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Voting Officer Position Summary

The voting officer is responsible for the proper administration of the voting process at the voting station. The voting officer has the final and deciding word in all matters at the voting station and is responsible for maintaining peace and order in the voting place.


  • Manages the voting station
  • Administers required oaths
  • Hands out ballots
  • Deposits marked ballots in ballot box if voter requests
  • Supervises the voting process
  • Closes the voting station
  • Conducts the count
  • Fills out the records of the voting station
  • On election night, returns the ballot box and supplies to the returning office if required


  • Competent and reliable
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • At least 16 years old
  • Must be available to work a 14 hour day (7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.)
  • Persons with a criminal record incurred in the last five years do not qualify

As an employee, the Voting 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).

Fees - We are recruiting for two positions: Advance Voting Officer and Voting Officer

  • Voting officer - $228.75 per day or $15.25 per hour
  • Advance voting officer - $200.00 per day or $15.35 per hour
  • Training - $60.00

A T4 slip is issued for money earned.

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