Become a County Poll Worker

POLL WORKER JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title:       Election Worker
Department:  Office of the Probate Judge, Elections
Reports To:   Probate Judge, Elections Director

*Applications are always accepted

**Election Workers receive payment per election based on their job description

***Letters of Appointment are available to employers upon request

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Essential job functions include:

  • Assisting in setting up polling place for Election Day
  • Assisting in setting up election equipment for Election Day
  • Maintaining election equipment security throughout Election Day
  • Qualifying voters through use if identification and poll lists
  • Ensuring voter receives correct ballot style based on poll lists
  • Assisting voters during Election Day on equipment usage
  • Assisting in closing the polls at the end of the voting period

Other job functions may include:

  • Attending mandatory training sessions as required
  • Returning all designated election supplies to drop off locations

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Ability to fluently speak, read, and write
  • Basic computer skills are helpful
  • Attention to detail
  • MUST BE CAPABLE TO WORK 12-14 HOURS ON ELECTION DAY
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to interact and cooperate with co-workers and to deal effectively with voters, poll watchers, electioneers, and the general public
  • Occasionally lifting and carrying objects up to 20lbs., such as election equipment, ballots, supply boxes, etc.