Dona Ana County Election Specialist *Temporary* in Las Cruces, New Mexico

This position is Temporary and ONLY during the 2018 Early Voting and Primary Election

To perform a variety of specialized clerical support for elections mandated by New Mexico State Law at approved voting precincts

  • Greets public, verifies voter registration information and provides assistance and/or directs them to the proper person or section

  • Responds to routine questions person-to-person regarding voting precincts and voter registration information.

  • Assists in issuing ballots to voters by entering information into computer software.


Education. High School or GED preferred.

Experience. One (1) year of experience performing general computer and/or office duties.

Education / Experience substitution. As per County Policy and/or Statuary requirements pursuant to the State of New Mexico Election Handbook.

Licenses/Certifications. N/A

Other (e.g., post-offer medical exam, polygraph, background check, driver’s license record, etc.). Background check. Must be a resident of Doña Ana County and registered as a voter to be hired for this position. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) is preferred to effectively deal with monolingual citizens at voter precincts.


Knowledge of: simple, routine or repetitive tasks or operations that typically include following step-by-step instructions and require little or no previous training.

Skill to: operate a computer and applicable software, or equipment that operates repetitively, such as keyboard equipment.

Ability to: deal with a culturally diverse population, maintaining respectful and effective cooperative working relationships with others; communicate in English and/or Spanish effectively orally and in writing.

ID Requisition Number: 2018-2524

of Openings: 40

Department: County Clerk-Bureau of Elections

Post End Date: 6/6/2018

External Company Name: Dona Ana County

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