• All applicants must meet certain qualifications in order to be considered for employment during an election. An election worker must be:

    • 18 years of age or older
    • a Canadian citizen
    • a resident of NL the day before polling day
    • a resident of the district for which he or she is applying

    If you meet these criteria, please feel free to complete the General Employment Form below. Information on the roles and responsibilities of various election positions is provided here:

    General Employment Form

    All submitted applications will be forwarded to the Returning Officer for consideration. Please keep in mind that submitting this form does not guarantee election employment.


    The Access to Information & Protection of Privacy Act (ATIPPA) entitles you to a right of access to your personal information. Personal information collected on this form will be provided by Elections NL to the Returning Officer located in your area of residence upon notice that an election will be required in your district. The Returning Officer will use this personal information for the purpose of staffing election officer's positions for that election. In accordance with section 37 of the ATIPPA, your personal information will be kept for at least one year after polling day.

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  • STEP 1. Provide your contact information

  • STEP 2. Select the district where you reside

  • STEP 3. Select the position(s) in which you are interested

  • STEP 4. Confirm the following statements

  • STEP 5. If applicable, describe any election experience you have

  • OPTIONAL. Federal employment

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    Under the authority of Section 61(c) of the Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act, 2015 (ATIPPA, 2015), personal information is collected and used for the purpose of receiving and responding to comments relating to this site. Information received is considered confidential and will be handled as required by the ATIPPA, 2015.

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Elections Newfoundland and Labrador

39 Hallett Crescent
St. John’s, NL
A1B 4C4

Telephone (Local or Toll-Free): (1-877) 729-7987
Email: enl@gov.nl.ca
Twitter: @NLElections
Website: www.elections.gov.nl.ca