21 January, 2024

ECQ opens applications for election jobs

Applications have opened for more than 10,000 casual election official roles, which will be needed to deliver the local government elections in Queensland.

ECQ opens applications for election jobs - feature photo

The thousands of casual roles on offer will cover work before, on, or after election day on March 16.

Electoral Commissioner Pat Vidgen said applications are welcome from Queenslanders of all backgrounds and in all parts of the state.

“If you’re interested in helping to deliver democracy on the ground and help people in your community to have their say, then one of these roles might be a great fit for you.

“You’ll be paid for your work with us, have the opportunity to meet new people and learn new skills, all while getting the chance to see democracy in action.”

Prospective applicants should visit the ECQ website to read more about what’s involved, including eligibility and political neutrality requirements.

Interested Queenslanders can learn more about working at the elections on the ECQ website, which provides a position description and pay rates along with details about how to apply.

The website is


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