Now Hiring Election Staff for the 2022 Municipal Election – Metropolis of Mississauga

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The Metropolis of Mississauga’s Elections Workplace is now hiring election staff to fill quite a lot of paid positions for Election Day, October 24, 2022.

“Working a municipal election is an effective way to have interaction together with your neighborhood. To be eligible, you should be not less than 16 years of age, legally entitled to work in Canada and have entry to a private e mail tackle that isn’t shared,” stated Diana Rusnov, Metropolis Clerk and Director, Legislative Companies. “These can even apply as people or as a ‘group’ with relations or pals which lets you all work collectively on the similar voting location. We work arduous to accommodate these requests as a lot as we presumably can.”

Positions out there embrace:

Deputy Returning Officer

  • Verifying the identities of electors
  • Issuing ballots to certified electors
  • Utilizing  a pc software to strike electors names off the digital voters’ listing
  • Revising the voters’ listing as essential

Deputy Returning Officers will need to have expertise utilizing a laptop computer, have a powerful consideration to element and be capable to sit and work at a laptop computer for an prolonged time frame.


  • Feeding marked ballots via a vote tabulator
  • Guaranteeing the vote tabulator is working correctly
  • Choosing up and returning the vote tabulator to/from a chosen location
  • Helping with voting location arrange, opening and shutting

Operators will need to have a sound driver’s licence and entry to a car on Election Day with a purpose to transport the vote tabulator to and from the voting location. They have to additionally be capable to stand for lengthy durations of time.

Data Officer

  • Serving as a greeter on the entrance to the voting location
  • Guaranteeing electors have a Voter Notification Card and/or identification
  • Helping with voting location arrange, opening and shutting

The hours for all staff on Election Day are from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. As well as, staff are required to finish an teacher led digital coaching session, which is roughly 2 hours and relying on the place, a web based coaching module. For extra info on positions and compensation go to the election employee webpage.

For these attention-grabbing in working as a Council candidate, the Metropolis is presently accepting candidate nominations till Friday, August 19 at 2 p.m.

Municipal elections are held each 4 years as per Ontario’s Municipal Elections Act, 1996. In Mississauga, electors forged ballots for Mayor, Ward/Regional Councillors and Faculty Board Trustees.

Go to for info concerning the 2022 Municipal Election.

Media Contact:
Metropolis of Mississauga Media Relations
905-615-3200, ext. 5232
TTY: 905-896-5151

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