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Registration Officer Position Summary

The Registration Officer (RO) is responsible for registering those voters whose names are not on the voters list on Election Day.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Explains the registration process to voters;
  • Collects personal information from voters who wish to register;
  • Verifies proof of identity and address; and
  • Completes appropriate paperwork.


  • Competent and reliable;
  • Experience dealing with receiving, obtaining and recording personal information from the general public;
  • Knowledge of the Electoral Division;
  • Must be an eligible voter in the electoral division where employed as a RO;
  • Must be available to work a 13 hour day (7:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.);
  • At least 18 years of age; and
  • Persons with a criminal record incurred in the last 5 years do not qualify.

As an employee, the Registration Officer:

  • is not allowed to engage in any partisan political activity from the time the oath of office is taken for the position at Elections Manitoba until after election day (such activity will result in immediate cancellation of appointment);
  • communicates no bias or opinions on the election while at the voting station;
  • answers only those questions relating to the process of the election (e.g., voting hours).


  • $156.00 per day or $12.00 per hour
  • Training - $60.00

A T4 slip is issued for money earned.

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