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Until Election Day
on October 24

City Clerk's

Work as an Election Officer

Please note that Election Officers are not City of Winnipeg employees.

The following Election Officer positions will be established at each voting place:


Acts in a supervisory capacity by monitoring voting procedures and assisting in problem solving. The Senior Voting Officer will be the liaison with Election Headquarters.


Oversees the set up and closing of the voting place and coordinates all voting activities. The Voting Place Director directs the voters as they enter the voting place and provides assistance in identifying the correct voting station and respective VRO.


Receives each voter, strikes through the name and address of each voter in the Voting Record and issues the appropriate ballot.


Receives each ballot contained within a secrecy sleeve and inserts the ballot into the Automated Voting Machine. The AVM Clerk is also responsible for printing three tabulation tapes at the close of voting and for delivery of the Memory Pack to Election Headquarters at City Hall within 40 minutes after the close of voting. For this reason, the person assuming these duties must possess a valid drivers' license and a reliable vehicle.


Provides assistance to the voter as required and acts in a relief capacity for all Election Officer functions.


Issues the Oath of Voter if a voter's name is not on the Voters List or to those voters otherwise referred by the VROs.

During the Summer of 2014, we will contact you to confirm the particulars provided and to collect additional information to assist in our recruitment.

Please note that filing an application does not guarantee your selection.

For more information, please call 311.

For individuals interested in working as an Election Officer please read the following guide for detailed information:

Last update: February 25, 2015