Job opportunities at the European parliamentary elections

We are currently appointing staff to work at polling stations for the European parliamentary elections on Thursday 23 May. 

Please click on the job descriptions below to find out more. Details on how to apply can be found at the bottom of this page.

Please note, applications for Count Assistants on Sunday 26 May have now closed and we will contact the successful applicants shortly.


To work in a polling station or at the count you must be over 18. 

If successful, before you start working, you will need to provide either:

  • your valid passport, or
  • your birth certificate and proof of National Insurance Number (eg. P60, P45, payslip, etc).

Please also note:

  • Polling and count staff must not work on behalf of a candidate during an election campaign, nor be related to a prospective candidate – please see the job description for further details.
  • Polling and count staff must consent to working in excess of the normal working hours provided for by the Working Time Directive.

How to apply 

Please read the full job description above then download and complete an application form (129.2 KB) Word 2007  and send it to This link will take you to an external website...

Last reviewed: 16 - 05 - 2019

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