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The Tasmanian Electoral Commission maintains a register of casual staff for non-ongoing work at each election.

Have you considered working with us?


Apply for the TEC Casual Employment Register.

Using the fillable pdf form give us as much detail as you can about your skill set, relevant experience, and your availability. Then email the form as an attachment to employment@tec.tas.gov.au

We are looking for a number of characteristics in our valuable casual workforce: Care and Accuracy; Political neutrality; Ability to maintain confidentiality; Flexible work hours.






Why work with us?

Working for the TEC as an election casual can give you an insight into the important electoral and democratic processes involved in electing your representatives.

There is a great variety of casual roles available.

"Meeting and working with all of you has been the highlight of 2014 for me." - Hazelyn

"The people at the TEC are really fun to work with. It was great to see what happens to your vote, and be involved in such an important part of our State." - Maddi

Listen to a radio interview behind the scenes at the 2014 Local Government elections:









What casual roles may be available?

We have short-term roles leading up to elections, such as:

  • Materials stores
  • Administration
  • Telephone and front counter customer service
  • Material delivery
  • Pre-poll staff
  • Processing postal vote applications



On election day we have a number of roles, such as:

  • Polling Place staff
  • OIC (Officer in Charge)
  • 2IC (Second in Charge)
  • Declarations Officer
  • PPLO (Polling Place Liaison Officer)



Interested in permanent work with the TEC?

Permanent vacancies are listed on the jobs.tas.gov.au site, under the Justice Department. (opens in a new tab)




Photos:
top - Hazelyn performed a wide range of tasks in the TEC office as an election casual during the 2014 State Election.
bottom - Garion is our Graduate Information Technology Officer.

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