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Assistant Poll Manager (Volunteer)


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Position:  Assistant Poll Manager                              Department:   Elections & Registration

Starting Salary: $130/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: 

  • Assistant Poll Managers assume all responsibility for the operations and management of the polling location in the event that the Poll Manager is absent. They must be accessible to the Poll Manager and Elections Office staff. They assist the Poll Manager as directed.
  • On Election Day they assist the Poll Manager to ensure that problems or questions are handled in an efficient and orderly manner. After voting has ended after the close of polls, they assist the Poll Manager with reporting, packing and, if needed, transporting paperwork and equipment back to the Elections Office to be checked in.
  • The Assistant Poll Manager must be prepared to assume Poll Management responsibilities, at the request of the Elections Office staff or in the event the Poll Manager is unavailable to work Election Day.

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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