Monday, August 15, 2016 (Halifax, NS) – The Halifax Regional Municipality is currently seeking workers to assist with the upcoming municipal and school board elections. There are a variety of paid positions available for interested residents 16 years and older. These roles cover a wide range of experience and skill levels.
Election workers are paid for their time during the advance polls (October 8 and 11), on Election Day (October 15) and other possible dates as required. Mandatory paid training is also provided. Workers are not required to be eligible to vote in the election, but must be eligible to work in Canada.
Working the election is an excellent way to experience democracy and your municipal government in action. The municipality encourages all interested residents to visit http://www.halifax.ca/election/electionworker.php to learn full details about available positions, election pay and more.
Workers should apply as soon as possible by submitting the online application found at https://www.halifax.ca/forms/election_worker.php. Those interested can also contact the Voter Help Line at 902.490.VOTE (8683) or 1-844-301-VOTE (8683) to learn more.
In total, approximately 1,500 workers are required to assist with the election.
For full details on the upcoming municipal and school board elections, please visit http://www.halifax.ca/election