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City of Maple Ridge

Election Supervisors


Status: Casual, Non-Union
Rate of Pay: $325--$375 plus training
Closing: August 28, 2022
 
The City of Maple Ridge is currently looking for Election Supervisors for the 2022 General Local Election on Saturday, October 15, 2022 as well as advance voting opportunities between October 1 and 13, 2022. Click “Apply Now” to answer the application questionnaire to be considered for an Election Supervisor role.

POSITION OVERVIEWS:
Below are the various Election Supervisor roles available:
Presiding Election Official are responsible for:

  • Supervising the setting up and closing of the voting place;
  • Supervising election officials and general conduct of the voting place; ensuring all tasks are completed properly; ensuring compliance with election procedures and rules in the voting place;
  • Dealing tactfully and courteously with the public;
  • Picking up equipment and supplies from election headquarters on the day before general voting day and delivering back to election headquarters at the close of voting; setting up and closing the vote tabulator;
  • Maintaining contact with and reporting election results to election headquarters;
  • Performing duties of Election Officials as required.

 
Deputy Presiding Election Official are responsible for:

  • Supervising the setting up and closing of the voting place;
  • Supervising election officials and general conduct of the voting place; ensuring all tasks are completed properly; ensuring compliance with election procedures and rules in the voting place;
  • Dealing tactfully and courteously with the public;
  • Operating the vote tabulator throughout the day;
  • Maintaining contact with election headquarters throughout the day;
  • Performing duties of Election Officials as required.

 
Advanced Presiding Election Official are responsible for:

  • Supervising the setting up and closing of the voting place;
  • Supervising election officials and general conduct of the voting place; ensuring all tasks are completed properly; ensuring compliance with election procedures and rules in the voting place;
  • Dealing tactfully and courteously with the public;
  • Picking up equipment and supplies from election headquarters the day before and delivering back to election headquarters at the close of voting; setting up and closing the vote tabulator;
  • Operating the vote tabulator throughout the day;
  • Maintaining contact with election headquarters throughout the day;
  • Performing duties of Election Officials as required.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Election Workers must:

  • Be responsible for their own transportation to and from the voting place;
  • Attend a mandatory training session;

 
WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • May not leave the voting place during shift
  • Must provide own non-perishable meals and beverages. Supervisors may not be able to leave their work stations for meal breaks and may not have access to microwaves and refrigerators;
  • Able to sit or stand for long periods of time during the workday (approximately 14 hours)
  • Working all day in a school gym or Community Hall.
  • May want to bring cushion to sit on and layers of clothing

 
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
The successful candidate will have: excellent verbal and written English communication skills; the ability to interact with voters and clearly communicate election procedures; the ability to understand and follow written instructions and checklists; excellent organizational skills and attention to detail; proficient computer skills.
 
Knowledge of and experience with the election process will be considered an asset.

HOURS OF WORK:
Approximately 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. or until duties are fulfilled on General Voting Day. There will be a mandatory 2-hour training session on a date to be scheduled between September 15 – 30, 2022. You will be paid $33.00 flat for the training session which will be included on your final cheque on November 4, 2022.
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Please note that if you work the election, 10% income tax will be deducted and a T4 slip will be issued next February 2023 and mailed to your address on file. If you work over 35 hours, source deductions including CPP and EI will also be deducted where applicable. Please note that Those under the age of 18 and over the age of 70 are exempt from CPP.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those under consideration will be contacted starting in August 2022.

Apply here


Organization: City of Maple Ridge
Region: Lower Mainland
Professional Categories: Elections
Posted: June 30, 2022, 3:03 pm
Expires: August 28, 2022, 4:30 pm
Employment Type: Unknown
Employment Length: Unknown
Education Requirement: Other trades certificate or diploma
Job Experience: Experience an asset