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Elections Staff (Various Roles)

South Norfolk and Broadland Councils
Place of work:
Working across South Norfolk and Broadland Districts
Salary details:
Role Dependent - please see Job Description
Job term:
Role dependent
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Closing date:
16 April 2023 11:30 PM
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Job Title: Elections Staff 2023

Salary Range and Hours: Role Dependent 

Contract Type: Casual

Location: Various Polling Centres (South Norfolk and Broadland)

We have various roles available:

  • Count Assistant
  • Poll Clerk
  • Postal Vote Opening
  • Presiding Officer

To apply for a role with us, please see the attached job descriptions and detail on your application your desired role. Please note, there is no guarantee that you will be placed in your desired role but this information will help us will our role allocation.


Role Snapshot…

Polling station staff are responsible for making sure voting procedures are correctly followed. On election day, staff must have their polling station set up and ready to open for 7am, working through the day until after the polls close at 10pm. All staff employed to work at a polling station must attend a training session before taking up their appointment.


What you will be doing…

Have you ever thought about working at a polling station or helping to count the votes at an election? Our Elections Team is looking to recruit motivated and enthusiastic staff. Elections are a great opportunity to work as part of a team and take a sense of pride in playing a role in supporting democracy. You would help us by playing an important role for your local community – plus it’s great way to earn some extra money! We would love to hear from you if you’re interested in becoming involved. 


Please see role profiles for further details on specific duties.


You must have…

  • Basic understanding of the voting process.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Commitment to customer care and equal opportunities.
  • Good administrative skills and attention to detail.
  • Punctual and reliable.


Recruiting Manager: Nicola Tullock – Elections Manager

Email: Nicola.Tullock@southnorfolkandbroadland.gov.uk


Email: hrteam@southnorfolkandbroadland.gov.uk

Phone Number: 01508 533995


The Councils reserve the right to close any and all vacancies at any time if there is judged to be a sufficient number of applications received.


Next steps…

We will contact you via email, to advise you of the shortlisting decision. Please note, we do not provide feedback at the application stage.


For guidance on future applications please see our website: https://www.norfolkjobsdirect.org/southnorfolk/southnorfolk/GenText.aspx?page=Page34


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If you want to learn more about the Councils, then please visit our joint website - South Norfolk and Broadland District Councils Website.


For lots of great information about employee life at the Councils please visit the above linked pages or visit our Jobs and Training Courses website page.


For information on how we use your data and the Councils Data Protection Policy please have a look at the Councils website


Please note we only accept applications submitted through our job’s portal, via Norfolk Jobs Direct: https://www.norfolkjobsdirect.org/southnorfolk/index.aspx


We are not accountable for any applications or details published through other job sites.

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