Be a Temporary Election Worker

Participate in the election process, get to know your community, and get paid!

To serve as an Election Worker you must be registered to vote in Colorado, and not convicted of any election-related offense. You do not have to be registered in Adams County to work for us. Family members of candidates appearing on the ballot may not serve as election workers. All Temporary Election Workers are paid $15 per hour, including training. 

Student Election Workers
Even before you turn 18 and are eligible to vote, you can take part in the election process by serving as a student election worker. Certification forms for student election workers must be completed by the school you attend and your parent/guardian. Please complete the survey below, and click here to access the Student Election Worker application form.  You must complete both of these forms in order to work.

Current Adams County Employees, please visit this page: 
www.adamsvotes.com/EmployeeElectionWorkers


Available Election Worker Positions:
Click on the Job Title to expand the position descriptions.  Submit your top three choices in the form below.
You must commit to full period of time and extended hours as needed. Working date range is specified with the position description below.

In the Community – Voter Service and Polling Centers (VSPC)
(Various locations around Adams County)
Primary Election (6/30/20)Training between May 26 – June 19, VSPC open June 22 – June 30

General Election (11/3/20)Training between September 14 – October 16
1st wave of VSPC sites open, October 19 – November 3
2nd wave of VSPC sites open, October 26 – November 3
3rd wave of VSPC sites open, November 2 – 3

VSPC SUPERVISOR
(Computer Skill Level 3 – Computer literacy test required if new)

  • Leadership qualities
  • Oversees all aspects of the VSPC set-up, processes and takedown
  • Assists with Election Watchers and any other VSPC guests
  • Fills in for other positions during breaks and lunches
  • Able to work 14+ hours Election Day
  • Attend a Supervisor class, Computer class, and a Simulation training
VSPC TROUBLESHOOTER
(Computer Skill Level 3 – Computer literacy test required if new)

  • Assists the Supervisor with the VSPC set-up and takedown
  • Oversees the use of ballot marking device machines
  • Oversees the VSPC in the absence of the Supervisor
  • Fills in for other positions during breaks and lunches
  • Able to work 14+ hours Election Day
  • Attend a Troubleshooter class, Computer class, and a Simulation training
VSPC COMPUTER PROCESSER
(Computer Skill Level 3 – Computer literacy test required if new)

  • Assists voters with voter registration, updating existing registration, giving vote credit, and replacing a voter’s mail ballot via a computer
  • Strong computer skills, accurate data entry and attention to detail
  • Responsible for ballot inventory and daily balancing
  • Confirm correct ballot type and mark the Statement of Ballots
  • Able to work 14+ hours Election Day
  • Attend a Computer class and a Simulation training class
VSPC GREETER
(No Computer Siklls Required)

  • Must be pleasant, personable, and professional
  • Must quickly assess the voter’s needs
  • Provides appropriate forms
  • Guides voters to next steps in the voting process
  • Responsible for maintaining ballot box chain of custody
  • Distributes “I Voted” stickers
  • Able to work 14+ hours Election Day
  • Attend a Greeter training class and a Simulation training class
VSPC EXIT WORKER
(No Computer Skills Required)

  • Must be pleasant, personable, and professional
  • Must quickly assess the voter’s needs
  • Oversees voters dropping In-Person ballots into the ballot box
  • Responsible for maintaining ballot box chain of custody
  • Distributes “I Voted” stickers
  • Able to work 14+ hours Election Day
  • Attend an Exit Worker training class and a Simulation training class
VSPC WAR ROOM ASSISTANT
(Computer Skill Level 3 – Past election experience preferred)

  • Assist VSPC Manager and Lead with VSPC operations and other assigned duties
  • Call center environment, troubleshooting various issues from equipment malfunctions to voter issues
  • Assist with daily and nightly VSPC balancing
  • Able to work extended hours in a high stress environment
  • Able to work 14+ hours Election Day
  • Attend all VSPC Worker training classes

In the Elections Office (Brighton, CO) – Ballot Processing Operations

Working dates/time can vary based on ballot return rates.  Training is provided on your first working day.  
Primary Election (6/30/20): approx. June 16 – July 1
General Election (11/3/20): approx. October 20 – November 4
BALLOT SECURITY TEAM (driving)
(Computer Skill Level 1 – Minimal)

  • Transport and track ballot boxes to and from VSPCs
  • Pick up mail ballots from the 24-hour Drop Boxes
  • Deliver supplies to VSPCs, as needed
  • Valid driver license required, county vehicle provided
  • Ability to lift up to 50lbs/stand for extended periods of time/ability to get in and out of vehicles routinely
MAIL BALLOT RECEIVING - WAREHOUSE
(No computer skills required)

  • Receive mail ballots that were picked up by the Ballot Security Team and from the post office
  • Verify seals, open ballot transport bags, sort ballots into mail trays
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs
  • Heavy turning/twisting movements
  • Must have good hand-eye coordination
  • Basic math and organizational skills
  • Heavy repetitive hand wrist and arm motions
AGILIS ASSISTANT - WAREHOUSE
(No computer skills required)

  • Operate incoming envelope sorting equipment
  • Ability to spend a long time on your feet
  • Ability to lift 25 lbs
  • Heavy turning/twisting movements
  • Must have good hand-eye coordination
  • Basic math and organizational skills
  • Heavy repetitive hand wrist and arm motions
SIGNATURE VERIFICATION - TIER 1
(Computer Skill Level 2 – Basic)

  • Ballot volume received dictates the number of hours worked
  • Verify voter signatures on mail ballot envelopes
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Party affiliation required (Democrat or Republican)
  • Able to work 14+ hours Election Day
  • Sitting in front of a computer for long periods of time
SIGNATURE VERIFICATION - TIER 2
(Computer Skill Level 3 – Experienced)

  • Ballot volume received dictates the number of hours worked
  • Research challenged voter signatures from mail ballot envelopes
  • Must have advanced computer skills
  • Party affiliation required (Democrat or Republican)
  • Able to work 14+ hours Election Day
  • Sitting in front of a computer for long periods of time
OPEX OPERATOR
(Computer Skill Level 1 – Minimal)

  • Operate mail ballot opening equipment, removing ballots from envelopes
  • Must have basic computer skills
  • Must have good hand-eye coordination
  • Able to work 14+ hours Election Day
  • Sitting for long periods of time doing repetitive movement
BALLOT PREP (PREVIOUSLY CALLED BALLOT REMOVAL)
(No Computer skills required)

  • Physical separation of mail ballot packets
  • Ability to focus with attention to detail
  • May be assigned to adjudication, duplication or auditing
  • Basic math and organizational skills
  • Able to work 14+ hours Election Day
  • Sitting for long periods of time
BALLOT SCANNING
(Computer Skill Level 3 – Experienced)

  • Scan ballots for tabulation
  • Must have advanced computer skills
  • Basic math and organizational skills
  • Able to work 14+ hours Election Day
HEALTHCARE FACILITY (HCF) TEAM
(No Computer skills required)

  • Work with a team to deliver ballots to healthcare facility residents
  • Assist voters as needed by reading ballot, marking ballot, or both
  • Pleasant, personable, and professional characteristics required
  • Attentive and diligent in ballot handling
  • Need valid Driver License
  • On your feet for long periods of time

 

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