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Title: Election Clerk

Department: County Clerk

Posted On: 8/21/2019

The Sangamon County Clerk’s Office is seeking interested and qualified applicants for the position of Election Clerk.

Responsibilities: The Election Clerk works under the leadership of the Sangamon County Clerk and Director of Elections. This individual will process voter registrations; instruct and train deputy registrars; process early voters; assist in setting up for elections; answer voter registration and election related questions by phone and in person as needed; read and interpret maps and tax code information; provide reports, forms and labels on request; other duties as assigned.

Requirements: Applicants must have a high school diploma or GED. Must reside in Sangamon County, or move to Sangamon County within six months of employment. Ability to work Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm, with possibility of overtime during Elections.

Skills: Secretarial or clerical experience; competent in Word and Excel software programs; ability to follow written and oral instructions; must be detailed oriented. Ability to effectively communicate and interact with the public on a daily basis.

Benefits: Annual Base Salary of $29,500. Individual & family health, dental & life insurance options; paid vacations, holidays, sick leave and personal days; IMRF retirement plan; optional Cafeteria plan.

Applications may be obtained on the Sangamon County website at (click on Apply for a Job) or you may pick up an application in our office at 200 S. 9th Street, Room 101, Springfield, IL 62701. You may also e-mail your resume and application to: Sangamon County and the Sangamon County Clerk are an Equal Opportunity Employer