Work in the 2018 election

We are looking to hire dedicated workers for the 2018 election. Are you passionate about public office, our community and enjoy connecting with people? If so, consider applying to work the 2018 election.

To work the election, you must:

  • Attend a mandatory training session
  • Be available to work the full voting day (between 7 a.m. - 10 p.m.)
    • Shifts may vary but are a minimum of 13 hours
  • Be able to spend long durations sitting and/or standing
    • During the day, breaks will be arranged with flexible scheduling to accommodate voters
  • Remain on site at the voting location at all times; from the beginning of the shift, until the end of the shift.
Election positions available
Presiding Election Official
  • Manages voting location, including staff
  • Responsible for the security of the voting machines and ballots
  • Ensures voting process adheres to all legislative requirements
  • Prepares the ballot account summary

Shifts vary, with a start time of 7 a.m. and end between 9 - 10 p.m.  The daily rate of pay is $450, which includes the mandatory training sessions.

Alternate Presiding Election Official
  • Supports the PEO, electors and election officials
  • Registers non-resident property electors
  • Coordinates voting registration books
  • Provides assistance to electors for curbside voting and other special needs
  • Provides information on use of the voting machines

Shifts vary, with a start time of 7 a.m. and end between 9 - 10 p.m.  The daily rate of pay is $350, which includes the mandatory training sessions.

Election Official
  • Assists with setting up the voting locations
  • Registers electors and distributes ballots
  • Helps with closing the voting location (remove posters, signage, moving tables and chairs)

Shifts vary, with a start time of 7:30 a.m. and end between 8:30 - 9 p.m.  The daily rate of pay is $250, which includes the mandatory training session

How to apply to work in the election

If you are interested in working in the 2018 election, visit our career page for election opportunities.  Applications are being accepted between August 01 - 15. 

*Please note - when filling in the application, you may enter N/A under the education, work history and reference sections.  Along with your name and contact information, the mandatory questions provide all the relevant information required for the election positions.

Questions?  call the Office of the City Clerk at 250-469-8645