Work Election 2021

June 10, 2021

Work Election 2021

Recruitment for election workers is underway.

The Election Office will be hiring approximately 450 workers for the Strathcona County municipal and school trustee elections being held this fall. By becoming an election worker, individuals can contribute to the democratic process, earn money and serve their community.

Various positions need to be filled for Election Day, and for several Advance Vote and Institutional Vote dates. Positions include: presiding deputy, assistant presiding deputy, tabulator clerk, ballot clerk, registration clerk, address clerk, COVID clerk and door attendant. Election Day workers can earn between $210 and $370 working a full day.

Our Youth at the Booth initiative provides Strathcona County high school students, 16 years of age and older, the opportunity to get involved and work at an Election Day voting station. Students can apply for the positions of: registration clerks, address clerks, COVID clerks and door attendants. The pay is $210 for working 13 hours on Election Day.

For all position descriptions and compensation, and to apply online, visit strathcona.ca/election.

Applicants are responsible for their own transportation to and from the voting stations. Required training will be provided. Competitions will remain open until all positions are filled.

Election Day is Monday, October 18. Several Advance Vote dates are also being planned.

Voters will elect the positions: Mayor and Councillors (8) for Strathcona County, and School Trustees for Elk Island Catholic Schools and Elk Island Public Schools. The deadline for candidates to file nomination papers is September 20 at 12 noon, Nomination Day.

For all 2021 Election information, visit strathcona.ca/election.

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Contact: 

Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595