Electoral Commission Queensland

Working at an election

The Commission employs temporary staff throughout Queensland to assist in the conduct of electoral events. The Commission is an equal opportunity employer and carries out its activities in accordance with the state and federal anti-discrimination legislation.

Mandatory requirements

To be eligible to register and work at an election you must be 15 years of age or older and adhere to the requirements and stipulations outlined in the Political Neutrality Policy (PDF, 77.0 KB) and Terms and Conditions of Employment.  (PDF, 161.7 KB)

Positions available

Elections are large scale logistical events which must be run in accordance with strict time frames under heightened public scrutiny. To successfully run an election the Commission employs large numbers of temporary staff to contribute either prior to, or on polling day. Descriptions of the various positions and the requirements for each are available in the position descriptions below:

Current opportunities

All current opportunities to work at an election will be listed here with links to submit an expression of interest made available during election times. 

The Commission is not currently accepting expressions of interest.