|Principal Clerk - County Clerk - Voter Registration (RV.10462.1123)|
|Organization: Lake County Government|
Principal Clerk - County Clerk - Voter Registration (RV.10462.1123)
Tracking Code: RV.10462.1123Job Description
The Lake County Clerk's Office is seeking a bi-lingual Principal Clerk for the Voter Registration Department with advanced clerical, customer service and office work of a technical nature while adhering to strict legal requirements and accuracy standards to ensure voters' rights. The successful candidate is expected to perform advanced recordkeeping including scanning, indexing, verification, record maintenance per federal and state guidelines, and fielding email and telephone inquiries. A Principal Clerk completes significant work requiring the exercise of discretion and independent judgement in applying rules and procedures to work and/or case situations. In the performance of all duties, a Principal Clerk is expected to act as a role model for a cooperative team effort in fulfilling the mission of the County Clerk’s office. This position offers career advancement and the opportunity to participate as an instructor and other elections related duties.
This candidate will possess excellent customer service skills with excellent grammar. This position requires answering questions from the public to confirm voter registration status, how to make applications, updating addresses as well as options and locations for voting early and on Election Day. In order to be successful in this position, the candidate must have excellent accuracy in keyboarding, be proficient in both data entry and word processing and should have good knowledge of current technology and office practices, procedures and equipment, including OCR and digital imaged archiving. This position requires a self-starter who is attentive to detail and consistently maintains a high level of accuracy. This position requires good knowledge of the principles of office management including professional appearance and demeanor and maintenance procedures for recording information and verifying accuracy. A Principal Clerk must be able to interpret regulations according to well-defined standards, such as state statutes pertaining to voter registration and apply rules to more routine individual cases, have the ability to gather data and prepare reports summarizing operation according to standard procedures, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment, accurately and under pressure to meet deadlines. Deviation from established procedures and questions of policy are cleared with the Deputy Clerk or the County Clerk.
The position requires an Associates Degree or two years of equivalent college coursework as experienced clerical staff using imaging software. Completion of a four-year college degree very helpful. We are looking for an individual who is proficient in data entry and word processing. Proficiency in Word, Microsoft Office and Access are an absolute requirement. Bilingual applicants preferred.
ANY OFFER OF EMPLOYMENT IS CONDITIONED ON THE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A PRE-EMPLOYMENT MEDICAL EXAM, WHICH INCLUDES A DRUG AND ALCOHOL SCREEN AND A BACKGROUND SCREENING.
Lake County Government offers a competitive salary and benefit package, and is committed to being an employer of choice.
Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Location: Waukegan, Illinois, United States
Position Type: Full-Time/Regular
Salary: $16.73 - 20.17 USD
Applications will be accepted
Until October 11, 2013
Please mention you learned of this employment opportunity on the Careers In Government website.
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Clerical & Administrative Support|
Public Information & Intergovernmental Affairs
18 North County Street|
Human Resources - 7th Floor
Country: UNITED STATES
| Mid to Senior Level|
$ 16.73 to $ 20.17 Hourly
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