We are hiring election workers for the upcoming 2022 municipal election!

Join the election team and take on the important task of working on election day (Saturday, October 15, 2022) and advance voting opportunities (October 5, 8, 9 and 12, 2022).

Apply Early

The first intake of applications will be processed by June 30, 2022. Further intake of applications will be considered throughout July, 2022.

Employment requirements

  • Legally able to work in Canada
  • Must apply online and successfully complete the online test
  • Must successfully complete scheduled training sessions in September 2022 for your assigned role and work a 7-hour shift at an advance voting opportunity
  • Attention to detail and strong customer services skills required
  • Computer knowledge and ability are a requirement for most positions
  • Fluency in English is required and other languages an asset
  • Past election experience is an asset

Election workers must not be related to any candidate running for office and must not be actively working for any election campaign. 

How to Apply

    To apply you must create an account and use the online portal to complete your application. Read through the following job descriptions before applying.


    Presiding Election Official (PEO)

    Presiding Election Official Job Description

    • Maintain the integrity of the election process

    • Coordinate setup of designated voting location
    • Provide clear guidance and supervision throughout the day

    Alternate Presiding Election Official (APEO)

    Alternate Presiding Election Official Job Description

    • Provide assistance and backup to the Presiding Election Official
    • Assist Presiding Election Official in setup of designated voting location 
    • Supervise other workers in the voting location

    Election Official

    Election Official Job Description

    • Assist all voters in a pleasant, polite and friendly manner for a positive voter experience
    • Perform voter strike off, make changes to existing registrations and register new voters on a live database
    • At the close of the poll, accurately balance and complete a ballot account form


    Greeter Job Description

    • Provide a positive voter experience
    • Greet voters as they enter the voting place in a friendly manner and promptly direct them as required
    • Track traffic flow concerns and notify the Presiding Election Official

    Machine Attendant

    Machine Attendant Job Description

    • Instruct voters how to insert ballot into vote counting machine
    • Assist with cleanup at the close of the poll and secure all election materials

    Mail Ballot Election Official

    Mail Ballot Election Official Job Description

    • Process requests for mail ballot
    • Assemble and process mail ballot packages
    • Perform voter strike off, update voter information and register new voters on a live database


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