Numerous paid positions available, both leading up to and on Election Day, Nov. 8, 2022
September 20, 2022
  • Redwood City – Want to help on the front line of democracy? The County’s Registration and Elections Division is seeking candidates for numerous positions.

    Election workers can earn $22.30 an hour to start as an Office Assistant helping with the run-up to the general election on Nov. 8, 2022.

    Numerous other short-term paid positions are also available to help conduct a fair, accurate, secure and transparent election. These include:

    • Vote Center Representative ($22.30 an hour)
    • Warehouse and Field Technician $(26.37 an hour)
    • Office Specialist ($26.77 an hour)

    Several positions require fluency in English as well as Burmese, Cantonese, Hindi, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish and/or Tagalog/Filipino.

    Under the Voter’s Choice Act, Vote Centers replace traditional polling places. Vote Centers are open throughout the county for up to a month before Election Day.

    All positions are paid: Even “Vote Center Volunteers” can earn a stipend of up to $280 for working on Election Day and attending a training session.

    Other positions have immediate openings for office hours of 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

    Anyone may apply for these important positions. The examination process will consist of an application screening based on the candidates' application, followed by a departmental interview.

    To apply, go to

    Computer access is available for free at any San Mateo County Library.

    Today (Sept. 20, 2022) is National Voter Registration Day
    Are you registered? It’s not too late.

    Visit to register.

    You can also check your registration status at

    Media Contacts

    Mark Church
    Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder and Chief Elections Officer

    Jim Irizarry
    Asst. Assessor-County Clerk-Recorder & Asst. Chief Elections Officer