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Election Worker Positions




  • Stipend $303.25
  • Usually 1 PC at each precinct

  • A Precinct Clerk (PC) is a member of the Election Board, and has proven experience as an Election Worker,

    and is responsible for the overall management of the polling place. The PC has added responsibility of

    picking up and dropping off secure supplies, contacting and setting up the polling place, and contacting

    the precinct's Election Workers. The PC must have good working knowledge of Florida Election Laws.

    The PC must understand the requirements and duties of every Election Worker, and be able to step in to

    assist as needed.




  • Stipend $270.25
  • Usually 1 APC at each precinct

  • An Assistant Precinct Clerk (APC) is a member of the Election Board and is trained along with the PC

    and helps the PC in the Polling Place. An APC must be prepared to step in as PC during breaks and in

    the event that a PC is unable to perform duties. The APC must have a good working knowledge of Florida

    Election Laws. The APC must understand the requirements and duties of every Election Worker, and be

    able to step in to assist as needed.




  • Stipend $248.25
  • Usually 1 Clerk EViD Operator at each precinct

  • A Clerk EViD (Electronic Voter Identification) Operator is a member of the Election Board and

    acts as a the team leader for all EViD Operators. The Clerk EViD Operator greets voters as they

    enter the polling room, checks photo and signature identification, verifies the voter's

    information on the EViD unit, and issues a voting pass. Should there be an eligibility issue,

    the Clerk EViD will work with the Precinct Clerk to make some changes to voter records and to

    record the issuing of provisional ballots.




  • Stipend $224.50
  • Usually 2-3 Inspector EViD Operators at each precinct.

  • An Inspector EViD (Electronic Voter Identification) Operator is a member of the Election Board.

    The inspector EViD Operator greets voters as they enter the polling room, checks photo and

    signature identification, verifies the voter's information on the EViD unit, issues a voting

    pass, and directs voters to the Ballot Attendant to recieve their ballot. Should there be an

    eligibility issue, the Inspector EViD Operator will issue a Refer-to-Clerk Pass and direct

    the voter to the Precinct Clerk, who will make efforts to resolved the issue for the voter.




  • Stipend $235.50
  • Usually 1 VES at each precinct

  • A Voting Equipment Specialist (VES) is a member of the Election Board. Voting Equipment

    Specialists oversee the voting equipment at the polling location. A VES is responsible

    for opening and closing the tabulation machine, with the assistance of another Election

    Board memeber. The VES is also responsible for setting up and overseeing the Audio

    Tactile Interface ("ATI" - ADA Equipment) and assists voters in the ADA privacy booth

    area. A VES also monitors voters as they enter their ballots into the ICE unit, and

    assists them if they have trouble feeding their ballot into the machine. The VES is also

    responsible for making sure that every ballot cast in the taabulation unit is removed and

    sealed in the ballot transfer bag, and following the closing checklist instructions at the

    end of the voting period.




  • Stipend $203.50
  • Usually 2 BA's at each precinct

  • A Ballot Attendant (BA) is a member of the Election Board. BAs accept voting passes from

    voters, and issue the correct ballot (in a secrecy sleeve) to the voters according to the

    ballot style on the voting pass. BAs provide voters with instructions on how to correctly

    fill in the ovals on the ballots, and guides them to unoccupied voting booths. BAs also

    count voting passes frequently throughout the day in order to reconcile their numbers

    with those of other positions. BAs also help setup and take-down the voting booths and

    polling room before and after polling hours.




  • Stipend $222.25
  • Usually 2 Deputies at each precinct

  • A Poll Deputy is on duty outside of the polling room to assist voters and maintain order.

    Poll Deputies are jointly trained by the Supervisor of Elections and the Hernando County

    Sheriff's Office. While Poll Deputies are members of the Election Team, they are not

    members of the Election Board. This means that Poll Deputies may not handle ballots any

    time (other than sample ballots). It is the responsibility of the Poll Deputy to install

    signs, measure and mark the 150' "No Solicitation" zone, and admit only those allowed

    by Florida Law into the polling location. Poll Deputies are sworn in to serbice by the

    Sheriff of Hernando County (or by an appointed representative) and will be issued a

    badge by the Sheriff's office. The badge must be worn at all times while on duty.




  • This position is available during Early Voting Only.

  • This position pays $11.00/hour for training and for hours worked during Early Voting.

    There is one Drop-Box Attendant at each Early Voting site. The Drop-Box Attendant

    monitors everyone who inserts ballots in drop-boxes at Early Voting sites and

    follows procedures set forth in the 2021 Florida legislation.



 



 

Dates to Remember

JULY 25, 2022 - BOOK CLOSING FOR PRIMARY ELECTION

AUGUST 23, 2022 - PRIMARY ELECTION

 

OCTOBER 11, 2022 - BOOK CLOSING FOR GENERAL ELECTION

NOVEMBER 8, 2022 - GENERAL ELECTION