Election Worker Position Overview

Election workers serve in many positions. Below is a summary of positions available, specific duties, time commitment, qualifications, and compensation provided. 

 

 

Voter Assistance Center Manager

Duties: Leads a team of election workers at an assigned voter assistance center polling facility; coordinates with the Office of Elections, assigned polling facility, and team members; assists the Office of Elections recruit team members; assists with setup and closing; and guides team’s Election Day assignments. 

Time Commitment: Approximately 50 hours from October 31 – November 3. Training required.

Qualifications: Worked a minimum of one election as an inspector or inspector-in-training. Possess valid California driver’s license and vehicle insurance.

Compensation: $14.31-15.81 per hour

Apply: Contact Lucinda Jackson (ljackson@co.humboldt.ca.us / 707-445-7481) for an application. 

 

 

Voter Assistance Center Assistant Manager

Duties: Under direction of a manager, coordinates with the Office of Elections, assigned polling facility, and team members; assists with setup and closing; guides team’s Election Day assignments; and serves as manager in the event the assigned manager is unable to work. 

Time Commitment: Approximately 50 hours from October 31 – November 3. Training required.

Qualifications: Worked a minimum of one election as an inspector or inspector-in-training. Possess valid California driver’s license and vehicle insurance.

Compensation: $13.00-13.61 per hour

Apply: Contact Lucinda Jackson (ljackson@co.humboldt.ca.us / 707-445-7481) for an application. 

 

 

Voting Equipment Technician

Duties: Maintains efficient function of voting equipment; sets up and takes down ADA mitigation equipment; assists with setup and closing; and performs Election Day team assignments.  

Time Commitment: Approximately 50 hours from October 31 – November 3. Training required.

Qualifications: Worked a minimum of one election as an inspector, inspector-in-training, or rover. Possess valid California driver’s license and vehicle insurance.

Compensation: $13.01-14.38 per hour

Apply: Contact Lucinda Jackson (ljackson@co.humboldt.ca.us / 707-445-7481) for an application. 

 

 

Rover

Duties: Deliver election supplies to voter assistance center polling facilities. 

Time Commitment: Approximately 20 hours from October 31 – November 3. No training required.

Qualifications (preferred): No experience required. Possess valid California driver’s license and vehicle insurance.

Compensation (4-day): $266.50. 

Compensation (1-day): $130. 

Applyhttps://humboldtgov.org/election worker application

 

 

Clerk

Duties: Assists with setup and closing; and performs Election Day assignments. 

Time Commitment: Approximately 50 hours from October 31 – November 3. Training required.

Qualifications (preferred): Worked a minimum of three elections. 

Compensation (4-day): $430. Paid training. 

Compensation (1-day on November 3 only): $130. Paid training. 

Applyhttps://humboldtgov.org/election worker application

 

 

Ballot Transporter

Duties: Travels to assigned ballot drop off locations to collect and return voted ballots to the Office of Elections. 

Time Commitment: Approximately 2-4 hours per day from October 5 – November 3. No training required. 

Qualifications: No experience required. Possess valid California driver’s license and vehicle insurance. 

Compensation: $20 per day. Mileage reimbursement. 

Applyhttps://humboldtgov.org/election worker application

 

 

Election Night Worker

Duties: Assists the Office of Election after the polls close to receive and processes materials delivered from the voter assistance center teams. 

Time Commitment: Approximately 5 hours on November 3. No training required. 

Qualifications: No experience required. Must be an employee with the County of Humboldt. 

Compensation: $91 

Applyhttps://humboldtgov.org/election worker application