Apply to be an election worker



The Town of Cochrane is conducting a vote of the electors on Monday, October 18, 2021; and voting officials are required for the day.  All voting officials must be available during the following times:

  • Training:        9:00 am – 12 noon, Friday October 8, 2021; and
  • Vote Day:        6:30 am to 8:30 pm, Monday October 18, 2021 

Responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in setting up the polling station;
  • Administering voter statements
  • Reviewing voter identification
  • Issuing ballots to qualified electors
  • Instructing electors on completing the ballot
  • Greeting electors 
  • Providing assistance to electors to cast their ballots
  • Operating the vote tabulator
  • Informing electors of any issues with their ballot, as indicated by the vote tabulator
  • Maintaining the polling station
  • Maintaining peace and order in the polling station
  • Assisting the Presiding Deputy Returning Officer (PDRO) as required

The hourly rate of pay for these positions is $25.31.  For further information please contact Jaylene Knight, Returning Officer at 403-851-2295; or email 

Candidates are invited to forward their resume or a letter of interest prior to the submissions deadline of 4:00 pm Friday September 17, 2021.  Submissions should be forwarded in confidence to:

Legislative Services Department

Attention: Jaylene Knight

Town of Cochrane, 101 RancheHouse Road

Cochrane, AB  T4C 2K8

or email: