City Secretary

City of Port Arthur Elections Division
444 4th Street, Room 430, Port Arthur, Texas 77640
Phone: 409-983-8115, Fax: 409-983-8128


The Elections Department is in need of clerks for Early Voting and Election Day as well as bilingual (Spanish/English ) election personnel to serve as clerks assisting the election judge in all clerical duties as assigned and translating when necessary. Deadline to submit application is January 29, 2016


Responsibilities & Job Duties

  • Qualifying the voter
  • Assisting the voters with the election equipment
  • Assist in opening and closing the election polls
  • Assist the judge in clerical duties as assigned


  • Are 18 years of age or older and registered to vote in the City of Port Arthur
  • Fluent in Spanish and English (for bilingual clerks)
  • Do not hold an elected office or are not the employee of an elected official
  • Able to take direction well and not easily distracted (enjoy interaction with people)
  • Must have dependable transportation to and from the Election Polls
  • Be prepared to lift at least 30 lbs. and stand for long periods of time (11 to 14 hours).
  • Attend Election Law and equipment training as required
  • Report to the assigned post by 6 or 7 a.m. whichever is applicable

Disclosure: I understand that nothing in this advertisement, or in any prior or subsequent written or oral statement, creates a contract of employment or any rights in the nature of a guaranteed assignment. These positions are not permanent, full-time, or temporary, they are only during an election cycle. I understand that, if I am contacted by the Elections Division for an assignment, my employment will be only for an as-needed basis, and a position will not be guaranteed, unless I am given the complete details of an assignment, including where and when I will report, by an Elections Division recruiter or representative.

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