Chief Inspectors manage the polling site, maintain order and supervise election inspectors. They are responsible for making sure all Election Day procedures are followed and troubleshoot any major issues that may arise. New applicants must have prior experience working as an Election Inspector.
- Be a U.S. Citizen
- Be 18 years old
- Be a resident of the City of Milwaukee
- Never have been convicted of a felony and not otherwise disqualified from voting
- Be able to read and write fluently in the English language
- Not be a candidate for any office to be voted on at the polling place at that election.
- Must have transportation
Chief Inspectors are paid a $325 stipend for a full-day shift on Election Day and $15/hr for training.
In order to receive payment for training and working on Election day, you must complete an Employee Information Sheet and present a copy of your social security card to the Election Commission by your training date.
Principles Duites and Responsabilities
- Plan and prepare for Election Day
- Manage Election Inspectors
- Enforcement of all Election Day policies and procedures
- Assist and guide voters
- Manage and maintain order at the polling site
- See full job description HERE
Experience, Skilss and Abilities
- EXPERIENCE: Must have experience managing diverse groups of people in a public environment.
- SKILLS: Communicate clearly and correctly when assigning tasks or giving deadlines; listen and address concerns of Election Inspectors. Must possess excellent customer service skills. Strong clerical and analytical skills. Detail oriented.
- ABILITIES: Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time. Must be able to lift 30 lbs.
Chief Inspectors are required to attend 6 hours of training every two years.
- FULL - 6:00am until closing procedure are completed (typically 9:00pm).*
To apply to become a Chief Inspector please click HERE