Working for us at an election

There are a variety of roles available, both within the polling station and at the count.

If you are interested in any of these roles, you can contact us at Please include your name, full address, relevant experience, and the roles you would be interested in.

If you’ve recently worked for the North Somerset Council elections team, you do not need to contact us again. Keep an eye on your emails as we will send out offers of employment in the build up to an election.


  • you must be at least 18 years of age to work at a polling station or count centre
  • you will need to provide your national insurance number, and your relevant supporting information which confirms you are entitled to work in the UK
  • polling and count staff must not work on behalf of a candidate or political party during an election campaign, and must not be related to a prospective candidate

Rates of pay

The rates of pay for each of the above roles are included on the relevant job description.