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Election Workers – May 2017 General Election


Approximately 25,000 election workers are needed to work on General Voting Day, May 9, 2017, for the upcoming provincial general election in B.C.

Interested? We’re looking for applicants who:

  • want to participate in the democratic process,
  • are looking for short-term, temporary work,
  • enjoy working with a wide variety of people, and
  • want to be part of a province-wide team.

Election officials have an important role to play in the electoral process. They ensure that voters receive good service and have the opportunity to vote.


Please note:

  • Election officials must be at least 15 years old and legally entitled to work in B.C.
  • You must provide your own transportation to and from work. Elections BC does not reimburse travel expenses.
  • Submitting an application does not guarantee employment.
  • Please be prepared to provide your Social Insurance Number if you are offered employment.

New for 2017:

  • All election officials must successfully complete online training and attend classroom training.
  • You must have a valid email address and access to a computer to complete the online training prior to attending classroom training.
  • Training is mandatory, even if you have worked as an election official before.

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