Job opportunities at elections

We often need additional staff to assist at polling stations and at election counts.  When positions become available we'll publish the details on this page.


To work in a polling station or at an election 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 

When a role becomes available, please read the full job description 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: 10 - 07 - 2019

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