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City of Sarnia Application for Election Workers


Sarnia City Council has approved a hybrid voting model for the 2022 Election, which will consist of paper ballots on Voting Day and a 11-day internet voting period (October 14 to 24, 2022).

The City of Sarnia requires a team of election workers for Voting Day, Monday, October 24th, 2022.  If you are interested in taking part, please complete the online application below.

Election Workers must attend both the in-person training session and work on voting day to be eligible for compensation.

NOTE: Emails must be unique to the person, i.e. not sharing between spouses who are both applying to work the elections, and must be checked regularly as all communications regarding work assignments and training will be provided via email.

Key Qualifications:

  • Ability to deal tactfully and courteously with the public
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Good communication skills to effectively provide direction and instruction
  • Previous experience as an election official is an asset
  • Comfortable using and learning voting technology
  • Be able to spend long durations sitting and/or standing
Conditions of Employment
  • Legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Compliant with the City’s Mandatory Vaccination Policy
Must not be:
  • A candidate or registered third party advertiser;
  • An immediate family member of a candidate; or
  • Actively working to support or oppose a candidate in the City of Sarnia Municipal and School Board Election
Required fields are marked with an asterisk *

Stand-by position
 
Voting Day Pay: $100.00/day
 
 
Voting Day Pay: $100.00/day
Stand-by
 
Voting Day Pay: $100.00/day
Stand-by
 
Voting Day Pay: $100.00/day
Stand-by
 
Voting Day Pay: $100.00/day
Reporting to the Voting Place Supervisor (VPS), the Deputy Returning Officer is responsible for processing voters in accordance with the Municipal Elections Act, 1996
Responsibilities:
• Completes mandatory training session and reviews all training material
• Arrives at the voting place at 8:30 am on voting day
• Assists with set up of the voting place to ensure it opens at 10:00 a.m.
• Locates voters on the voters' list
• Marks voters as voted
• Issues ballots
• Administers oaths
• Ensures forms are filled out correctly and signed
• Assists with closing the voting place at 8:00 p.m.
• Performs duties and follows procedures in accordance with instruction and resource material provided
 
Voting Day Pay: $350.00/day
Bluewater Health
 
Voting Day Pay: $25.00/hourTraining Pay: $25.00/hour
Help in Afton Nursing Home with Covid outbreak
 
Voting Day Pay: $25.00/hour
Reporting to the Voting Place Supervisor (VPS), the Greeter is responsible for ensuring efficient voter traffic flow and providing a customer friendly atmosphere.
Responsibilities:
• Completes mandatory training session and reviews all training material
• Arrives at the voting place at 8:30 am on voting day
• Assists with set up of the voting place to ensure it opens at 10:00 a.m.
• Opens door for voters
• Greets voters, asks voters to have their identification and Voter Information Letter ready
• Directs voters to the appropriate voting place staff
• Redistributes secrecy folders and pens between the vote tabulator and ballot issuing stations
• Assists with other duties as directed by the VPS
• Assists with closing the voting place at 8:00 p.m.
• Performs duties and follows procedures in accordance with instruction and resource material provided
 
Voting Day Pay: $280.00/day
Reporting to the Voting Place Supervisor (VPS), the Revision Clerk is responsible for assisting voters who need to add, change or remove their name or information on the voters' list.
Responsibilities:
• Attends mandatory training session and reviews all training material
• Arrives at the voting place at 8:30 am on voting day
• Assists with set up of the voting place to ensure it opens at 10:00 a.m.
• Assists voters who need to add, change or remove their name or information on the voters' list
• Ensures forms are completed correctly and signed
• Assists with other duties as directed by the VPS
• Assists with closing the voting place at 8:00 p.m.
• Performs duties and follows procedures in accordance with instruction and resource material provided
 
Voting Day Pay: $325.00/day
 
Training Pay: $25.00/hour
Reporting to the Voting Place Supervisor (VPS), the Tabulator Operator is responsible for the operation of the vote tabulator and serving voters in a manner which ensures secrecy of the vote.
Responsibilities:
• Completes mandatory training session and reviews all training material
• Arrives at the voting place at 8:30 a.m. on voting day
• Assists with set up of the voting place to ensure it opens at 10:00 a.m.
• Accepts and feeds ballots into the vote tabulator
• Sets up and operates the vote tabulator
• Troubleshoots tabulator issues
• Produces a results tape
• Assists with other duties as directed by the VPS
• Assists with closing the voting place at 8:00 p.m.
• Performs duties and follows procedures in accordance with instruction and resource material provided
 
Voting Day Pay: $325.00/day

Personal Information

Contact Information

Mailing Address
Application Details

Note: You are obligated to inform the City of Sarnia of any changes to this status.
NOTE:
The telephone numbers of election personnel will be shared with voting place staff for contact purposes only.

Submitting an application does not guarantee placement.

The collection of information is made under the authority of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996, as amended, and will be used to appoint and administer election personnel.

The City of Sarnia is an inclusive and equitable Corporation that encourages applications from qualified individuals of all genders, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and Aboriginal persons. Appropriate accommodations will be provided upon request throughout the hiring process as required by the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Information received relating to accommodation and diversity will be addressed confidentially.