Election Officials

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Job Title: Election Officials

Department: Administration - Legislative Services

Position Type: Election Officials to facilitate voting in the 2022 Municipal Election being held Saturday, October 15, 2022.

Salary: Remuneration for General Voting Day $320 plus $50 for a mandatory training session.

Posted Date: June 14, 2022

Closing Date: August 3, 2022

Last Modified: June 14, 2022, 2:39 pm

Status: Closed

Description:

The District of Saanich is seeking Election Officials to facilitate voting in the 2022 Municipal Election being held Saturday, October 15, 2022

Election Officials will be responsible for:

  • Setting up the voting place and their stations including laptops, voting booths and posting signs and notices.
  • Utilizing a scanner and laptop, verifying voters names, making changes to existing registrations, registering new voters and verifying identification.
  • Explaining the voting process and issuing ballots.
  • Assisting voters as required.
  • Assisting with the packing of equipment and supplies and the closing of the voting place at the end of the day.

 

Election Officials must:

  • Be 18 years of age or older.
  • Be legally entitled to work in British Columbia.
  • Be responsible for their own transportation to and from their voting place.
  • Attend a mandatory training session.
  • Not be related to any candidate running for office in the municipal election.
  • Not be actively working for any election campaign or any candidate.
  • Be comfortable using a laptop.
  • Be able to work extended hours on General Voting Day (7 a.m. to 9 p.m.)

 

Remuneration for General Voting Day $320 plus $50 for a mandatory training session.

All interested applicants must complete the Election Worker Application Form on our website at https://www.saanich.ca/EN/main/local-government/elections.html and submit applications by email to elections@saanich.ca.  Submissions will be received until 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday, August 3, 2022.

Important Information:

The District of Saanich has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy to help keep our employees and community safe. The requirement remains in effect until April 8, 2022 after which, the policy will be suspended. It is important to know that the requirement may be reinstated and unvaccinated employees may not be able to work. In order for the District to respond to any changing vaccination requirements for staff, we request that you verify your COVID-19 vaccination status with us during your first week of employment.

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