Elections Staff Required

Electoral Services

Elections Staff Required

Electoral Services are now recruiting staff to work at the District and Police & Crime Commissioner elections taking place on Thursday 7 May 2020.


Applicants must be at least 18 years of age to work at a polling station and 16 to work at the count.

If you are not employed by Three Rivers Council you will need to provide your National Insurance number, and either a copy of your passport or relevant supporting information which confirms you are entitled to work in the UK.

If you are registered unemployed, you are advised to consult your local employment benefits office before you accept any offer of employment we may make to you.

Jobs and fees payable are as follows:

Presiding Officers - on polling day Thursday 7 May 2020 @ £290.00 - 60 positions vacant

Poll Clerks – on polling day Thursday 7 May 20120 @ £180.00 - 180 positions vacant

Counting Assistants – on Thursday 7 May 2020 (overnight) @ £100.00 - 80 positions vacant

Counting Assistants – on Monday 11 May 2020 (day-time) @ £75.00 – 40 positions vacant

Fees are gross and inclusive of travel & training where relevant.

Job descriptions of each role along with an application form are attached.

Applications are welcome from council staff, contractors, as well as friends and family members.

Previous experience is not essential as training will be provided (where relevant).

Please note if you worked at previous elections we will write to you during February to invite you to apply for any of the roles available.

Please note we are unable to acknowledge applications due to the volumes received.  

Submitting an application does not guarantee a job.

Successful applicants will be notified in writing with full details of their appointment by the end of March.

Closing date for receipt of applications is 1 March 2020.

Should you require any further information on the roles please contact:

Michael Summerville, Electoral Services Manager, Michael.summerville@threerivers,

Applications can be made online using the following link:

Application form

You may also return completed applications to:

Electoral Services, Three Rivers House, Northway, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire WD3

Or scan and emailed to:           


Thank you for the interest you have shown in election roles in Three Rivers.  We look forward to receiving your application.