Kaufman County Courthouse
100 W. Mulberry
Kaufman, TX 75142

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Poll Worker

Interested in working in the Election Polls?

Positions available :  Election Judge, Alternate Judge, Clerk

There are three positions available as election officials: Presiding Election Judge, Alternate Election Judge and Election Clerk. The following information provides requirements and duties for each of the positions. Workers are paid depending on the type of election and position. Judges $11.00 per hour, Clerks $10.00 per hour during the time the polls are open.

Judge Responsibilities & Job Duties:

Primary duty is to administer the election in accordance with the Texas Election Code

Visit polling site with the Alternate Judge the day before the election to set up

Pick up the supplies at the designated date/time from the Elections office

Return the supplies on election night to the elections office

Assisting the voters with the election equipment, registration matters, check-in process etc.

Conduct the opening and closing the election polls

Alternate Judge Responsibilities & Job Duties:

Primary duty is to guard the purity of the election

To step in as Judge when the Presiding Election Judge is not available

Visit polling site with the Judge the day before the election to set up

Assisting the voters with the election equipment, registration matters, check-in process etc.

Assist with the opening and closing the election polls

Clerk Responsibilities & Job Duties:

Receives assignments from the Election Judge

Requirements:

If Election Day, work at the polling site from 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. or until finished

If Early Voting, available every day of the early voting period (approximately 9-15 hours per day  for 7-  12 days which might include weekends)

18 years of age or older (Use student worker application for 16-17 years old);

Registered to vote in Kaufman County, Texas;

Fluent in Spanish and English (for bilingual clerks);

Able to take direction well and not easily distracted and enjoy interaction with people;

Must have dependable transportation to and from the election site;

Be prepared to lift at least 30 lbs. and stand for long periods of time;

Must work the entire duration of the voting day without leaving the polling site;

Bring plenty of food, snacks and drink to keep you energized throughout the day;

Attend an approximately 2-hour training class before each election.