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Productive fun place to work
Observer (Former Employee), EarltonAugust 8, 2014
Enjoyable work atmosphere, no options for advancements and no ob security.
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Productive and friendly work environment
Poll clerk (Former Employee), Toronto ONAugust 1, 2014
Pros: friendly and understanding staff
Cons: long hours
I have worked in the last two provincial elections, and on both occasions I was greeted with such a friendly work environment. Most of the staff employed by Elections Ontario have a great work ethic and are very familiar with their duties. If a doubt were to arise, one can confidently ask their fellow staff who are more than happy to clear up the matter. – more... I learned a lot about the technical side of elections and polls and the importance of workers at the polling stations during that day. The hardest part of the job was dealing with voters who would display aggressive behavior, but of course we must be more than understanding and willing to help that voters at all times. In conclusion Elections Ontario is a great work environment to be a part of! – less
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An amazing experience that helped me learn more about the election process
Poll Clerk (Former Employee), McHugh Public School Brampton, OntarioJuly 29, 2014
Pros: loved meeting voters, and learning a new skill
An amazing experience that helped me learn more about the election process. I would absolutely do it again. My DRO helped me as well made for an enjoyable day.
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Very nice job. I gained much information about the Canadian politics.
Information Assistant (Former Employee), Toronto ONJuly 27, 2014
Pros: gain experience
Cons: long hours
I had to work for 13 hr. a day. I learned about the Canadian politics. I worked there as an Information Assistant. I handled more then 7000 people who came there to vote. The hardest part was to stand for 13 hrs. The most enjoyable part was to meet many new people and talk with many other interesting things.
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Professional and productive Work stting
Poll Clerk (Former Employee), Dundas, ONJuly 17, 2014
Pros: meeting new people
Cons: long hours
Great co-workers
Had to be vigilant for voters
Excessive sitting
Friendly guests at the booth
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Fun and exciting and great place to meet new people!
Deputy Returning Officer (Former Employee), London, ONJuly 15, 2014
Pros: lots to learn
Cons: very long day
Learned a lot about the election process and met some really great people. It was only a 1 day position, but it was a great experience.
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Great overall experience
Responsible for Voting Polls (Former Employee), Brampton, ONJuly 10, 2014
Pros: enjoyable and rewarding experince
Cons: long hours
It is a great experience to work with Elections Ontario, and participate in the great opportunity of voting and assisting other Canadians with voting.
I helped with the voting poll and any other inquires voters had, as well as, making sure the voting experience was as fast and easy as possible ensuring that voters will come back next year.
With this – more... job you will learn to work long hours, communicate with all sorts of people, while staying professional. – less
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I had a great experience working for the Elections and met some new people.
Standby Poll Clerk (Former Employee), Welland, OntarioJuly 10, 2014
Pros: met new people
Cons: long day
I was a Standby Poll Clerk for the Elections. It was a long day but busy and met some new people. I enjoyed it. Hoping to work there again next year.
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A wonderful interactive and hardworking day.
Poll Clerk (Former Employee), McHugh Public School Brampton, OntarioJuly 9, 2014
Pros: meeting great voters
It was great to meet and interact with new people. I learned that it was a beneficial experience because I learned to work under pressure. My fellow co-worker made it an enjoyable day and would lead me to do it again.
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Worked in Elections Ontario as Information Assistance
Information Assistant (Former Employee), Toronto,ONJuly 7, 2014
Cons: long hours
My experience working at Elections Ontario was great.
Many people helped me and i helped many people too.
There was a great fun working in government job.
I gained much knowledge.
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Busy yet Fun, people oriented environment. Loved the interaction
Revising Agent (Former Employee), Toronto, OnJuly 7, 2014
Busy yet productive. Leant much about the the different systems and software been used to get the done efficiently. Co-workers were professional and proactive. Enjoyed everything my the job as i keep learning each day on the job.
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Productive and Friendly Workplace
Resource Desk and Telephone Result Runner (Former Employee), Kitchener, ONJuly 5, 2014
Pros: flexible hours
Cons: not too challenging
Amazing and helpful coworkers who are willing to assist you anytime.
Flexible work schedule which allows one to balance work and family at the same time.
Overall a very friendly atmosphere where learning is made fun.
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Short & Sweet
Poll Clerk (Former Employee), Sir Wilfrid Laurier S.S. (polling station)July 2, 2014
Pros: fairly simple work, decent pay
Cons: very long day, no breaks and not allowed to leave once you're there.
It was only a 1 day job + a few hours training, but the pay was good. Fairly easy job too, just a very long day at 14 hours (12 officially but I had to show up an hour early + counting the ballots after the polls closed and cleanup as well).
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Interesting employment interacting with day-to-day voters
Poll Clerk/ Deputy Returning Officer (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJuly 1, 2014
- Performed duties of a poll clerk
- Supervised the voters as they voted and placed their ballots in
the box
- Checked the voters for their voter's card and valid ID
- worked alongside a Senior Deputy Returning Officer and we made a great team

- I definitely enjoyed announcing the winning political party to the main electoral district office
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excellent work environment
❸ Information Assistant (Former Employee), toronto ontarioJune 26, 2014
Pros: great people
~ management and team members were all extremely welcoming and helpful
~ very fast pace due to heavy flow of voters
~ typical day would be standing near the entrance greeting each elector and making sure they are all prepared with proper identification to vote
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Very good work experience
Polling Clerk (Former Employee), Toronto, OntarioJune 23, 2014
Pros: n/a
Cons: n/a
I learned the in and out of Election Ontario
Management and staff were very knowledgeable and helpful
The hardest part of the day was having to be at one's desk from 8:00AM to closing. I would have been nice to get at least a 15 minutes break to go outside.
Most enjoyable part of the day was learning some new.
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It was good
Poll Clerk (Former Employee), BramptonJune 20, 2014
Pros: pay
Cons: long hours
you get paid roughly $13/hr for the whole day
work varies depending on each voter
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Poll Clerk
Poll Clerk (Former Employee), Toronto, ONJune 20, 2014
Pros: intelligent co workers
Cons: long hours
Amazing experience, worked for a great cause. My task:
• Assisted with setting up, opening and disassembling the poll
• Assisted the Deputy Returning Officer with the voting process
• Managed Polling Day List of Electors (F0313) and Elector Number Tracking List (F0313A)
• Kept the Poll Record (F0519)
• Assisted with counting the ballots
• Called in – more... election results. – less
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Productive
Poll Clerk (Former Employee), EtobicokeJune 19, 2014
Pros: experience
Cons: long hours
- Was a great experience
-Involved a lot of multitasking
-Management was helpful
-Coworkers were helpful
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welcoming work place
Information Assistant (Former Employee), Grimsby, ONJune 17, 2014
- long hours
- lots of people
- standing for long periods of time
- customer service issues
- good management team

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