Employment Opportunities


Our staff has the privilege of carrying out the election process and providing the citizens of Cuyahoga County the means to practice their civic duty and right to vote. In addition to our full-time staff, we hire hundreds of Temporary Election Clerks each year to support election operations. Temporary Election Clerks work in various departments leading up to, during and following an election. Duration of employment varies based on time of year, job functions, availability, necessity, etc.
The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections is an equal opportunity employer and operates a smoke-free, drug-free workplace. Reasonable accommodation is available to all employees and applicants. If you have a disability that needs to be accommodated, please contact the Human Resources Department at (216) 443-3200.


The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections (CCBOE) is accepting applications for the position of Director/Deputy Director of the CCBOE. These positions are responsible for preparing and conducting all elections held throughout Cuyahoga County. The Director and Deputy Director oversee all operations involved in the election process in accordance with Title 35 of the Ohio Revised Code, policies and procedures of the State of Ohio and federal election laws. Additionally, the Director/Deputy Director’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the management of an annual budget; enforcing board policies on purchasing, personnel and legal matters; staffing, training and election planning for a public agency. The Director/Deputy report to a four member bi-partisan board. The Director/Deputy Director must be a resident elector of Cuyahoga County within thirty (30) days of employment. Applicants may apply for either the position of Director, Deputy Director or both positions.

Deadline to submit an application is 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday February 26, 2019
Please submit a letter of interest, resume, completed application, and Secretary of State Form 307 to: 
The Cuyahoga County Board of Elections
Attn: Lori Acosta, Deputy Business Administrator
2925 Euclid Avenue
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Additional Opportunities

Support your community on Election Day by becoming an Election Official!

In addition to full-time and temporary employment opportunities, we hire more than 6,000 election officials to staff the polls, transport ballots and materials, and maintain political balance on Election Day. These positions require a separate application process. To learn more about these opportunities and to apply, please click here.