Election Workers

 

Below you will find a brief overview of the positions available. Work on one of the Monday Set-up Teams, Election Day or both. To Apply: Press the PEO Application Form button at the bottom of this page.

  • You must be a U.S. citizen.

  • You must be registered to vote in Lorain County.

  • You must not have been convicted of a felony.

  • You cannot work on Election Day in precinct(s) in which you are running as a candidate.

  • All Election workers are required to attend a training session scheduled by Lorain County Board of Elections prior to the election.

  • You must show competence by passing an assessment after the training.

 

Title: Monday Set-up Team Worker                                                           Pay: $140.00                               

Set-up Team workers go out to each polling place to prepare them for Election Day voting.

Requirements for Set-up Team Members:

  • attend a 1 hour training

  • report to Team Leader

  • be available to work an average of 7 hours

  • work assigned shift and be flexible with time changes

  • lift up to 45 pounds

  • physical ability to carry, open and set-up numerous Voting Units

  • upon the instruction of a Team Leader, follow directions and read diagram of Vote Centers

 

Title: ExpressPoll Book Official                                                                  Pay: $150.00

The ExpressPoll Book officials work on Election Day

Requirements for ExpressPoll Book officials:

  • attend a 3 hour training

  • work with a partner to focus on qualifying voters

  • Identify acceptable forms of identification

  • make sure each voter is professionally assisted through the qualifying process.

  • create a Ballot Card for each qualified voter

  • perform all activities as assigned by Voting Location management team (VLM/AVLM)

  • assist with closing procedures at the close of polls

 

Title: Voter Assistant                                                                                      Pay: $150.00

Voter Assistants work on Election Day

Requirements for Voter Assistants:

  • attend a 3 hour training

  • direct voters to a Voting Unit

  • once voter has completed selections, guide or direct voter to Scanner

  • thank voter and pass out stickers

  • perform all activities as assigned by (VLM/AVLM)

  • assist with closing procedures at the close of polls

 

Title: Help Desk Official                                                                                 Pay: $150.00

Help Desk Officials work on Election Day

Requirements for Help Desk Officials:

  • attend a 3 hour training

  • work with a partner to help a variety of voters

  • perform all activities as assigned by (VLM/AVLM)

  • provide individualized attention to the specific circumstances of certain voters

  • work with a member of the Management team to determine the best course of action. However, final determination will be made by a member of the Management team.

 

 

Title: Bilingual Precinct Election Official                                                    Pay: $170.00

Bilingual Precinct Election Officials work on Election Day

Requirements for Bilingual Precinct Election Officials:

  • attend a 1 hour training

  • attend a 3 hour training

  • must have the ability to read and speak Spanish and English fluently.

  • provide assistance to Spanish-speaking voters with limited English proficiency.

  • translate voting instructions

  • ensure Spanish-language tools are visible in the location and accessible to Spanish-speaking voters

  • perform all activities as assigned by a Voting Location management team

 

Title: Field Technician                                                                                   Pay: Varies

Technicians work on Election Day

Requirements for Technician: 

  • attend a 2 hour training

  • serve as technical resources to resolve issues

  • travel to various Vote Centers

  • lift up to 45 pounds

  • physical ability to shut down and carry Voting Units

  • assist with problems related to the voting process

  • safeguard sensitive documents and supplies

  • deliver election-related materials to Vote Centers

  • ensure that the Election process is handled in an orderly, professional, and lawful manner