Employment and Volunteering

The Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville is now recruiting for customer focused individuals to work in a variety of temporary positions for the Municipal Election. Application deadline is August 5, 2022.

 

Election Position Descriptions:

Poll Supervisor (PS)
(Rate of Pay: $350, includes training and any mileage incurred)

The PS is responsible for the overall conduct of the voting place, greet voters, providing coaching and direction to all election officials, candidates and/or scrutineers and others throughout the day as directed by the Returning Officer or her designate. The PS ensures proper voting place opening and closing procedures are followed, and fulfilling any duty assigned. The PS must have experience in another election event.

Deputy Returning Officer (DRO)
(Rate of Pay: $300, includes training and any mileage incurred)

The DRO is responsible for confirming voter identification, maintaining the official Voters’ List, issuing correct ballots, instructing the voter on voting procedure and administering oaths as required. The DRO reconciles ballots by type and number and completes forms prior to and after the close of the voting place. The DRO also assists with setting up and closing of the voting place and transporting supplies, as required.

Tabulator Operator (TO)
(Rate of Pay: $275, includes training and any mileage incurred)

The TO is responsible for picking up the vote tabulator from the Election Headquarters and transferring the equipment to the voting place on Voting Day and completing the set up. The TO processes ballots issued by the DRO using the optical scan automated vote counting tabulators ensuring access and secrecy. Immediately after the close of the voting place, the TO will print the results and pack up the vote tabulator and tabulator stand. The TO returns the vote tabulator equipment, the memory card and results tape to Election Headquarters immediately after the closing of the voting place. The TO also assists with setting up and closing of the voting place and transporting supplies, as required. The TO must have experience in another election event.

Revision Officer (RO)
(Rate of Pay: $250, includes training and any mileage incurred)

The RO is responsible for processing amendments to the Voters’ List, such as adding voter’s or correcting voter information. The RO confirms identification requirements, instructs and assists with the completion of required forms, making amendments to the Voters' List and directing the voters to the Ballot Issuing DRO. The RO also assist with setting up and closing of the voting place and transporting supplies, as required.

Stand-By
(Rate of Pay: $50, includes training and any mileage incurred)

The Stand-By is responsible for showing up at the Election Headquarters and is prepared to be deployed to fill any vacant position at any voting location. If deployed, the rate of pay will correspond to the position assigned on Voting Day.

How to apply:

Interested individuals may complete the application form and submit it to the Clerk’s Division by mail, email (elections@townofws.ca), or in person at the Municipal Offices at 111 Sandiford Drive, Stouffville, ON L4A 0Z8 between the hours of 8:30 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. 

Please view the application form for eligibility.

Town of Whitchurch-Stouffville
111 Sandiford Drive
Stouffville, ON L4A 0Z8
Phone:
905-640-1900
Toll-Free:
1-855-642-TOWN(8696)
Email:
elections@townofws.ca

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