Duplin County NC

Deputy Director of Elections

DEPARTMENT:  Board of Elections 

SALARY:  Grade 65        $14.3659 Hourly – $29,881 Annually

OPENING DATE:   September 19, 2019              Closing Date:  “OPEN UNTIL FILLED”

APPLY AT:   Duplin County Personnel Office
                       County Administration Building
                       224 Seminary Street
                       Kenansville, NC  28349


                       “Equal Opportunity Employer” 


Under administrative direction, the purpose of the position is to oversee the operations of the Duplin County Board of Elections. Employees in this classification perform administrative and managerial work. Position is responsible for maintaining the permanent voter registration file for the County; overseeing and participating in voter registration and elections; receiving notices of candidacy for elective office; and preparing and submitting required State, County, and Federal reports. Performs related work as required.


Updates computer database by running various programs; performs routine edit of automatic back-up of computer system for deletions, formatting, tape problems, etc.; periodically runs back-up tapes manually.

Performs general office duties; collects and receipts money.

Assists Director in processing quarterly felon, deceased, and DMV reports.

Assists Director, as needed, in preparing, checking, and running reports; prepares some election materials.

Assists Director in verifying and processing provisional ballots for canvassing votes; researches and assists in checking out rosters, poll books, verification of voter names on computer database, etc., when necessary (as in election discrepancies or in the event of recounts).

Keys and verifies election history, etc., including keying election changes, additions, deletions, along with Director; prints reports of election results.

Assists Director with absentee processing

Processes voter registrations including updates; cards; letters

Processes incoming mail

Processes NVRA forms and reports

Runs state program updates

Performs voting machine testing

Organizes and supervises MAT team and Election Day rovers

Assists Director with Election Day payroll

Assists Director in creating training materials and in training precinct officials

Processes and maintains polling place lease agreements and accessibility surveys

Assists Director in candidate filing

Maintains campaign finance records


Associates degree in Business or Public Administration or related field; supplemented by one (1) to two (2) years previous experience and /or training in elections or public administration or clerical work; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience. In accordance with the County’s drug free workplace policy, employees will be subject to pre-employment and random drug screening.