Position Title: Registrar Technician

Salary: $18.3456 per hour

How to Apply:

Applications are submitted online until the position is filled and/or the posting is closed. After reviewing this job announcement, please click on the link at the bottom of the page to apply online. A resume is required with the application. Further instructions on submission of documents are available in the online application. A resume may not be substituted for an application.

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or its equivalent AND one (1) year of general office experience, including customer service. Applicants with knowledge of the election process are preferred. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted.  

It is the policy of Allegheny County that in order to receive a final offer of employment, candidates must successfully pass a background check, which includes verification of Allegheny County Real Estate Tax status, and drug/medical examinations as required for the position. The pre-employment drug screen must be completed within 48 hours of the acceptance of the conditional offer of employment.

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Manager and Supervisor of Voter Registration, the incumbent primarily assists in maintaining the Allegheny County file of Registered Voters.



  • Maintains district registers of County voters by municipality.
  • Enters data using the S.U.R.E. statewide system.
  • Updates all identity and eligibility data of registered voters.
  • Submits records to polling places during election cycles to record official votes to prove eligibility by verifying the individual’s registration to vote in District Poll Books.
  • Constructs District Poll Books and fills supply suitcases with election materials.
  • Performs reconciliations on lists of Absentee Voters.
  • Assists in the verification of votes at each election.
  • Performs other elections-related duties as assigned. 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Knowledge of:

  • Basic clerical functions including operating office equipment

Skill in:

Ability to:

  • Communicate well, both orally and in writing
  • File and enter data efficiently
  • Be detail-oriented
  • Work well with others in a fast-paced office environment
  • Work overtime as needed, including weekends
  • Provide professional and courteous customer service

Residency: Allegheny County within 1 year.
Veterans' Preference: Will be awarded to eligible candidates.