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Vacancies for polling staff

Vacancies for polling staff

There are a few outstanding vacancies for Poll Clerks and Presiding Officers and anyone interested in applying for these posts is urged to do so now.


Poll clerks assist the Presiding Officer with the running of the polling station and issuing of ballot papers. Poll clerks are paid £175 for the day.


The Presiding Officer is paid £285 for the day, plus£15 for a pre-visit to the station.


Staff are required to arrive at the polling station for 6amand leave shortly after 10pm on polling day.


The majority of the remaining positions are in North Cornwall. Anyone willing to travel will be paid travel expenses.


Count Staff


We also have some vacancies for count staff at Wadebridge. Count staff are paid £10 an hour for a daytime count and £15 an hour for an overnight count.

Training will be provided to ensure all staff feel confident carrying out their duties and are familiar with the Covid-measures in place to keep both staff and voters safe.


You can register your interest in working at the elections by filling in this form online - Elections staff 2021 - Cornwall Council

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