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Precinct Officers Needed for June 5 Primary Election

Thursday, May 10, 2018/Categories: News and Announcements

For Immediate Release: May 9, 2018
Media Contact: Callie Lutz, 530.552.3320

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The Butte County Elections Office is seeking more than 100 precinct officers to support the June 5 Primary Election.

Interested community members must complete an application, attend a training in Oroville, help set up polling places and support a local precinct on Tuesday, June 5. Precinct officers who complete their duties will earn $130 to $175, based on their support position.

Precinct positions/descriptions include:

  • Precinct Inspector:
    • Required to attend training at the Oroville Training Center
    • Must have a reliable car to pick up equipment Saturday, June 2
    • Set up polling place on the Monday, June 4
    • Complete closing paper work and deliver ballots, touch screens and all supplies to a local designated receiving center
    • Potentially earn stipend amount of $175
  • Voting System Specialist
    • Required to attend training at the Oroville Training Center
    • Responsible for setting up the touch screen equipment on the Monday, June 4
    • Assist voters with the touch screens
    • Complete closing procedures for the Touch Screens
    • Computer experience preferred.
    • Potentially earn stipend amount of $155
  • Clerk
    • Required to attend training at the Oroville Training Center
    • Assist with setting up the polling place on the Monday, June 4
    • Assist voters throughout the day on Election Day
    • Complete closing paperwork and breaking down of equipment, clean up polling place on Election night
    • Potentially earn stipend amount of $130

 Interested community members should complete an application at a Butte Community Employment Center:

  • Butte Community Employment Center – Chico
    2445 Carmichael Drive
    Chico, CA 95928
    530-879-3471
  • Butte Community Employment Center – Oroville
    78 Table Mountain Blvd
    Oroville, CA 95965
    530-538-7301

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