Elections Staffing and Recruitment

Earn some extra money and get involved in democracy by working as a temporary team member at election time 

When elections take place we recruit extra staff to run polling stations and count votes. We hold a database of staff who we contact prior to each election to ask about their availability, if you're enthusiastic about supporting the democratic process please read the job descriptions below and  complete an application form available here


  • at least 18 years old
  • entitled to work in the UK (in accordance with the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996)
  • not be employed by or related to a potential candidate

Available Jobs

Polling Station Staff

Presiding Officers and Poll Clerks man polling stations across Bromsgrove from 6:30 am until just after 10 pm on the day of poll. They are responsible for ensuring the ballot is conducted correctly, as well as opening and closing the station and issuing ballot papers to voters. 

Poll Clerks job description can be found here

Presiding Officer job description can be found here 

Count Staff

Counting Assistants help verify the total number of ballot papers in each ballot box and count the votes cast.  

Count Assistant job description can be found here

Postal Vote Opening Assistant

In the run up to the election we need staff to help out opening postal votes and packing them ready for the count. 

Postal Voting Assistant job description can be found here


If you're interested in working for us at election time, please download an application form here

You can email completed forms to elections@bromsgroveandredditch.gov.uk.

Alternatively the application form can be posted to:

Electoral Shared Services
Town Hall
Walter Stranz Square 
B98 8AH