State Election Positions
Conducting an election is a major public event. During State and Local Government elections some 4.6 million NSW electors vote at 2,700 polling places. Elections are large scale logistical exercises conducted in a high profile, legal and time-dependent environment.
Anyone applying to work on an election should address the selection criteria as contained in the individual position descriptions.
You must be an enrolled elector to be offered employment as an Election Official or Office Assistant.
On Election Day
People employed on election day may be required to assist with the set up of the polling place, issue ordinary and absent ballot papers, assist electors, sort and count ballot papers and decommission the polling place.
Before or After Election Day
People employed before or after election day may be required to provide administrative, clerical and computer support to the Returning Officer.