Employment opportunities (casual)
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Registering your interest with the NT Electoral Commission
The next Legislative Assembly election in the Northern Territory 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.
Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination of workers (click to read more)
The Northern Territory Electoral Commission maintains a register of people who are interested in casual employment for electoral activities and events in the Northern Territory.
Legislative Assembly and local government council elections are held periodically, occurring every 4 years. Temporary employment opportunities may also occur to support by-elections, citizenship ceremonies and to assist the NT Electoral Commission with its business activities.
From 13 November 2021, all NTPS employees subject to the Chief Health Officer Directions No.55 of 2021 are required to provide evidence of at least one dose of an approved COVID-19 vaccination and evidence of two doses completed by 24 December 2021 except in circumstances where there is a medical exemption.
Chief Health Officer Directions No.55 of 2021 applies to all NT Electoral Commission staff.
More information can be found via the following link: