Employment opportunities (casual)
Do you want to work at the next Legislative Assembly election?
The next NT Legislative Assembly election is in 2024. Register your interest with us by clicking the button on the right. More information on election positions is available below.
The Northern Territory Electoral Commission maintains a register of people who are interested in casual employment for electoral activities and events.
Positions include: electoral officials in voting centres, mobile voting team members, and office administrative support officers. This may involve working at Northern Territory Legislative Assembly and local government elections, citizenship ceremonies, and community engagement activities.
No prior electoral experience is necessary. All casual positions receive training. Depending on the position and circumstances, employment may involve working during business hours, weekends, after hours, or for extended periods; including travel to remote locations.
Pay is based on a package or hourly rate depending on expected hours and type of work. Some positions are available in regional centres or may involve travelling in remote locations.
It is important to note that electoral commission employees cannot be, or seen to be, politically active.
To apply for a casual position, complete an expression of interest for employment form. The form is an expression of interest only, and if suitable, you will be contacted for a short interview. Completing the form does not in any way guarantee that the commission will consider you for, or offer you, employment.
The following links can provide more information.