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)

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

For information on working at the federal election please visit the Australian Electoral Commission.

All current opportunities to work at an election will be listed here and links to submit and expression of interest made available during election times. Expressions of interest and login details are for the duration of one electoral event only. 

The Commission is currently accepting expressions of interest for the following events:

  • Toowoomba South By-Election
  • Torres Strait Island Regional Council, Division 3 By-Election

Lodge an application

Please ensure you have read the following information prior to lodging your application:

Expressions of interest (EOI) are for the duration of a single electoral event only. Login details or registrations submitted for previous elections will no longer be applicable and you will need to lodge a new EOI online:

Once you have registered you will be provided with login details, use these details to login to the online portal and track the progress of your application: