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Bonavista--Burin--Trinity (Newfoundland and Labrador)


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Principal Tasks

  • Sets up the poll with the necessary supplies
  • Ensures that the elector provides satisfactory proof of identity and address before voting
  • Hands the ballot to the elector and indicates the instructions to follow
  • Ensures that the poll clerk and candidates' representatives follow the rules and procedures
  • Manages the registration process at the polling station when no registration officer is appointed
  • Ensures that all partisan material is removed
  • Counts the ballots, completes the related forms and informs returning office of the results
  • Returns the ballot box and related materials to the returning officer or central poll supervisor, as instructed, at the end of voting

Overview of Qualifications

  • Be a Canadian citizen
  • Be at least 16 years old on polling day
  • Reside in the electoral district
  • Have experience in managing large groups to help electors circulate in an orderly fashion
  • Have experience in public relations
  • Have experience in conflict resolution
  • Be tactful and exercise good judgment
  • Remain polite and courteous (demonstrate professionalism)

Remuneration (Rates are subject to change)

$244.16 (a)
For 1 day of up to 14 hours

$697.60 (b)
For 4 days of about 8 hours each and for the time required to count the ballots on polling night

$51.30
For training session
Note: Hiring priority will be given to suitable persons whose names were recommended by the candidate of the registered political party whose candidate finished first in the electoral district in the last election.

(b) Do not take part in any partisan political activity while on duty starting from the first day of the advance poll and ending after the counting of the ballots on election night.

Principal Tasks

  • Assists the deputy returning officer to set up and open the polling station
  • Assists the deputy returning officer to ensure that voting proceeds in an orderly fashion
  • Locates the elector's name on the list of electors and strikes it through
  • Assists with counting the ballots

Overview of Qualifications

  • Be a Canadian citizen
  • Be at least 16 years old on polling day
  • Reside in the electoral district
  • Have experience in managing large groups to help electors circulate in an orderly fashion
  • Have experience in public relations
  • Be accurate in recording and processing information
  • Remain polite and courteous (demonstrate professionalism)
  • Be tactful and exercise good judgment

Remuneration (Rates are subject to change)

$215.46 (a)
For 1 day of up to 14 hours

$615.60 (b)
For 4 days of about 8 hours each and for the time required to count the ballots on polling night

$51.30
For training session
Note: Hiring priority will be given to suitable persons whose names were recommended by the candidate of the registered political party whose candidate finished second in the electoral district in the last election.

(b) Do not take part in any partisan political activity while on duty starting from the first day of the advance poll and ending after the counting of the ballots on election night.

Principal Tasks

  • Directs electors and candidates' representatives to the appropriate polling station
  • Provides electors with information regarding satisfactory proof of identity and address
  • Consults the poll key to determine electors' polling division
  • Directs the orderly flow of people in the central polling place
  • Ensures that the poll closes at the prescribed time and that electors in the central polling place are processed by that time and have exercised their right to vote

Overview of Qualifications

  • Be a Canadian citizen
  • Be at least 16 years old on polling day
  • Have good communication skills to effectively provide direction and instructions
  • Have experience in managing large groups to help electors circulate in an orderly fashion
  • Remain polite and courteous (demonstrate professionalism)

Remuneration (Rates are subject to change)

$13.49/hour

$51.30
For training session

Principal Tasks

  • Sets up the registration desk
  • Admits candidates' representatives
  • Receives electors who wish to register to vote
  • Explains the registration process
  • Requests and verifies personal identification and residence information
  • Completes and signs the registration form for qualified electors

Overview of Qualifications

  • Be a Canadian citizen
  • Be at least 16 years old on polling day
  • Reside in the electoral district
  • Have experience in receiving, obtaining and recording personal information from the general public
  • Have experience in conflict resolution
  • Remain polite and courteous (demonstrate professionalism)

Remuneration (Rates are subject to change)

$15.39/hour

$51.30
For training session
Note: Hiring priority will be given to suitable persons whose names were recommended by the candidates of the registered political parties whose candidates finished first and second in the electoral district in the last election.

Principal Tasks

  • Ensures that polls are set up as required and that they open and close at the prescribed time
  • Ensures that poll workers are there on time
  • Directs the work of poll workers in the central polling place
  • Supervises the counting of the ballots
  • Manages the collection and return of ballot boxes
  • Provides the returning officer with the results of the count for the polling stations in the central polling place

Overview of Qualifications

  • Be a Canadian citizen
  • Be at least 16 years old on polling day
  • Reside in the electoral district
  • Have experience in managing large groups to help electors circulate in an orderly fashion
  • Have experience in public relations
  • Have experience in conflict resolution

Remuneration (Rates are subject to change)

$21.55/hour (+ $51.30 for accomplishing specific tasks)

$51.30
For training session


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The Privacy Act entitles you to a right of access to your personal information. Personal information collected on this form will be provided by Elections Canada to the returning officers of electoral districts located in your area of residence. The returning officers will use this personal information for the purpose of staffing of election officers' positions during the By-election. In accordance with the Privacy Regulations, your personal information will be kept for at least two years after polling day. It will then be disposed of in accordance with the Library and Archives Canada Act.


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  • 3. Please tally the number of Valid Votes Cast:

    Candidate A received a total of 233 votes; Candidate B received a total of 322 votes; Candidate C received a total of 232 votes.

    Statement of the vote

    BALLOT PAPERS COUNTED FOR CANDIDATES


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** Canadian citizens who are at least 16 years old on election day are invited to apply, however priority will be given to individuals who are at least 18 years of age.