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Posted on: March 15, 2018

[ARCHIVED] Poll workers still needed for June 5 Primary Election

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Lots of folks have inquired about serving as a poll worker for the upcoming Statewide Direct Primary Election on June 5, but more are still needed.

Positions Available

  • Inspectors (team leaders)
  • Clerks (team members)
  • Rovers (traveling support to poll workers)
  • Election Night Workers (assist with voting equipment return)
  • Election Worker (seasonal worker to assist with pre- and post-election tasks)

Specific Communities Needing Inspectors

  • Arcata
  • Eureka
  • Miranda
  • Hoopa
  • Fortuna
  • Rio Dell

Positions

Poll Workers

Poll Workers open and close the polls, issue ballots, keep track of who has voted, and, in some polling places where we have multiple precincts, serve as traffic directors guiding voters to the right precinct board. Poll Workers earn a base stipend of $91 for serving as a clerk and $96 for serving as an inspector. The inspector is responsible for managing the polling place and picking up voting equipment prior to Election Day as well as returning voting equipment, voted ballots, and other essential items to the Office of Elections or receiving center on election night.

Eligible Poll Workers must be a:

1. Registered voter,

2. Legal permanent resident, or

3. High school student age 16 or older with a 2.5 GPA.

Estimated Hours: 6 am – 10 pm, plus setup. School of Instruction training required.

More Information: Visit the Office of Elections website at https://humboldtgov.org/elections for information and to submit an online application. Contact Lucinda Jackson with questions (ljackson@co.humboldt.ca.us / 707-445-7481).

Rovers

Rovers travel throughout the county on Election Day providing onsite support to election board teams.

Estimated Hours: 6 am – 10 pm on Election Day. Rover training is required.

More Information: Contact Lucinda Jackson at ljackson@co.humboldt.ca.us or 707-445-7481.

Election Night Workers

Election Night Workers assist in receiving voting equipment and materials after the polls close.

Estimated Hours: 7 pm – 11 pm. County Defensive Driving course required.

More Information: Contact Lucinda Jackson at ljackson@co.humboldt.ca.us or 707-445-7481.

Election Workers

Election workers assist the Office of elections before and after Election Day. Duties may include preparing supplies for precinct board teams, ballot inventorying, manual tally, processing voted ballots, among others. Previous election experience is not required.

Estimated Hours: Part-time and full-time. Days and weekends.

More Information: Contact Judi Hedgpeth at humboldt_elections@co.humboldt.ca.us or 707-445-7481.

Office of Elections website

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