Election Worker Positions

The RM of Hanover requires temporary election workers for Election Day on Wednesday, October 26, 2022.

The role of election workers is to make it possible for electors to vote in an orderly fashion. Election workers primarily work at voting locations where residents go to vote. Various positions are available from Voting Official [responsible for the ballots]; Assistant Voting Official [responsible for voters list]; to Information Officer, who directs electors, to the appropriate table.

Please note that election workers are paid yet are not RM of Hanover employees.


Election workers must:

  • be a Canadian citizen
  • be at least 16 years old on election day
  • agree to refrain from any partisan political activity during the term of employment


Individuals interested in applying for election worker positions must be able to demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • Basic literacy skills (reading, writing, and comprehension)
  • Basic interpersonal skills, including the ability to exercise impartiality
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to follow directions and adhere to standards and safety measures
  • Ability to a work long day (at least 13 hours)
  • Successful applicants will be required to attend a training session to prepare them for their role.

Applicants must be available to work on Election Day on Wednesday, October 26, 2022.


If you are interested in working at the 2022 RM of Hanover Municipal Election, please submit an email with the following to SEO@hanovermb.ca:

  • First & Last Name
  • Residential address
  • Mailing address [if different than residential]
  • Phone number
  • Email address
  • Do you have any elections experience? If yes, please specify where and when. [Past experience is not a requirement of employment.]
  • Are you available to work October 26th – Elections Day?
  • Are you available to attend a 2hr elections worker training session on October 20th? If yes, when – morning, afternoon, or evening?
Please note that sending an email application does not guarantee your selection. Successful applicants will be contacted.