Professional Development

Elections Supervisor – Community Services

Class Summary

Gwinnett County Voter Registration and Elections is responsible for planning and organizing all election and voter-related activities and assists Gwinnett’s cities and special districts with election preparations. The division is comprised of staff that are proud to be part of a team that works together to assure that every vote counts.

The Elections Supervisor is responsible for supervising lower levels, overseeing the day-to-day management of the elections section, and ensuring that the section operates in compliance with State and Federal laws. The incumbent will read and interpret federal election laws, the Georgia constitution and statutes, Georgia Secretary of State directives, county resolutions, and ordinances to ensure division compliance. This position is responsible for Outreach/Education programs including bilingual voter-outreach, voter information development, and preparation of voting materials such as brochures, sample ballots, etc.  The Supervisor will also ensure that programs and policies are being implemented and adjusted as necessary to ensure compliance with Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act.

This position is a grade 202.

Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in public administration, business management, political science or a related field;
  • State Certification as Election Supervisor
  • Voter Registrars Association of Georgia (VRAG) certification must be obtained within one year and must be maintained;
  • Georgia Election Officials Association (GEOA) certification must be obtained within one year and must be maintained;
  • Valid Driver’s License in State of residency.
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish is helpful.
  • Or, an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job such as those listed above.
For information related to position specific Essential Duties, Knowledge and Skills and Physical requirements, click here.
NOTE: The class specifications listed on this site are not the official class specifications for Gwinnett County and are subject to change.

Benefits Offered

  • Health, dental, vision, prescription drug insurance plans
  • Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
  • HSA/HRA available
  • Basic, Optional and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
  • On-site Medical Wellness Center
  • Holidays: 12 holidays per year
  • Annual leave (vacation): 13 day accrual per year
  • Sick leave: 13 day accrual per year
  • Immunizations (Flu Shots, Tetanus, etc.)
  • Wellness Incentive Programs
  • Annual Wellness Fair
  • 529 College Savings Plan
  • Financial Education Programs
  • Funeral Leave
  • Longevity Pay after 3 years (full-time status)
  • Tuition Reimbursement after 2 years (full-time status)
  • Employee assistance program
  • Uniforms and equipment furnished
  • Employee discount programs
  • Retirement Benefits include:
    • Defined Contribution Retirement Plan
      * Employees can choose a contribution rate of 2.5%,5.0%, or 7.5%
      * Gwinnett County will contribute 7.0% of your pensionable earnings per pay period.

      • An employee is fully vested in 5 years. An employee can retire if he/she has reached the age of 55 and the sum of age and years of service equals 65.
    • Deferred Compensation Plan
      * If you contribute at least 2.5% of your base pay to the 457(b) plan, Gwinnett County will contribute an additional 1% to your Defined Contribution Retirement Plan (this is in addition to the 7% described above).