City of Kingston hiring Designated Election Officials for municipal election

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The City of Kingston is inviting residents to be a part of the upcoming municipal elections. The City is hiring Designated Election Officials to work on advance voting days, from October 18 to 22, and on election day — Monday, Oct. 24, 2022.

“Working for the municipal elections is a great way to get involved in the electoral process,” said Janet Jaynes, Assistant Returning Officer.

According to a release from the City, the following positions need to be filled: 

  • Site Supervisors
  • Deputy Returning Officers
  • Deputy Returning Officers – Institutional Voting Places
  • Machine Operators
  • Greeters/Demonstrators

The City stated that Designated Election Officials must not be a candidate or the spouse, sibling, parent or child, or grandparent or grandchild of a candidate running in the 2022 municipal elections, or the spouse, sibling, parent or child, or grandparent or grandchild of a registered third-party advertiser.

According to the release, all Designated Election Officials are required to attend a two-to-three-hour training session, which will be conducted between late-September and mid-October. More information, including general qualifications for each position, are available on the City’s website.

How to apply:

Applications for employment as a Designated Election Official will be accepted from Monday, Jul. 25 to Friday, Aug. 12, 2022. Applications should be completed online at CityofKingston.ca/Careers

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