Work for us at this year's elections

A ballot box tippling out voter slips

Have you ever thought of getting involved with elections by working at a polling station on election day or at the count following the election? This year we have district and parish elections scheduled for Thursday 4 May 2023.

A new requirement is that residents must show ID to vote, so your support at polling stations will be invaluable to guide voters through the process.  

Roles available

  • Presiding officer
  • Poll clerk
  • Count assistant


You must be at least 18 years of age to work as polling station staff or as a counting assistant. You will need to provide one of the following:

Staff employed at elections must not work on behalf of a candidate during an election campaign, nor be related to a prospective candidate.

How to apply

If you, or friends and family, are interested in working for us, please visit or call the elections team on 01252 774073 / 01252 774158 or email