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County of Tehama

Red Bluff, CA

Salary: $15.00

This recruitment is open until filled.

This recruitment is for an extra-help position, therefore it does not qualify for benefits.

Under supervision of permanent Registrar of Voters’ staff prepares, verifies and reviews election materials such as provisional ballots and petitions, supports election functions and performs related tasks as required. Assignments in this classification are temporary Extra Help assignments, normally during election season. This recruitment is to establish an Extra-Help eligible list for the Registrar of Voters.

Examples of Duties

  • Assists with documentation to determine accessibility and legal compliance;
  • Researches, compiles, and distributes reports of election data and information as needed;
  • Maintains office files and records for election workers and volunteers, including those of a confidential nature;
  • Participates in voter education and outreach events;
  • Advises Election Volunteers on resolutions to possible problems in accordance with procedure;
  • Prepares, verifies, and processes Vote by Mail and Provisional Ballots;
  • Prepares, verifies, and processes Petitions, including nominations, initiative, and recall;
  • Proofreads translations, bilingual official ballots, sample ballot and voter information pamphlet text, department website information, publications, and other election-related voter materials;
  • Issues ballots to qualified voters in person and by mail, including issuance of emergency ballots and other exceptional cases;
  • Updates voter registration records based on information from statewide voter registration database and other government agencies, including USPS and DMV;
  • Exercises considerable judgment, discretion and interpretive ability in determining the needs of callers and visitors;
  • Performs related work as required.

Knowledge of:

  • Office practices and procedures, including filing systems, financial record keeping, reference sources and preparation of correspondence and reports;
  • English vocabulary, grammar, spelling, punctuation and style/format;
  • Customer services principles, including the handling of irate and distressed people;
  • Computer applications, such as word processing, spreadsheet and/or database;
  • Basic mathematics to perform simple calculations and statistical reports;
  • Telephone procedures and etiquette.

Ability to:

  • Deal tactfully with members of the public often under stressful conditions;
  • Communicate effectively in providing information and assisting callers and visitors;
  • Use a keyboard with moderate speed and a high level of accuracy;
  • Use discretion in organizing activities and set priorities;
  • Prepare concise reports;
  • Interpret and apply specific laws and ordinances, office policies and procedures;
  • Effectively organize activities and prioritize to meet deadlines;
  • Operate standard office equipment;
  • Work evenings, weekends, and holidays, as needed due to the workload.

Education, Experience & Licenses

Sufficient education and experience, which demonstrates possession of the following knowledge, skills and abilities:

Training and Experience Note:  The knowledge and abilities required to perform this function are normally attained through training and experience equivalent to possession of a high school diploma


Two (2) years of work experience performing a wide variety of clerical duties, or one (1) year of work experience equivalent to that of a Tehama County Office Assistant  or Deputy County Clerk I

Possession of a valid California Driver’s license prior to appointment.

Recruitment Information

How To Apply: Visit and search for the job title to apply online.

 The department is currently recruiting for multiple extra help positions.

In addition, Tehama County is establishing an eligibility list for future Extra Help Election Workers, as well as subsequent vacancies which occur during the life of the eligibility list.

Please submit ALL required documents when applying such as, copies of all required degrees and/or certifications as outlined in the job description. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

For questions about this recruitment contact:

Jennifer Vise 530-527-8748 | 

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of background, fingerprinting, drug test (including marijuana) and physical examination provided by the County.


Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Hiring Requirements for This Job:
  • Background Checks