The Flagler County Supervisor of Elections Office needs you to work this year! Election poll workers are men and women who work at the polling places during Early Voting and on Election Day. They are a critical part of the election process! Help your community vote this year and join the Flagler Elections team. Training classes are happening now! Call (386) 313-4170 for more information and download the application to apply.
Election Day pay rates, which include training, are $191 for inspectors and poll deputies, and $83 for alternates or stand-bys. New election workers will have at least one assigned early voting work day, paid at the hourly rate of $13.50.
QUALIFICATIONS TO BE A POLL WORKER
Election poll workers must:
- Be a registered voter in Flagler County
- Attend a scheduled election poll worker training class prior to each election
- Be able to lift 15 – 30 lbs
- Enjoy working with all types of people
- Have transportation to attend training and work the election
- Remain nonpartisan in what is said and worn on Election Day
- Be able to work from 6:00 a.m. until after the polls close at 7:00 p.m. (about 15 hours)
You cannot serve as an election poll worker if you are a candidate, a candidate’s treasurer, an immediate family member of a candidate, OR if you are serving in a leadership position with a local political committee.
POLL WORKER POSITIONS
The Clerk is in charge of the polling place and is responsible for the performance of all poll workers on Election Day. Clerks are required to pick up election supplies prior to the election and return these supplies to the elections office after the polls have closed. New election poll workers start as Inspectors and with the right skills and training, they can advance to the position of Precinct Clerk.
- ASSISTANT CLERK
The Assistant Clerk assists in completing necessary forms along with assisting the Clerk in every way possible. The Assistant Clerk also helps voters use the accessible voting equipment.
- BOOK INSPECTOR
The Book Inspector operates the electronic poll book, verifies each voter’s photo and signature ID to determine a person’s eligibility to vote, issues ballots, and answers general questions.
- BALLOT BOX INSPECTOR
The Ballot Box Inspector directs voters to the ballot box and issues “I Voted” stickers.
The Deputy designates the no-solicitation zone with guidance from the Clerk, maintains order outside of the polling place, and assists voters outside.
Call the Elections Office: (386) 313-4170 for more information!
See or download the application below.
Diana L. says
THANK YOU to all of the election/poll workers.
People Person says
Well, I was good up to the question about ” Must enjoy being around all types of people”. I think I’m going to volunteer as a Cemetery Grounds Crew Backhoe operator. I’m at my best when I’m FAR away from People.
Bob J says
why would you comment if you were a troll. Its a voting poll. have you never been. Full of people……..
People Person … your humor was not lost on everyone. I feel the same way. LOL