Election Day Workers are an important component of the elections process. Election Day Workers are the front-line representation of the Supervisor of Elections office. Often, a voter may never see an SOE staff member, but will see Election Day Workers at their polling location on Election Day.
Broward County Election Day Workers are highly trained individuals who are active voters, serving their community and local government proudly. Election Day Workers interact well with the public and work well in stressful situations. To become a Broward County Election Day Worker, you must meet the following requirements:
- You must be a registered voter in Broward County.
- You must fill out an Election Day Workers Application Below.
- You must attend a minimum of 4 hours of training.
Broward County Election Day Workers are paid volunteers.
Poll Worker Job Descriptions
*CLERK - $300
The Clerk manages overall tasks, activities and the poll workers in the polling place; it is a supervisory position. Visits assigned precinct the day before the Election to setup the precinct with the VST and verifies all supplies have been delivered. Returns Election Day materials to assigned Regional Site on Election Night.
*ASSISTANT CLERK - $220
Assists the Clerk and shares his/her duties as needed and may substitute for the Clerk if they are unable to serve. Assists voters who need a Provisional Ballot.
*EVID OPERATOR - $200
Confirms voter eligibility in the EViD (Electronic Voter IDentification Pollbook) at the check-in table and issues voting passes to eligible voters.
*BALLOT INSPECTOR - $190
Collects voting pass from each voter and issues appropriate ballot according to the ballot style on the voting pass. Issues voter a replacement ballot if error is made by the voter.
*VOTING SYSTEM TECHNICIAN (VST) - $300 - $325
Sets up the precinct the day before the Election with the Clerk; provides technical support to the voters on the Optical Scanner in the precinct or with the ExpressVote (ADA unit) on Election Day; and returns equipment and materials to Voting Equipment Center on Election Night.
*BACKUP VOTING SYSTEM TECHNICIAN (VST) - $250
Sets up the precinct the day before the Election with the Clerk; provides technical support to the voters on the Optical Scanner in the precinct or with the ExpressVote (ADA unit) on Election Day.
*FIELD VOTING SYSTEM TECHNICIAN (FVST) - $300
Attends training sessions, where Election Day materials and supplies are distributed. Responsible for contacting VSTs for assigned region before Election Day. Conducts site visits of assigned precincts on Election Day; completes site checklists; logs, VST status calls and provides support to VSTs throughout Election Day. Returns materials and supplies to specified Regional Site Election Night.
*EARLY VOTING POLLWORKER $12 - $18 HR
BASED ON POSITION Performs overall tasks of an early voting site for two weeks prior to the election. Sets up and breaks down site, verifies voter’s eligibility using the EViD (Electronic Voter IDentification Pollbook) and issues ballots to the voters.
*POLL DEPUTY - $180
Maintains order outside the polling place. Posts signs/notices, monitors No Solicitation zone, stands at end of line at 7pm to signify end of voting day.
*TRUCK DRIVERS / HELPERS - $175 - $200
Delivers and picks up equipment and supplies.
*In order to participate, you must be a registered Broward County voter.
Total payment next to each position includes payment for training. Training is not paid if you do not work Election Day.
Each worker is a part of our important democratic process by which we Americans select our leaders and have a voice in government.
Click on the link and complete the application form. Upon acceptance you will be scheduled to attend a training session. You will then be an eligible worker for future elections.