Working the 2018 Election

The period to accept applications has now closed. 

We thank all of the applicants who have submitted applications to work during the 2018 Municipal Election.  Due to the large volume of applications received only successful applicants will be contacted for interviews.  A member of our staff will be in touch if you have been selected for an interview. 

Who Can Apply? 

Please review our Frequently Asked Questions for Election Workers.

Employment Eligibility: 

  • Legally entitled to work in Canada;
  • Able to attend paid training session; and,
  • Available to work on the Election Day.

Positions Available

Computer Operator:  responsible for checking registered resident electors, directing them to the voting book, and directing registered Non-Resident Property Electors to the registration table.

Voting Machine Operator:  responsible for ensuring that voters insert their ballots into the voting machine, the voting machine accepts the ballot before they leave the voting place, and reading and interpreting error codes on the voting machine.

Voting Officer:  responsible for ensuring voters sign the voting book, providing ballots to Registered Resident Electors.

Registration Officer:  responsible for registering Resident Electors, and processing and registering Non-Resident Property Electors.

Traffic Officers:  responsible for removing campaign signage from within 100m of a voting place, directing voters to the computer check in area, directing voters from the voting booths to the voting machine, and making sure voters leave the voting area after they vote. 

Work Dates

You must be able to:

  • Commit to attending a training session; and,
  • Work on Election Day October 20th, 2018, from 7:30 a.m. - 8:10 p.m.  

Pay Rate

Election Workers will be paid $280 per day, plus $25 to attend a training session.

Last updated: July 18, 2018

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