Temporary Recruiter

  • Maricopa County BOS / Elections
  • Phoenix, AZ 85008, USA
  • Apr 13, 2024
Full time Government

Job Description

It's election season, and we need your help!  Election season is a crucial time for accuracy and expediency. If you want to be a part of one of the most important government tasks by using your exemplary administrative and recruiting skills, this position is for you!

As an Elections Temporary Recruiter, you will assist with the recruitment of employees and poll workers to ensure all staff are hired and in place to support the 2024 election cycles.

Maricopa County Elections is looking to hire Temporary Recruiters for both the Mesa Recruitment Office and Downtown Phoenix Facility (MCTEC). 

About the Elections a Department of the Board of Supervisors 

As the second-largest voting jurisdiction in the country, Maricopa County Elections serves more than 2.5 million registered voters as they exercise their right to make informed decisions regarding the selection of local and national leaders as well as ballot measures. We believe in teamwork, creating a vibrant, exciting work environment, and pursuing opportunities to make a positive impact in the communities that make up the 4th largest and fastest-growing County in the United States!  Learn more at Work With Us | Maricopa County, AZ.

Proud to Offer

  • Perform work with a greater civic duty purpose
  • Opportunities for growth and development within Maricopa County


We recognize your time is valuable, so please apply if you meet the following required qualifications.


  • High School Diploma or GED


  • Two years of experience performing office, administrative, and clerical duties in a Recruitment, Human Resources or Elections environment
  • Intermediate-level skill in using Microsoft Office Suite applications, specifically Microsoft Excel

Combined education and experience qualifications

  • An equivalent combination of post-secondary education and/or job-related experience may substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis 

Other Requirements

  • Must be registered or eligible to register to vote in Arizona by the time of hire.
  • Must complete a thorough background screening
  • Must be able to work irregular hours and shifts based on the departmental needs
  • Must have an Arizona state driver’s license by the time of hire

Our Preferred Candidate has

  • Experience utilizing the HR Workday Software
  • Advanced-level Excel skills in using Microsoft Office Suite applications, specifically Microsoft Excel
  • Associate’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Public Administration, or a related field
  • Proficiency in professional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Experience with administrative and clerical procedures, such as managing files and records
  • Experience supporting election activities


The tasks listed are a representation and not an all-inclusive list of essential job tasks for this position.

  • Responsible for application reviews and hiring process, including phone interviews, onboarding, new employee first-day activities, offboarding, and creating candidate files for employees and poll workers
  • Responsible for onboarding and offboarding employees utilizing the HR Workday software
  • Utilizes County HR Workday software programs to generate forms, queries, searches, viewing and dispositioning candidate profiles
  • Responsible for incoming and outgoing communications, in telecommunication and electronic media
  • Schedules training for employees and poll workers each election cycle
  • Interacts inside the Boardworker Software System by confirming voter registration and updating poll worker records to ensure data is accurate and up to date
  • Utilizes Microsoft Office, Outlook, Teams, Excel, and various in-house specialized programs
  • Conducts data collection and surveys for recruitment to support evaluation of programs and identify improvements
  • Recommends improvements in processes and workflow by analyzing issues and determining solutions
  • Supporting other assigned election activities as directed during election cycles

Working Conditions

  • Mandatory overtime during all election cycles
  • Work primarily occurs in a business office setting
  • Working in high volume, fast-paced environment
  • Ability to manage multiple screens, in a small font, while taking incoming calls
  • Ability to collaborate with peers in a team-oriented environment and conduct work independently
  • Ability to move objects lifting floor to waist (up to 25 pounds) and pushing/pulling (up to 50 pounds)
  • Will be required to travel to the Downtown Phoenix Facility (MCTEC) office on Election Day and other locations on a as needed basis
  • Telework is not available at this time.


The Maricopa County Human Resources Department reserves the right to admit to the selection process only those candidates considered to be the most highly qualified. Those selected will be assessed based on the evaluation of listed education and experience. The hiring authority will interview and select the successful candidate from a list provided by Human Resources.

All offers of employment made to new hires and rehires at Maricopa County are contingent upon successful completion of a post-offer, pre-employment thorough background investigation. A background investigation is conducted on a current employee who changes to a Safety Sensitive Position or one having the potential for serious adverse impact on the integrity or efficiency of the County. These requirements do not pertain to employees of elected officials who undergo background investigation processes administered through their respective offices.

Maricopa County is an EEO/ADA Reasonable Accommodation Employer.

On-the-Spot Hiring Event on May 3rd from 10 AM to 12 PM and 3 PM to 5 PM at the Maricopa County Sheriff's Training Center (Auditorium) - 2627 S 35th Ave, Phoenix, AZ 85003. Walk-ins are welcome!

Interviews will be conducted and offers will be placed on the same day. Potential candidates should bring their resumes, and any hiring documentation to expedite the onboarding process if selected for hire.

All candidates will be required to meet the minimum qualifications of our positions.

Positions at the On-the-Spot Hiring Event:

  • Temporary Recruiters (Mesa and Phoenix locations)
  • Temporary Warehouse Driver
  • Temporary T-Tech
  • Temporary Hotline Rep
  • Temporary Ballot Courier
  • Temporary Adjudication Clerk