Poll Worker Positions

Poll Worker Position Descriptions

Poll Worker Manager

The polling place Manager has the responsibility of overseeing the Election Day operations at an assigned polling place. This includes managing and working with Poll Workers assigned to the polling place, coordination of site access, picking up supplies, setting up equipment, assisting and processing voters, completing the closing procedures and transporting the results and supplies to the Registrar of Voter’s Office on Election Night.

  • Complete required training, both in-person and online
    • 5-6 hour time commitment
  • Responsible for contacting polling location mgr/owner and all team members to coordinate polling place “Election Eve” setup time
  • Meet with polling place site personnel as needed
  • Oversee “Election Eve” set up and pre-test of voting equipment
  • Opening and closing of polls, including accurate documentation of ICX Prime vote counts
  • Oversee operation of ICX Prime and VVPAT (Verified Voter Paper Audit Trail) printers
  • Oversee troubleshooting on ICX Prime or VVPAT, and replace VVPAT printer paper as needed
  • Ensure fast and accurate voter processing
  • Responsible for crowd control and crowd flow management
  • Make personnel assignments at polling place when there are any “No Shows”
  • Assist disabled voters and others needing help
  • Resolve voter issues or conflicts in a professional manner
  • Coordinate poll worker duties, lunches and breaks
  • Assist with voter eligibility verification, when needed
  • Fill in at Intake Specialist position for breaks and lunches
  • Remain on the polling place grounds throughout Election Day
  • Record final voting data at end of Election Day
  • Extract, secure, and return USB results sticks and critical supplies to Voter’s Office at the end of election night
  • Also responsible for returning VVPAT printer tapes, all completed voter forms, Manager’s Verification Statement, voter label booklets, facility keys (if issued) and payroll sheets to Voter’s Office at the end of election night

Poll Worker Assistant Manager

The polling place Assistant Manager has the responsibility to assist the Manager in overseeing the polling place operations. This includes setting up equipment and supplies, assisting and processing voters, and assisting in the closing procedures.

  • Complete required training, both in-person and online
    • 5-6 hour time commitment
  • As needed, serve as backup contact for polling place site personnel & Poll Worker team members
  • Assist with “Election Eve” setup and pre-testing of voting equipment
  • Setup of Intake Specialist Station on election morning for voter processing
  • Assist with opening and closing of polls, including accurate documentation of ICX Prime vote counts
  • Help oversee operation of ICX Prime and VVPAT (Verified Voter Paper Audit Trail) printers
  • Help oversee troubleshooting on ICX Prime or VVPAT, and replace VVPAT printer paper as needed
  • Ensure fast and accurate voter processing
  • Responsible for crowd control and crowd flow management
  • Assists in processing provisional ballots
  • Make personnel assignments at polling place when there are any “No Shows”
  • Assist disabled voters and others needing help
  • Resolve voter issues or conflicts in a professional manner
  • Coordinate Poll Worker duties, lunches and breaks
  • Assist with voter eligibility verification, when needed
  • Fill in at Intake Specialist position for breaks and lunches
  • Remain on the polling place grounds throughout Election Day
  • Record final voting data at end of Election Day
  • Assists Manager in extracting, securing, and returning USB results sticks and critical supplies to Voter’s Office at the end of election night
  • Along with Manager, responsible for returning VVPAT printer tapes, all completed voter forms, Manager’s Verification Statement, voter label booklets, facility keys (if issued) and payroll sheets to Voter’s Office at the end of election night

Poll Worker Intake Specialist

The Intake Specialist is typically the first point of contact for the voter at a polling location. The Intake Specialist is responsible for greeting the voter and determining their eligibility to vote. They are responsible for accessing voter information via laptop and confirming a voter’s address, party affiliation (Primary only), and ID (if voter record flagged for missing information), along with determining that the voter’s current signature matches the signature on their voter record. The Intake Specialist also assists voters with any necessary paperwork such as name, address or party affiliation updates/changes, new voter registration and answers any voter questions.

  • Complete required training, both in-person and online (Intake Specialist must have strong computer experience)
  • 5 hour time commitment
  • Assist with “Election Eve” setup of polling location
  • Setup of Intake Specialist Station on election morning for voter processing
  • Access voter registration data via laptop by scanning voter’s bar code on Sample Ballot or Voter Registration Card or typing in voter’s name & date of birth and determining if voter is eligible to vote
  • Issue required forms, conduct same day registration new applications or updates to address party affiliation, birthdate or name, answer voter questions, direct voter to sign poll book and issue voter access card, then direct voters to available ICX Prime
  • Remain on the polling place grounds throughout Election Day
  • At end of Election Day, assist with comparing and balancing ICX Prime voter counts against number of voter check-ins on Poll Books

Poll Worker Pay

    • Manager $120
    • Assistant Manager $110
    • Intake Specialist $95
    • ¨ All positions receive $25 for training

      ¨ Manger & Assistant Manager receive $25 for “Election Eve” pre-setup

      ¨ Intake Specialist receive $20 for “Election Eve” pre-setup

Limited Positions Available for the following:

  • Troubleshooter/Rover
  • Poll Worker Help Line
  • Election Day Call Center (County Employees Only

Interested in becoming a poll worker?  CLICK HERE to apply.