We are looking for extra staff to help us run the 2021 local elections safely.
We are committed to keeping our staff and voters safe on polling day, we will comply with all government guidelines in place at the time of the elections.
To undertake any Election duties, you must:
If you are interested and available to work for us during this election you can apply using the form below or email firstname.lastname@example.org with your full name, home address, and email and telephone contact details.
You will be sent an email requesting to set up an MEA (Mobile Election Account) account, please follow all steps to create this account.
This will be how the election team then correspond with you.
Fees for these roles are paid the same across Hampshire and are agreed by the Hampshire and Isle of Wight election fees working party.
Presiding Officer- £255.00
Poll Clerk- £160.00
Count Assistant- £14.00 per hour for a daytime count
£17.00 per hour for a night-time, weekend or bank holiday count.
Polling stations will be assessed to ensure that voters can cast their vote safely. It is anticipated that each polling station will be staffed by a presiding officer, with one poll clerk and a support clerk who will be responsible for Covid safety including allowing a limited number of voters into the polling station at any one time.
Guidance and instructions will be available for voters including safe voting protocols.
This guidance will be publicised ahead of the polls to support voters in understanding, and becoming familiar with, some of the necessary precautions including:
- Handling of papers;
- Use of voters own pen/pencil;
- Regular cleaning of polling booths and equipment; and
- The wearing of masks for both voters and poll station staff.