Registration officer (polling day)

Principal Tasks

  • Sets up the registration desk, materials and posters and prepares the polling place
  • Explains the registration process and ID requirements
  • Consults the poll key to determine electors' polling division
  • Verifies and accepts electors' proof of identity and address information and enforces ID policy
  • Registers new electors or corrects their information and completes relevant paperwork
  • Completes certificates and declarations to finish the vouching process for an elector to have their information vouched for by another elector
  • Ensures that candidates' representatives follow the guidelines
  • Helps count the ballots on election night

Overview of Qualifications

  • Be a Canadian citizen
  • Be at least 16 years old on polling day
  • Have experience in receiving, understanding and recording personal information from the general public and in completing paperwork or forms
  • Have experience in conflict resolution
  • Remain polite and courteous (demonstrate professionalism)

Remuneration* (Rate is subject to change)

$17.72/hour plus overtime paid at a rate of one and a half times the hourly rate worked in excess of eight hours in one day