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Elections Assistant 

Date Posted: 11/16/2023
Department: Board of Elections
Compensation: $15.00 Hourly
Hours: Various

Deadline: Open until filled

*This is a temporary position*

Position Objectives


To perform specialized clerical work registering voters, maintaining voter registration records, and
assisting in conducting elections in accordance with state and county laws.

Duties & Responsibilities

• Receive and process absentee ballot request.
• Assist in the operation of the office of the Board of Elections.
• Customer Service/Answers telephone.
• Assist voter with voter registration applications.
• Performs related tasks as requested.
• Voter confidentiality and voter security measures is a must.

Minimum Requirements

• High school graduate or equivalent; administrative experience.
• Computer proficient, office procedures, practices and equipment.
• Ability to perform duties on a nonpartisan basis; and maintain effective working relationships.
• Must be able to lift 50 pounds occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently.

How to Apply



APPLICANTS WILL BE GIVEN CREDIT ONLY FOR INFORMATION PROVIDED IN RESPONSE TO THIS ANNOUNCEMENT. No additional information will be solicited by McDowell County; therefore, persons who submit incomplete applications may not receive full credit for their education, training and experience.


McDowell County is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of the County to recruit, hire, train and promote individuals without regard to age, sex, race, color, religion, political affiliation or national origin. The County will interactively work with disabled applicants and employees to identify reasonable accommodations that will allow the individual to perform essential job functions. 


McDowell County participates in E-Verify.


Applications are available: under “Job Opportunities”


  • McDowell County Administration Building:         

                25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752


Applications can be submitted:

               25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

  • Mail:

                McDowell County Human Resources

              25 W Fort Street Marion, NC 28752

  • Email: 


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