Position Descriptions and Payments

Election Day Positions

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Position 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
$250 $50  $300 30
Closing (CLS) 6:30 pm to about 11:30 pm Requires a car and cell phone.
Minimum age - 18 years
$100 $30 $130 5
Voting Operations
includes bilingual
(VOP) and (SPN)
6:00 am to about 11:00 pm   $180 $30 $210 25
Voting Operations
Part-time shift
(VOP-A)
6:00 am to 3:00 pm   $90/shift $30 $120 16
Voting Operations
Part-time shift
(VOP-B)
2:00 pm to 11:00 pm   $90/shift $30 $120 16
Voting Operations
Driver
(VOP-D)
6:00 am to about 9:30 pm Requires a car and cell phone.
Minimum age - 18 years
$180 $30 $210 25
Voting Operations
Provisional
 
(VOP-P)
6:00 am to about 11:00 pm Minimum age - 18 years $180 $30 $210 25
Same Day
Registration
 (SDR)
6:00 am to about 11:00 pm Minimum age - 18 years $180 $30 $210 25
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
$100/shift N/A $100 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
$100/shift N/A $100 7
Regional Site
Assistant
 (RST)^ 
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm Requires cell phone and a car.
Minimum age - 18 years
$45 N/A $45 5
Election Night
Support
(ENS)^
7:30 pm to 12:30 am   $75 N/A $75 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
$300 $50 $350 N/A
Standby
(STBY)^
Varies by position filled   * * * *
EV Closing
(EVCLS)
6:00 am to 6:30 pm   $180 $30 $210 18
Drop Box
Attendant (LM)
6:00 am to 9:00 pm   $180 N/A $180 20
Drop Box
Attendant (LM-A)
6:00 am to 2:00 pm   $90 N/A $90 10
Drop Box 
Attendant (LM-B)
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm   $90 N/A $90 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.
Workers who complete training but do not serve will not be paid.  Payments are mailed six weeks after the election.
Students may elect to receive SSL credits in lieu of payment.

 County employees may not use administrative leave for attending training or working Early Voting.  Employees must       complete training on their own time.  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).
 

Early Voting Positions

Position Service Hours Special Requirements Service Pay Training Pay Total SSL Hours
Voting Operations
(EVVOP) and (EVSPN)
General 6:00 am to11:00 pm   $180 N/A $180 21
Voting Operations
Provisional
 (EVVOP-P)
General 6:00 am to11:00 pm Minimum age - 18 years $180 N/A $180 21
Same Day Registration General 6:00 am to11:00 pm   $180 N/A $180 21
Voting Operations
Part-time Shift

(EVVOP-A)

General :00 am to 3:00 pm
  $90/shift N/A $90 15
Voting Operations
Part-time shift

(EVVOP-B)
General 2:00 Pm to 11:00 pm   $90/shift N/A $90 15
Chief (EVCHF) General 6:00 am to 11:00 pm Minimum age - 18 years $250 $N/A $250 N/A
Standby (EVSTBY) Varies by position filled   * * * *
Drop Box
Attendant (EVLM)
6:00 am to 9:00 pm   $180 N/A $180 20
Drop Box
Attendant (EVLM-A)
6:00 am - 2:00 pm   $90 N/A $90 10
Drop Box 
Attendant (EVLM-B)
1:00 pm - 9:00 pm   $90 N/A $90 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.  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 $1800 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
With supervisory approval, State of Maryland and Montgomery County employees may be eligible to receive administrative leave for working on Election Day. 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