Be a Poll Worker

We Want You to be a Poll Worker

Poll Worker Application

If you are interested in becoming a Poll Worker complete both forms below.

Poll Worker Questionnaire

What is a Poll Worker

Job duties 
  • You will be the front line of the democratic process and the main point of contact for voters
  • It is your duty to provide excellent customer service while ensuring that the elections laws are being followed
  • You will be trained on and may be required to use all of the election equipment that will be used on Election Day
  • All Workers are must arrive at their Poll by 5:30 AM on Election Day and are required to stay until the Poll Manager dismisses you (this could mean a 16+ hour day)


In order to a Poll Worker you 
  • Must be 16 years of age or older
  • Must be able to read, write and speak the English language
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be a resident of Effingham County
  • Must complete Poll Workers training, required by law

Poll Worker Positions

Pay Rate
Poll Manager
Manage polling location and poll workers
Assistant Manager
Assist Poll Manager with duties
Complete tasks as assigned by the Manager
Visit assigned Polling Locations and complete various technical tasks
Equipment Delivery Crew
Deliver and pickup all voting equipment to the polling locations. Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Advanced Voting Workers
Rates Vary
Staff Polling location at our early voting location