The NSW Electoral Commission is looking to recruit more than 30,000 people across the state to deliver the 2021 Local Government elections on Saturday September 4.
"We need enthusiastic people with excellent customer service skills," NSW Electoral Commission director Wayne Morgan said.
Mr Morgan says that workers can expect to do anything from marking off names off the electoral roll, managing an entire polling place or being a ballot box guard.
On the day, election officials will be expected to perform a range of tasks, including but not limited too:
- Providing information to voters
- Sorting and counting ballot papers
- Supporting voters as they cast their vote
- Working together to implement COVID-safe practices
"There are not only jobs on election day of course, but there are also positions to be filled that begin up to eight weeks before the election," Mr Morgan said.
All successful applicants will complete extensive training and are provided pay at a competitive rate.
"If you're available to work on Saturday, 4 September and enrolled to vote, you can submit an expression of interest to work as an election official," Mr Morgan said.
"You don't need previous experience, but many of our election day staff enjoy it so much they return election after election," he said.
Those interested can apply to work at any polling venue by submitting an expression of interest at elections.nsw.gov.au.
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