Request for Applicants: Columbia County
Democratic Election Commissioner
Request for Applicants
The Columbia County Democratic Committee seeks applications from interested persons for the position of Democratic Election Commissioner for a two-year term starting January 2, 2020
The Columbia County Board of Elections is responsible for all aspects of elections in the towns and city of Columbia County, and also assists some villages and school districts with their elections. There are two Election Commissioners, one Democrat and one Republican. Three full-time staff report to the each of the Commissioners. The position is currently part time, although it may become full time in the future, possibly as early as January 2, 2020.
Salary is $30,000 per annum for the part time position. If the position becomes full time, it is expected the salary would be increased substantially.
Each application should include an explanation of the applicant’s reasons for wishing to serve as Elections Commissioner, relevant experience, and vision for the office. A current resume should be included.
Applicants must be registered to vote in Columbia County as members of the Democratic Party.
Applications must be received by November 21, 2019. This is an extension of the previous deadline. Applicants will be contacted to arrange an interview with a selection committee. The Columbia County Democratic Committee will select its recommended candidate at its November 25, 2019 after presentations by the applicants.