City looks to hire election inspectors for August, November elections


Snow sits on the towers on top of Mount Pleasant City Hall on Tuesday, Jan. 6, 2015.

To assist residents in casting their votes on election day, the City of Mount Pleasant is hiring election inspectors for the August 2 primary elections and November 8 general elections. 

According to a press release Wednesday, applicants must be registered Michigan voters without prior felonies or election crime convictions. Computer skills and professionalism are required. Applicants cannot be a candidate or relative of a candidate appearing on the ballot.

The position pays $10 an hour. Training is paid and required. 

Election inspectors' duties include verifying voter identification, performing computer search functions and electronic logging of voters, ballots issued and special circumstances. It also includes handling voter registration issues. 

The deadline to apply is June 10.

Applications are available at Mount Pleasant City Hall at 320 W. Broadway St. or on the city's website. Applicants must complete a criminal history background check authorization form and Fair Credit Reporting Act disclosure and authorization. 


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