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Poll Manager (Volunteer)


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Position:  Poll Manager                                              Department:   Elections & Registration

Starting Salary: $150/day                                          Classification: Volunteer      

Posting Date:  January 7, 2020                                  Closing Date: Continuous

REVISED 04-16-2021

Job Summary:

The position is responsible for efficiently processing voters, providing instructions on the proper use of the voting equipment, and effectively solving problems voters may encounter.

Major Duties: 

  • Poll Managers must have reliable transportation capable of carrying supplies needed for an election.
  • They must be accessible to the Elections Office staff, as they serve as the Chief Election Official at their assigned polling location.
  • They assist in the coordination and arrangements for the setup of the polling location prior to the polls opening. The Poll Manager picks up and returns election supplies as specified by the Elections Office.
  • They ensure no Poll Worker leaves the polling location while the poll is open.
  • The Poll Manager is required to pick up election supplies from the Elections Office the Monday prior to the election. Once the polls have closed and voting is completed Poll Managers must select one other Poll Worker to transport paperwork and election supplies back to the Elections Office to be checked in.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • You must be a U.S. Citizen, a resident of Habersham County and/or an employee of Habersham County Governments (documentation required).
  • A registered Voter.
  • 16 years of age or older.
  • Able to read, write and speak the English Language.
  • Must have completed any sentence(s) imposed for any prior felony conviction(s) at least 3 years ago.
  • Must not be eligible to run for public office and cannot hold a public office, other than a political party office, while serving as a poll worker.
  • Must not be a parent, spouse, child, brother, sister, father-in-law, mother-in-law, son-in-law, daughter-in-law, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law or a candidate to work as a poll worker in any precinct where that candidate is listed on the ballot.
  • Must have access to a computer to complete possible on-line training, and correspond via email with Elections Office staff, supervisor and co-workers.
  • Must be able to attend required in person training classes prior to elections.
  • Must be capable of conducting fair and unbiased efficient elections for qualified voters of Habersham County.

To Apply: Applications can be found online at You will need to print and complete the application, then return it to our office in person at the Habersham County Elections and Voter Registration Department, Administration Building located at Jacob’s Way, Clarkesville, GA 30523 in room 101, or by fax to (706) 754-5836. For more information please call (706) 839-0170.

Habersham County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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