City of Boston

Assistant Registrar of Voters (Hourly) (15 Temporary Positions)

Posted Date 6 months ago(3/8/2021 8:37 AM)
Req ID
Election Division
Temporary Full-Time
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This is a temporary position.


Brief Job Description (essential functions of the position):


Under the supervision of the Office Manager, the Assistant Registrar of Voters (Hourly) performs data entry and clerical tasks of an extremely detailed nature. Processes voter registration forms and information received from the Annual Listing of Residents, in accordance with all Commonwealth of MA election laws.


Applicants must be aware that, based on departmental needs, may be required to assume Listing Officer responsibilities, which would require a CORI review.


  • Updates and inputs data as provided by the residents on their annual census form.
  • Sorts and files Voter Registration Forms.
  • Participates in Voter Registration Outreach events in preparation for the upcoming elections.
  • Assists with phone calls from general public.
  • Performs related work as required.

Must be willing to assist with any and all tasks related to the conduct of a successful election, as designated by the Chair and the Head Assistant Registrar.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • Must be willing to demonstrate data entry skills, communication skills and language skills.
  • Ability to do detailed work in data processing in a high-pressured environment.
  • Ability to learn computer skills.
  • Ability to prioritize assignments and organize work; ability to provide good customer service and represent the department in a professional manner.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision when needed.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Strong verbal communication skills.
  • Bilingual applicants are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.




CORI Check Required




Hours of work will be 9 am - 5 pm, Monday through Friday. Compensation will be $15.00 per hour, paid biweekly.


Must be willing to work assigned hours. These are temporary positions based on work volume within the department.


Duration:   March thru August 2021






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