Elections Markham now hiring

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For Immediate Release

MARKHAM, ON – July 27, 2022 – The 2022 Markham Municipal Election is right around the corner! Once again, Elections Markham is looking for passionate, tech-savvy and customer service-oriented people to play an important role in local democracy. Work at a Voting Place in Markham on October 20, 21, 22 and 24 from 9 AM to 9 PM.

The temporary paid positions available include Deputy Returning Officers, Tabulator Officers, Revision Officers and Customer Service Officers.

You can work at a Voting Place if you are:

  • At least 16 years old by October 20, 2022;
  • Legally allowed to work in Canada with a valid Social Insurance Number;
  • Vaccinated with a full series of COVID-19 vaccines (i.e., both doses of a 2-dose vaccine or 1 dose of a single dose vaccine);
  • Not related to or affiliated with a candidate or third party advertiser in the 2022 Markham Municipal Election; and,
  • Able to attend online or in-person training before your first shift.

Hiring will start in late August, and training will take place in September. Most of the positions involve computers, so applicants should be comfortable working with technology.

Get to know members of our diverse community and help them exercise their democratic right to vote! Apply for a position by Friday, August 26 at 5 PM at ElectionsMarkham.ca/jobs. If you speak multiple languages, let us know during the application process.  

The Elections Markham website is your official source for the latest and most reliable information related to the 2022 Markham Municipal Election.

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Media inquiries / interview requests for the City of Markham:

Kisha Powell, Media Relations & Communications Specialist at kpowell@markham.ca.


Job-related questions:

Contact electionjobs@markham.ca or 905.477.7000 x8683 (VOTE)

About Elections Markham: Elections Markham is an independent, non-partisan division of the City of Markham, responsible for administering municipal elections, by-elections and referenda in Markham. Elections Markham strives to continue innovating its municipal elections, creating an accessible and inclusive experience, and empowering all voters to exercise their democratic right to vote. The City of Markham is a leader in digital democracy, is the first municipality in Canada to use online voting, and is the largest and longest-running lower-tier municipality nationwide to use online voting today.

About Markham: Markham, an award-winning municipality with more than 356,000 residents and the largest of nine communities in York Region, is home to over 650 headquartered companies and more than 1,500 high tech and life science companies. Markham is a leader in attracting foreign direct investment with more than 234 foreign companies located in the City. Founded in the 1790s, today Markham is Canada’s most diverse community and enjoys a rich heritage, outstanding community planning and services, and a vibrant local economy. 

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