The recruitment for temporary election officials to assist with the Municipal Election on October 22, 2018 is now closed.  Thank you to all those who submitted applications.  Only those selected will be contacted.

 When is Voting Day?

Voting Day is on Monday, October 22, 2018

When and where will Advance Voting for the general public take place?

Election Headquarters, 159 Pitt Street 


Monday, October 1, 2018, to Friday, October 5, 2018  

from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 6, 2018 

from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, October 9, 2018, to Friday, October 12, 2018

from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 13, 2018

from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 


Monday, October 15, 2018, to Friday, October 19, 2018

from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 

from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Who Can Apply? 

You can apply to work the Municipal Election is you are:

  • 18 years of age or older
  • legally entitled to work in Canada
  • possess excellent customer service
  • proficient with computer software
  • able to perform basic mathematical calculations such as adding and subtracting
  • can lift at least 25 lbs
  • comfortable with and/or have experience using optical scan automated vote counting tabulators
  • comfortable being asked to work with voters choosing to use an accessible voting session (audio tactile interface, sip "n" puff, paddle buttons)
  • have the ability to work well both independently and as a team
  • have the use of a cell phone

  • have transportation on Voting Day

    are available to attend the mandatory training session in the weeks prior to Voting Day
  • are available to work at least one shift during Advance Voting

*election official experience in municipal elections and knowledge of other languages commonly spoken in the City are an asset


Note: Applicants cannot be a candidate or the spouse, an immediate family member, a member of a campaign team of any candidate running in the October 22, 2018 Municipal Elections

 What positions are available?

 There are approximately 20 job openings available to the general public.  The following positions are available:


  • Deputy Returning Officer and Revisionist
  • Greeter
  • Roaming Deputy Returning Officer
  • Runner
  • Standby Deputy Returning Officer

2018 Cornwall Elections