Rochester Hills Looking to Hire Election Workers

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(Hills Herald, May 22, 2014)

The Rochester Hills City Clerk’s Office is looking for people to continue the time-honored tradition of working the polls on Election Day.

The Clerk’s Office is currently hiring Election Inspectors for the August 5, 2014 and November 4, 2014 elections. Inspectors will be stationed at one of our 32 precincts throughout the city and will be responsible PrideProm Library Friends Adfor opening the precinct on Election Day, ensuring that voters are registered and are voting in the proper precinct, assigning ballots, and closing the polls. Election Inspectors are paid for working on Election Day and also receive additional payment for attending mandatory training prior to Election Day. However, many of our inspectors enjoy serving for other reasons: a sense of pride, civic duty, and the social aspects. They realize that Election Inspectors are the backbone of our democracy.

The City Clerk’s Office can’t staff 32 precincts on Election Day; we need Election Inspectors to make our elections run smoothly! Many of our inspectors work at the same precincts and with the same fellow inspectors year after year. They often sidebar01sponsormaintain friendships outside of the polling place and look forward to seeing their neighbors every Election Day.

Election Inspectors must be at least 18 years old and be a qualified and registered elector of the state of Michigan. Inspectors are allowed to serve in a community other than their own. Election Inspector applications are available at the Clerk’s Office or on our website: http://www.rochesterhills.org/elections.

If you have any questions, please contact the Rochester Hills City Clerk’ s Office at 248-656-4630.

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