Apply to work the 2022 Municipal Election
Working an election is an important civic engagement opportunity for you to participate in the democratic process, and to get involved in your community while supporting the City in such an important undertaking.
Application period is open!
How to Apply for Employment
The City is looking to fill positions at the poll for the upcoming Municipal Election on Monday October 24, 2022. There are a number of opportunities at the poll, and this is your chance to get involved.
You must be 16 years of age and entitled to work in Canada to work at one of the polls for the City of Hamilton Municipal Election.
If you are interested, submit the completed form to the Elections Team via email to [email protected] or in person at:
Election Office at City Hall
71 Main Street West, 1st floor
Hamilton, ON L8P 4Y5
Only successful applicants will be contacted.
- Training will take place in September or early October online or in person depending on position. You will be contacted with specific details closer to that time.
- Payment Schedule - Election pay cheques are mailed out after the election day. The target date for cheque mail out is approximately six to eight weeks after election day, October 24, 2022.
- Deductions and Income Tax - Election Officials who work a minimum of 35 hours or earn $500 or more will have Federal and Provincial income tax, Employment Insurance (EI), and Canada Pension Plan (CPP) premiums deducted from their pay. T4 slips are only issued if you earned more than $500 or worked more than 35 hours.
- Accommodations - The City is committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization. We are committed to providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please let us know if you require accommodations and we will work with you to meet your needs.