This is administrative and supervisory work directing the investigation of voter registration eligibility and the securing and inspection of polling sites. Contact with the general public and supervision of field investigatory and inspectional personnel and clerical personnel are significant aspects of the work. Work is performed under the supervision of an administrative superior. Assignments require evaluative thinking and are carried out in accordance with standard supervisory and investigatory practices and general work instructions. An employee in this class has controlling responsibility for investigating votersí registration and polling sites.
Pursuant to Federal and State laws, develops overall annual schedule of voter registration investigations; implements general policies of investigation procedures and techniques; assigns, through subordinate supervisors, the work of group field investigatory personnel; determines work priorities and establishes deadlines on assignments; reviews investigation reports; supervises the updating of registration records.
Assigns work to a group of field personnel inspecting present and proposed polling sites; reviews inspection reports for accuracy and adequacy and recommends further action; assists and advises subordinates in unusual or difficult assignments; gives advice on inspectional procedures; accompanies subordinates on inspections to assure that inspections are being carried out properly and efficiently.
Supervises, through subordinates, a group of clerical personnel engaged in processing the paper work relative to the field investigations.
Establishes training programs and conducts training sessions for clerical and field personnel.
Performs investigations of the most complex and sensitive cases requiring extreme tact and judgment; gives information at hearings concerning findings of investigations.
Interviews persons subpoenaed before the City Commissioners in order to obtain evidence or resolve cases before formal hearings.
Makes periodic analytical studies of unitís organizational and operational procedures and makes recommenda¨tions for improvements.
Prepares and maintains complete, detailed unit reports and records.
Performs related work as required.
Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth school grade.AND
Three years of experience in field investigation and inspection work involving a substantial degree of public contact or in a supervisory capacity directing employees performing field work, or supervising the preparation and maintenance of material required for elections.AND
One year of supervisory work in the conformance to the election laws of Pennsylvania pertaining to votersí registration and polling site inspections.OR
Any equivalent combination of acceptable education and experience, which has included completion of the education requirements as stated above as the educational minimum.
Ability to meet approved minimal physical and medical standards.LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS AND/OR CERTIFICATES
Possession of a valid proper class motor vehicle operator's license issued by the Common¨wealth of Pennsylvania prior to appointment as an Election Field Investigator Supervisor.