The Naugatuck Valley Council of Governments (NVCOG), based in Waterbury, CT, seeks a consultant to perform regional election monitoring under the supervision of the NVCOG Director of Municipal Services and at the direction of the Connecticut Secretary of the State. This is a contractual position to be funded by the Connecticut Secretary of the State through NVCOG. The contractor will also work with registrars and other town officials from the 19 NVCOG member municipalities.

Minimum requirements include current certification by the Secretary of the State or becoming certified by the Secretary of the State as soon after execution of such contract as practicable. The Secretary shall certify the regional election monitor if such individual successfully completes the training required. Such certification training shall include successful completion of Moderator Certification Training pursuant to CGS §9-229; successful completion of the Secretary of the State’s On-Line Poll Worker Training Program; and successful completion of modules four (4) and seven (7) of the Registrar of Voters Certification Program pursuant to CGS §9-192a. (Approximately 12 hours of training total)

Work is generally required on the day of or around primaries, general elections, referenda and region-wide training. 

Compensation will be per diem or hourly by negotiation. Click here for more details. 

Each applicant interested in providing these services shall submit their resume, and a cover letter outlining their relevant experience. Consulting or law firms are also invited to respond with the same information.

The proposal should be sent to the Municipal Shared Services Director, NVCOG, 49 Leavenworth Street, Waterbury, CT 06702 no later than 2:00 pm on Friday, June 8, 2018. Electronic submissions are acceptable to An interview with a committee organized by the NVCOG Municipal Shared Services Coordinator may be required. NVCOG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. EOE/M/H/F

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Click here to view MOU between the Office of the Secretary of the State and NVCOG that started the program in 2016