Poll Worker Job Description

ELECTION INSPECTOR JOB DESCRIPTION 

CITY OF GLENDALE 

POSITION SUMMARY: 

Election inspectors play a vital role at voting sites. They work directly with voters and assist in the following areas: 

 Check-in registered voters, issue ballots and voter numbers. 

 Register qualified individuals to vote. 

 Handle voting equipment to verify ballots have completed and accepted. 

The hours of an Election Inspector are from 6:30 a.m. until the Chief Inspector completes the closing procedure (typically 9:30 p.m.), which is a FULL day. 

Election Inspector pay is $9.00/hr. If you wish to receive payment, you must bring your Photo ID and Social Security Card to your training class; it is needed for payroll purposes. 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

 Verify voter’s name and address in poll list. 

 Check-in pre-registered voters using poll list 

 Issue ballots and voter numbers. 

 Reconcile poll lists. 

 Document changes in voter information. 

 Use parameter book and polling location guide to verify address and determine voter polling location. 

 Determine types of registration. 

 Analyze documents. 

 Review applications. 

 MonitorDS200 voting machine. 

 Monitor the AutoMARK (ballot marking machine). 

 Address ballot errors. 

 Maintain tally of rejected/reissued ballots. 

 Collect voter numbers and ballot privacy folders. 

 Assist voters with marking ballots. 

 Distribute stickers. 

 Assist in the enforcement of all Election Day policies and procedures. 

 Assist in the completion of all Election Day forms. 

 Assist voters that request curbside voting. 

 Assist in the voter and ballot reconciliation. 

KNOWLEDGE: 

 Must have completed 8th grade. 

 Must have experience working with diverse groups of people in a public environment. 

 Able to read, write, and speak English fluently. 

SKILLS: 

 Must possess excellent customer service skills. 

 Strong clerical and analytical skills. 

 Detail oriented. 

 Active listener. 

 Must possess good oral communication skills. 

ABILITIES: 

 Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time. 

 Must be able to lift 30 lbs. 

OTHER: 

 Must be qualified to vote in the County of Milwaukee. 

 At least 18 years of age. 

 Must be a resident of Milwaukee County and a U.S. citizen. 

 Never have been convicted of a felony and not otherwise disqualified from voting. 

 Not be a candidate for office in the election. 

TRAINING REQUIREMENT: 

 Election