Join the Election Team!
Join the Election Team!
By becoming an election worker, you can help your community and be a part of this country’s great democratic process!
We are now hiring these workers for the upcoming March Primary Election:
Job descriptions we are currently hiring for:
These elite election workers serve for a 12-day period at one of the early voting locations in Travis County. Workers greet voters and answer questions, demonstrate how to use the voting equipment, and check-in voters on a computer. Workers must be registered to vote in Travis County, able to attend an in-person, hands-on training class, and available to work the full 12-day period. The ability to speak both English and Spanish is a plus! Multiple locations and shifts are available. Positions pay $10.00 to $12.00 per hour.
To apply for this position, fill out the Elections Division application and return it to the Elections Division office located at 5501 Airport Blvd. Applications are accepted from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
NOTE: To fill out the application in Acrobat, open the application in Adobe Acrobat Reader instead of your browser's Acrobat viewer. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free . Once you complete your application you will need to print it out and sign it before returning it to the Election Division office.
Election Day poll workers have duties similar to those of early voting workers, but everything happens in one day. Working on Election Day is long and often intense, but very rewarding. Workers must be registered to vote in Travis County, able to attend any required training prior to Election Day, and available to work from 6 am to 8 pm or until the polls close. The ability to speak both English and Spanish is a plus! Multiple locations are available. During a primary election, the pay is $8.00 per hour.
If you are interested, please email us at Erecruiting@traviscountytx.gov or call (512) 854-4996 to apply!
If you want to get involved, but your time is limited, the Receiving Substation is a good choice. These workers process the paperwork and equipment that poll workers return after polls have closed. They conduct a mini-audit of their paperwork and ensure all supplies are returned and accounted for. RSS workers must arrive at 6 pm on Election Night and can expect to be finished by about 11:00 pm. These workers must be registered voters of Travis County to handle balloting materials. There are some special positions for those individuals who are not registered voters that involve carrying equipment into the station for our poll workers. Non-registered voters can also act as file clerks and runners inside the station. You must be at least 16 years of age to participate. There are four locations throughout Travis County. The pay is $10.00 per hour.
If you are interested, please email us at RSS_recruit@traviscountytx.gov or call (512) 854-4996 to apply!
Job descriptions that have been filled:
These diligent workers assist in the preparation, processing and qualification of Ballot-By-Mail applications. They assist with data entry of information of qualified applicants and prepare election materials and ballots for mailing. They accept, process, and sort all incoming mail as well as prepare and process the necessary paperwork related to official election mail. They must have excellent written and oral communication skills and possess the ability to organize and alphabetize. Experience in mail room, inventory control, customer service, call center, elections process or training preferred but not required. The pay is $14.00 per hour.
These informative and friendly workers answer inbound calls from the general public and election workers. They provide information about voter eligibility, assist election workers with voting procedures and help voters locate polling locations. They route calls to appropriate staff members, identify and escalate priority issues and track the nature of their calls for post election analysis. They must have excellent written and oral communication skills and possess the ability to organize and alphabetize. Training will be provided. Bilingual (English and Spanish) skilled workers needed. Past experience in a call center, customer service, dispatcher, elections process or training preferred but not required. The pay is $14.00 per hour.
These safety-conscious and methodical workers prepare supply boxes, load equipment and materials onto vans, and deliver and retrieve materials to and from election day and early voting polling locations. Workers must be 18 years of age or older, have a valid Texas Driver's License, have a good driving record, be able to lift up to 50 lbs repeatedly, and be able to drive and operate a cargo van. This job requires the ability to accurately complete paperwork, present oneself in a professional manner, and display courteous customer service. He or she must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. The pay is $13.00 per hour.
These highly skilled technical workers assist in the preparation and testing of electronic voting equipment. They also deliver and set up voting equipment at polling locations. During Early Voting and on Election Day, these workers are part of a rapid response team assigned to support polling locations. They are trained on the operation of the electronic voting equipment, election law and procedures and assist in verification of election results. Strong customer service skills and the ability to lift up to 35 lbs. required. Experience in computer science, electronics, technical support, elections process or training preferred but not required. The pay is $15.00 per hour.
These highly skilled technical workers are responsible for day-to-day work in supporting desktop computers for Travis County Elections. They assist in installing, testing, configuring, troubleshooting, and repairing a range of technology programs, systems and equipment. They also provide accurate, timely, and creative solutions to primarily first and second level end-user computer and networking problems to ensure end-user productivity. In addition, these workers perform restorative and maintenance actions either remotely or at the end user's location to resolve problems, using basic to advanced troubleshooting and technical skills. They are also required to respond to situations where standard procedures have failed in isolating or fixing problem equipment or software installations, moves, and configuration changes. Candidate must maintain accurate information and data regarding end-user issues within the tracking system and according to policies and standards. Works on assignments that are complex in nature where considerable judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations. Experience in installing, testing, and configuring communication systems, network dependent devices, and infrastructure components is recommended. Candidate must possess the ability to troubleshoot and fix end-user problems; experience with software / hardware upgrades. The pay is $20.00 per hour.
These detail-oriented workers assist in general instruction of election workers and election related tasks. They teach small groups of poll workers using the training materials provided and evaluate the performance level of trainees after class. They count, bundle, and prepare forms and materials for Election Day. They perform quality assurance checks to determine the accuracy of the forms kits to be used at each polling location. They also visit Early Voting and Election Day polling locations to provide technical and procedural assistance. Training is provided. Experience in teaching, corporate/technical training, communications or elections is preferred but not required. The pay is $15.00 per hour.