Election Staffing Opportunities

We are currently in the process of reviewing our staffing database for future elections. 


If your details were already on our database we have written to you recently to check if you’d like to work at future elections.  Non responders will be removed from the database and we will not contact you automatically in future.  

If you have changed your mind and would like to be considered for election work for any of the posts listed below or you are new to election work and would like to express an interest, please complete and submit the online form:


Election Staffing Interest Form

Presiding Officer (Polling Station)

Three years experience as a Poll Clerk is required for this post. Please note that hours of work would be from 6.30am to 10.30pm.


Poll Clerk (Polling Station)

Assisting the Presiding Officer with duties at the Polling Station. Please note that hours of work would be from 6.30am to 10.30pm


Count Staff

Ballot paper verification, counting ballot papers and any other count duties as required. This includes overnight work and/or weekend work.


If you would like a PDF or paper copy of the form or have any queries please email electionjobs@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk or telephone Chelsie-Louisa Webber on: 01446 709570.


All election recruitment is now completed online, therefore please ensure you provide a valid email address as all correspondence will be sent electronically. 



New – Electoral Services Privacy Statement 

On behalf of the Returning Officer, the Electoral Registration Team will only use the information you give us for electoral recruitment purposes in compliance with our legal obligations.  We will look after your personal information securely and we will adhere to data protection legislation.  We will not give personal information about you or any personal information you may provide to us in relation to other people to anyone else or another organisation unless we have to by law or we are authorised to do so by you. Electoral Services Privacy Notice.


If you have been offered a position for an upcoming election, please complete and return the forms below.



If you have been asked to be a presiding officer for an upcoming election, please see the ballot paper account exercise below