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If you are looking for casual work and decent pay, Elections Canada is still looking for people to work at advance polls and/or on Election Day, October 19th.
Elections Canada says there are 800 positions available including polls clerks, registration officers and information officers.
You must be a Canadian citizen, live in the electoral district you are applying to work in, be at least 16 and not participate in any partisan political activity during your employment.
Pay varies depending on the position:
Advance Polling Days:
- Deputy returning officer (advance polling days) – $680.00 for 4 days of about 8 hours each and for the time required to count the ballots on election night
- Poll clerk (polling day) – $600.00 for 4 days of about 8 hours each and for the time required to count the ballots on election night
- Deputy Returning Officer (polling day) – $238.00 for 1 day up to 14 hours
- Poll clerk (polling day) – $210.00 for 1 day of up to 14 hours
- Central poll supervisor (polling day) – $21.00/hour (+ $50.00 for accomplishing specific tasks) – for 1 day of up to 14 hours
- Information officer (polling day) – $13.15/hour for 1 day up to 14 hours
- Registration officer – $15/hour for 1 day up to 14 hours
For more information or to apply, click here.