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Our work focuses on making it easy to enrol and vote, promoting understanding of New Zealand’s democratic processes, and running general elections and referendums.

We're now recruiting for roles in New Zealand's biggest community event - the 2020 General Election.

Read brief descriptions of all the roles we have available

Thank you for your interest in working in the 2020 General Election for the Electoral Commission. We have received a fantastic response and have enough applications to fill our roles in many areas. We are still looking for people in the following electorates:

  • Northland
  • Whangārei
  • Kaipara ki Mahurangi
  • Coromandel
  • East Coast
  • Taranaki-King Country
  • Tukituki
  • Rangitīkei
  • Wairarapa
  • Hutt South
  • West Coast-Tasman
  • Kaikōura
  • Waitaki
  • Taieri
  • Invercargill
  • Southland

If you’re not sure where these electorates are, you can view all electorates on this map. It would be preferable if you lived in the electorate, or nearby. If you would like to apply for a role in these electorates:

Apply now to work at the 2020 General Election

Please note: we have sufficient applications to fill roles in other electorates. If you apply for a role in an electorate not specified above, your application may not be considered now, but will be kept on file and may be considered if vacancies arise.

Election Day and Advanced Voting

Posted on Tue, 2 Jun 2020

We’re looking for people to work before election day at Advance Voting Places and on Election Day at Voting Places. The voting period runs for 15 days and we are wanting people to work during the week and on multiple weekends.

Work type

Casual

Location

Specified across New Zealand as above

Close date

Fri, 2 Oct 2020

HQ Positions

Posted on Tue, 2 Jun 2020

We’re looking for people to work on a Casual basis at electorate headquarters before, on and after Election Day. If you have strong customer service skills and enjoy working in teams, you should consider getting involved.

Work type

Casual

Location

Specified across New Zealand as above

Close date

Fri, 2 Oct 2020

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