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City recruiting election workers

POSTED: 2/18/2011

The Municipal Clerk’s Office is recruiting election workers to help in the upcoming April 5 municipal election. The Municipality of Anchorage requires nearly 600 election workers every year to staff 121 polling places.

Election workers are paid $9.50 per hour, Chairpersons $10.00 per hour; Absentee and Election Board members $12.00 per hour. The job requires short- term commitment and professional focus.

Election worker requirements include:

  • Working a polling place 6:30am – 9:00pm on Tuesday, April 5 and attending a 3-hour mandatory training session in March
  • Current voter registration
  • Ability to follow job instructions
  • Must be able to organize and process paperwork accurately
  • While on duty, must not discuss any political party candidate or issue in accordance with Anchorage Municipal Code.

More information is available by visiting or by calling the Municipal Clerk’s Office at 243-VOTE.

    • Mayor's Corner
    • Mayor: Ethan Berkowitz
    • 632 W 6th Avenue, Suite 840, Anchorage, AK 99501
    • 907 343-7100