Join the Victorian Electoral Commission (VEC) as a temporary election staff member to support the Victorian state election on Saturday 26 November 2022.

Contributing to the delivery of a state election is a unique and rewarding experience, and the VEC hopes you will join them in their work to ensure all eligible Victorians can have their vote counted.

With an average of 20 election day voting centres located in each of the 88 districts across Victoria requiring between 5-9 staff, The State election is as much a logistical exercise as it is a resourcing one.

The VEC is looking for people for a variety of roles, including:

  • Voting Centre Managers
  • Assistant Voting Centre Managers
  • Election Liaison Officers
  • Declaration Issuing Officer
  • Pack-up Officer Count Support Officer
  • Election Officials – Ordinary Issuing Officer

Previous election experience is not required. The VEC will pay you for your work on the day of election and for any necessary training required.

How to register

It’s easy to register. There is no need to submit a resume or cover letter. To get involved, register here for election work.

To be considered for appointment for election work, you must complete a disclosure of political activities. The VEC will assess this disclosure to confirm appropriate neutrality prior to appointment.

COVID-19 vaccination requirements

Election staff will need to show evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status when starting in any role.

Election staff who sign on to join the large temporary workforce on election day will need to have received 2 doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or evidence of a valid medical exemption.

Further information

Please contact the VEC personnel helpline if you have any questions.

Email: personnelhelpline@vec.vic.gov.au
Phone: 1300 783 043 (9 am - 5 pm weekdays)