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ELECTION DAY WORKER POSITIONS
The following are the election worker positions available on Election Day at the voting sites:
CHIEF INSPECTOR POSITION
The job of the Chief Inspector is to manage the voting site and workers, and assist where needed.
The Chief also coordinates breaks and rotations and ensures compliance with set policies. Chiefs are responsible for conducting the opening and closing activities for the voting sites and delivering election materials to an assigned drop-off site after the close of the site through their personal transportation.
Chief Inspectors are paid $150 for a full-day shift and are required to attend one paid training class ($25) for every election. To receive training class payment, you are required to work on Election Day. A full-day shift is 6:30 a.m. to Poll Closing (lunch and dinner break permitted).
ELECTION INSPECTOR POSITIONS
Election Inspectors play a vital role at voting sites. They work directly with voters and assist voters in any of the following capacities (duties assigned on an as needed basis):
- Check-in registered voters and provide the voters with a ballot and voter number.
- Register qualified individuals to vote who are new voters or have an address or name change.
- Handle the voting machine to verify ballots are accepted and give out "I Voted" stickers.
Regular Inspector positions are paid $84.15 for a full-day shift and are required to attend one paid training class ($15). To receive training class payment, you are required to work on Election Day. Lunch and dinner breaks are allowed. A full-day shift is 6:30 a.m. to Poll Closing (lunch and dinner break permitted).
Greeters are responsible for greeting and helping direct voters to registration tables or correct ward tables. This is a volunteer position and the following shifts will be available:
- Full-day shift: 6:30 a.m. to poll closing (lunch and dinner break permitted).
- AM shift: 6:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. (lunch break permitted).
- PM shift: 1:30 p.m. to poll closing (dinner break permitted).
QUALIFICATIONS FOR EACH POSITION
- Be a United States citizen and resident of the city of Milwaukee
- Be able to read, write and speak English fluently
- Be an effective communicator and problem solver
- Have strong clerical skills as well as superior listening and analytical skills
- Not a candidate for office in the election
- Be able to lift election materials.
To obtain an application for working at the polls, please click the link in the top right hand corner.