Position Descriptions and Payments

Election Day Positions

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Position (Code) Service Hours/Special Requirements Service
Pay
Training
Pay
Total SSL
Hours
Chief (CHF) 6:00 am to about 11:00 pm, requires prior experience as a judge, a
car and cell phone. Minimum age - 18 years
$270 $50  $320 30
Closing (CLS) 6:30 pm to about 11:30 pm, requires a car and cell phone.
Minimum age - 18 years
$120 $30 $150 5
Voting Operations
includes bilingual (VOP and SPN)
6:00 am to about 11:00 pm $200 $30 $230 25
Voting Operations
Part-time shift (VOP-A)
6:00 am to 3:00 pm $110/shift $30 $140 16
Voting Operations
Part-time shift (VOP-B)
2:00 pm to 11:00 pm $110/shift $30 $140 16
Voting Operations - Driver
(VOP-D)
6:00 am to about 9:30 pm, requires a car and cell phone.
Minimum age - 18 years
$200 $30 $230 25
Voting Operations - Provisional (VOP-P)

6:00 am to about 11:00 pm.  Minimum age - 18 years

$200 $30 $230 25
Same Day Registration (SDR) 6:00 am to about 11:00 pm. Minimum age - 18 years $200 $30 $230 25
Runner (RNR) 5:00 am to 7:00 pm, requires a car to drive throughout county to multiple polling places, and a cell phone.  Minimum age - 18 yrs. $220 N/A $220 14
Runner Part-time shift
(RNR-A)^
5:00 am to 12:00 pm, requires a car to drive throughout the
county and a cell phone.  Minimum age 18 years
$120/shift N/A $120 7
Runner Part-time shift
(RNR-B)^
12:00 pm to 7:00 pm, requires a car to drive throughout the
county and a cell phone.  Minimum age 18 years
$120/shift N/A $120 7
Regional Site Technician (RST)^  6:00 pm to 10:00 pm, requires cell phone and a car.
Minimum age - 18 years
$70 $10 $80 5
Greeter (limited) Part-time Shift (GRT-A) 6:00 am to 3:00 pm $70/shift $10 $80 10
Greeter (limited) Part-time shift (GRT-B) 2:30 pm to 9:00 pm $70/shift $10 $80 10
Election Night Support (ENS)^ 7:30 pm to 12:30 am $100 N/A $100 5
Roamer (RMR)^ 5:00 am to about 11:30 pm, requires prior experience as a Chief, a
car and cell phone. Minimum age - 18 years
$320 $50 $370 N/A
Standby (STBY)^ Varies by position filled * $30 * *
EV Closing
(EVCLS)
6:00 am to 6:30 pm $120 $30 $150 18
Drop Box Attendant (DBOX) 2:00 pm to 11:00 pm $120 N/A $120 10

* If assigned to work will receive pay amount for the position filled.
(^) Position is not required to attend the pre-election meeting at the polling place.

 

Early Voting Positions

Position Service Hours Service Pay Training Pay Total SSL Hours
Voting Operations
(EVVOP) and (EVSPN)
6:00 am to about 11:00 pm $200 N/A $200 21
Voting Operations
Provisional
 (EVVOP-P)
6:00 am to about 11:00 pm
Minimum age - 18 years
$200 N/A $200 21
Same Day Registration (EVSDR) 6:00 am to 11:00 pm $200 N/A $200 21
Voting Operations Part-time Shift
(EVVOP-A)

6:00 am to 3:00 pm
$110/shift N/A $110 15
Voting Operations Part-time shift
(EVVOP-B)
2:00 pm to 11:00 pm $110/shift N/A $110 15
Chief (EVCHF) 6:00 am to 11:00 pm
Minimum age - 18 years
$270 N/A $270 N/A
Standby (EVSTBY) Varies by position filled * $30 * *
Drop Box
Attendant (EVLM)
2:00 pm to 11:00 pm $120 N/A $120 10

* If assigned to work will receive pay amount for the position filled.
Payment Information
Payment is made by check 6 weeks after each election. 
Workers who complete training but do not serve will not be paid.  Students may elect to receive SSL credits in lieu of payment. To receive payment workers must provide their social security number prior to working the election. Note that the stipend is considered income for tax purposes.  Workers earning less than $600 will not receive a W-2 at the end of the calendar year or have taxes withheld. Those earning $600 or more in the calendar year will be sent a W-2 form in January of the following year.  Workers who earn $2000 or more will receive a W-2 showing their payment as taxable income and Social Security and Medicare taxes will be withheld. 

Administrative Leave for State of Maryland and Montgomery County employees
State of Maryland and Montgomery County employees may be eligible to receive administrative leave for working on Election Day, With supervisory approval, County employees may not use administrative leave for attending training or working early voting. Employees must complete training on their own time. Montgomery County employees who elect to use up to 8 hours of Administrative Leave, to be excused from their normal work shift on Election Day, are entitled to 80% of the service stipend and full payment of the training stipend. Employees using their own leave (Annual, Compensatory Leave Used, Comp Leave Supp. or PTO) will receive the full stipend (service + training).  Documentation of service is required for State of Maryland employees.

State Employee Election Judge Service Form