Election Vacancies: Thursday 6 May 2021

Released on 16 April 2021

South Staffordshire council news

We employ staff at election time to make sure that the process is run smoothly, in an open and transparent way.

We have vacancies for the following roles for the elections on Thursday 6 May 2021:

Polling staff

At each election we need to staff to work in our polling stations. Each polling station has at least 2 staff allocated to it. Staff are needed from 6.00am - 10.00pm

Poll Clerk: £170.69 + £40 training fee

Presiding Officer (3 years Poll Clerk experience required): £241.34 + £40 training fee 

Count staff

Once polls close at 10.00pm, we are verifying the votes over night on Thursday 6 May.

We will be counting the votes on Friday 7 May and Saturday 8 May.

  • Verification of Votes 

 Thursday Verification: £80

  • Counting of Votes

Friday 7 May 2021: £60

Saturday 8 May 2021: £80

If you are interested in working on the elections please email a completed application form to elections@sstaffs.gov.uk by *Friday 23 April 2021

*Please note, once we have filled the vacancies. Applications will close. 

Application Form:

Contact details

For further details contact
South Staffordshire District Council
Council Offices,
Wolverhampton Road,
South Staffordshire,

Tel: 01902 696000

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