All poll workers MUST:
- Be a registered voter in Levy County.
- Be able to read, write and speak English.
- Be able to work a 14-hour day.
- Have the patience and the ability to deal courteously with the public and coworkers.
- Be able to lift up to 40 pounds.
- Have transportation to the polling place and training classes. (Will be driving in non-daylight hours for some elections.)
- Have working email address.
- Be able to stand for long periods of time, bend, and have manual/physical dexterity.
- Complete the required training prior to each election.
- Remain nonpartisan while working at the polls.
- Be dependable and committed to the voting process.
- Treat each voter with the respect they deserve.
For more information, call (352)486-5163 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Poll Worker Job Description Overview
There are five (5) different types of poll worker positions. Below is a brief description of each position. Please be sure to read each description carefully and consider the responsibilities before applying for a position.
- In charge of the overall management of the tasks, activities, and Poll Workers in the polling place.
- Opens up polling place and determines voting arrangement.
- Verifies seal number on the ballot transfer bag.
- Prepares Accu-Vote and Touch Screen unit in order to receive ballots.
- Serves as a liaison to the elections office.
- Returns all specified materials to the elections office.
- Assists the clerk in any capacity, may include filling out and signing election-related forms.
- Is flexible to work any needed position required at the precinct.
- Must be able to replace clerk in case of an emergency.
- Stays stationed by voting unit.
- Instructs voter on how to insert voted ballots.
- Advises voter if ballot has been rejected on the first pass.
- Verifies voter’s I. D., address, and signature.
- Locates voter in the registers/electronic poll book.
- Assigns voter appropriate ballot and privacy folder.
- Keeps privacy booths clean.
- Stands outside the entrance of precinct.
- Directs voter to entrance of polling room.
- Takes instructions from the Clerk when necessary.
- Ends voting at 7 p.m. by placing self in line and notifies voters who approach that polls are closed.