Jobs with Electoral Services

The Elections Office appoints casual staff at different times of the year to assist in both the running of elections and also during the annual canvass.

When positions are available, interested applicants should complete the relevant application form and email to the elections office.

We will attach below the latest vacancies by job type. This list will be updated on a regular basis so if you check this page regularly a suitable vacancy may appear eg Presiding Officer, Poll Clerk, Polling Station Inspector, Senior Count Staff, Counters and Postal Vote Opening Staff.  You can see the expected duties from the various roles.

Please pass the attached application form to any persons interested. It’s not necessary to be a City Council employee in order to work at the Election.

We send out the majority of our information via email now, including job offers. Therefore please ensure that you provide an up-to-date email address on any application form you submit.

Please be aware that due to the high number of application forms we receive, it’s not possible to confirm receipt of application forms. We also can’t inform applicants if they’ve been unsuccessful, as it’s possible that vacancies will arise at the last minute.

We are recruiting polling and count staff to assist at the next election in Birmingham on 8 June 2017, when there will be an election for the Parliamentary General Election.

You can download and complete the application form. Please read the information for new applicants before completing your application.