Using our online form, give us as much detail as you can about your skill set, relevant experience, and your availability.
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.
You need to supply an email address and at least one contact phone number.
You will also be asked to create a unique 'Match Code' that you can remember, in order to match up your records if you make updates in the future.
You receive a confirmation email
You should check this automatically generated email.
We recommend you keep it on file so you can recall your match code if required.
TEC reviews your application
If accepted, your details are added to the non-ongoing Casual Employment Register.
When a suitable opportunity is available (usually around election time), the following steps will occur.
TEC contacts you
If a suitable role is available, you will be contacted and supplied with location, times and role description.
You receive an Offer Letter
If you indicate that you are available, you will be issued with an Offer Letter.
If this is your first time working at a Tasmanian election, you will also be supplied with superannuation, banking and taxation forms to complete and return.
Once nominations have closed, and a ballot is required, you will receive a Confirmation of Employment letter which will include training details if applicable.
This is usually 3 weeks before polling day.
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:
We have short-term roles leading up to elections, such as:
On election day we have a number of roles, such as:
Permanent vacancies are listed on the jobs.tas.gov.au site, under the Justice Department. (opens in a new tab)