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Employment Opportunities

For a detailed description of each of the positions below, check out our Election Officers page.

Election Workers

Are you interested in working as an election officer on ordinary polling day? Check out the descriptions below for more information about the positions available.

Deputy Returning Officers

DROs are responsible for administering the polls on election day, as well as counting the ballots and reporting results to Returning Officers. You can do the training online. Once you complete the training, you are automatically added to our election officer database.

Check here again in the near future for a link to our online training.

For more information, contact the Returning Officer for your electoral district, or call 1-844-767-9100.

Poll Clerks

Poll Clerks assist the Deputy Returning Officers at the polls on Election Day. If you are interested in serving as a Poll Clerk on October1, 2019, contact the Returning Officer for your electoral district, or call 1-844-767-9100.


Youth Engagement Ambassadors Program

We are seeking young adults between ages 18 to 24 to fill the role of Youth Engagement Ambassador in each community across NWT. Your role as the Youth Engagement Ambassador will be to engage with young adults and motivate them to be voters in the 2019 Territorial General Election in October. You will be active in your role during the 29-Day Writ Period (September 2 – October 1) and will receive a $500 stipend.

Overall responsibilities include:

  • Frequent peer-to-peer discussions on various elections topics with youth in the community
  • Social media engagement (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
  • Encouraging young voter registration and participation

If you are interested in becoming a Youth Engagement Ambassador for your community, please e-mail for more information.