/08/2018

Job Title:   Assistant Director of Elections and Registration

Job Salary:  $26,894-28,238

Job Type:    Full Time

Opening Date:  October 8, 2018

Closing Date:   Until Filled

Location: Kershaw County Voter Registration

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Retirement, Paid Holidays, Vacation and Sick Days



The purpose of the class is to assist the Director of the Board of Voter Registration and Elections of Kershaw County to conduct the voter registration and elections processes in Kershaw County, register eligible citizens of Kershaw County to vote, to maintain voter registration lists and records, to assist in conducting municipal, county, state, and federal elections and to perform related work as required. Performs moderate to complex elections processing and analysis functions to support the operation of the Department's Electronic Voting Systems including maintenance, programming, testing, inventory control, security, election-day prep, election night vote tabulation, and auditing. The position also performs high level elections system and GIS related work including gathering, updating and interpreting geographic and demographic election data, maintaining and supporting the elections public information and communication efforts and conducting research and analysis. The position provides technical assistance to the Department. The position also serves as a trainer and conducts poll manager training classes and seminars. The class works within a general outline of work to be performed, and develops work methods and sequences under general direction of the Director of the Registration and Elections Department.


The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary.

Remains up to date and knowledgeable of election laws and regulations; attends meetings, training and workshops as required to enhance job knowledge and skills.

Serves second in command in Elections Office and ensures essential department functions continue in absence of Director.

Recruits election workers.

Enters and maintains election worker information into the Voter Registration and Election Management System (VREMS).

Locates and recruits management of churches and community buildings to obtain their consent to volunteer use of their facilities as polling places.

Maintains logs of election expenses and election worker training; enters reimbursement information into VREMS.

Enters requisitions and invoices into MUNIS for director's approval.

Maintains the voter street and district assignment database in VREMS using the latest in GIS mapping technology; for all new roads/streets; converts geographical map data into a database of street file ranges and district values; performs GIS analysis and geocoding of voter registration data as required; implements changes to the street files following redistricting/reapportionment.

Performs database coding, testing, preparation, preventive maintenance, security, updating, and inventory control of the Board's equipment and prepares them for use in each election.

Maintains all technical functions of the office including our website and phone app.

Writes test ballot generation and tabulation program; verifies that all valid ballot styles for each precinct are included in every ballot database.

Loads voting machines and election equipment on trucks and trailers for transport to precinct, unloads voting machines when they are returned to the storage facility.

Performs election night ballot tabulation and election results reporting.

Assists with the precertification and posts certification audits by the State Election Commission.

Serves as a training instructor and conducts poll worker training both on the voting machines and general election duties in preparation of elections.

Accepts and processes candidate filing documents.

Receives and responds to public inquiries, requests for assistance, and complaints regarding areas of responsibility.

Clerical responsibilities to include answering the phone, processing and scanning voter registration applications, assisting with absentee voting, and responding to inquiries from candidates, state election commission, and the general public.

Performs other duties as required by Elections Director.

Attends board meetings, as required.

Working overtime late in evenings and weekends is mandatory during peak election times.



Requires planning or directing others in the sequence of major activities and reporting on operations and activities which are very broad in scope.


Requires counseling or instructing/training others through explanation, demonstration and supervised practice or making recommendations based on technical expertise.


Requires handling or using machines, tools or equipment requiring brief instruction or experience, such as computers for data entry, fax machines, copiers, telephones or similar equipment; may service office machines, including adding paper and changing toner.



Requires performing supervisory work involving policy and guidelines, solving both people- and work-related problems.


Requires using basic algebra involving variables and formulas and/or basic geometry involving plane and solid figures, circumferences, areas and volumes, and/or computing discounts and interest rates.


Requires reading technical instructions, procedures, manuals and charts to solve practical problems; composing routine reports and specialized reports, forms and business letters with proper format; speaking compound sentences using normal grammar and word form.


Requires doing professional-level work requiring the application of scientific, engineering, accounting or legal methods in the solution of technical, administrative or legal problems; requires extensive understanding of operating policies and procedures and ability to apply these to complex problems; or the coordination of sub professional work in these disciplines; requires continuous, close attention for accurate results and frequent exposure to unusual pressures.



Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent.


A valid state driver's license is required. Must be computer literate and savvy. Must be proficient in computer operation and troubleshooting. Prior experience using Esri's ArcGIS software preferred. Prior experience using Election Systems & Software's Unity Software Suite preferred. Must be able to successfully complete the SC Voter Registration & Election Commission Training and Certification Program within 18 months of date of hire and must meet and maintain annual certification requirements thereafter.


Must have two years of experience directly related to the job duties and responsibilities of this position.



Must be able to lift 60 pounds; must be able to push and must be able to lift and stack voting machines and other equipment.


The job risks exposure to no known environmental hazards.


The job requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities, and color perception.



Responsible for actions of others, requiring almost constant decisions affecting co-workers, customers, clients or others in the general public; works in a moderately fluid environment with guidelines and rules, but frequent variations from the routine.

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change by the employer as the needs of the employer and requirements of the job change.

Resumes only accepted with completed Application attached.  Kershaw County Employment Applications are only accepted for positions that are posted. Employment Applications should ONLY be submitted within the posting dates and must be submitted by 5:00 pm on the closing date. Applications should ONLY be submitted to:

Any branch of the SC Department of Employment and Workforce


Attn: Applications

Kershaw County Government Center

515 Walnut Street

Camden, SC 29020

Kershaw County Government is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of Kershaw County Government to recruit, hire, train, and promote employees on the basis of qualifications and without discrimination because of race, religion, color, political affiliation, physical disability, national origin, sex, age, or familial status. Kershaw County Government is a Drug-Free Workplace.


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