Date Posted: November 4, 2020

Deadline: March 15, 2020

Organization: Laurens County

Location: Laurens

City: Laurens

Website: View Website

Job Type: Full Time

Wages/Salary: $25,000 - $28,000


The Administrative Assistant must complete the SEC Training and Certification Program within 18 months of initial hiring. Following certification, he/she must participate in at least one training course each year. (7-5-10 and 7-5-35).

Job Description:

The Administrative Assistant assists the Director in conducting all federal, state and county elections within Laurens County as well as those in the Clinton, Laurens, Waterloo, Cross Hill, and Gray Court. 

He/she supports and receives general supervision from the Executive Director.

Administrative Assistant is responsible for maintaining a database of all registered voters in the County. Updates to this information are constant and include determining precincts and voting districts for each registered voter.

Additional Duties:

  • Requires studying journals, manuals and professional publications.
  • Must relate positively to members of the general public, candidates and other officials.
  • Determine qualifications of voter registration applicants.
  • Validate signatures from petitions for candidates and new political parties.
  • Perform duties of Executive director in her absence.
  • Assist in completing absentee voting procedures.
  • Maintain county voter registration records.

Data Entry

  • Must have computer skills, especially in data entry. Office 360 is a MUST.
  • Proficiency in map reading, GIS, districting and districting is a plus.

Office Management

  • Requires handling or using voting machines and office equipment including computers for data entry, fax machines, copiers, telephones or similar equipment.
Office Hours: 9 AM – 5 PM / M – F
Contact Name:
Lynne West
Contact Phone Number: 864-984-4431
Application Process:
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled; however, preference will be given to applications received by 4:00 pm Thursday, March 19, 2020. The selected candidate will undergo a drug screening and must pass a criminal background check.

Email resume to:

Laurens County Government

Ref: VR & Elections Administrative Assistant
Employer Address:

100 Hillcrest Square
Laurens, SC 29360
United States

Our organization does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability.