Elections Canada
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Headed by the Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Elections Canada is an independent, non-partisan agency of Parliament. Its primary task is to be prepared at all times to administer an electoral event.

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Chief Returning Officer

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Rating is calculated based on 889 reviews and is evolving.



District Returning Officer in Windsor, ON
on 17 November 2022
a very positive experience

I would like to work again for elections Canada as it was a pleasure working with the general public as I once did with past employment. The work culture was both a learning teaching experience and gave me a self-accomplishment in achieving these goals for myself and other employees.

Information Officer in Windsor, ON
on 24 November 2022
I worked as an Information Officer

It’s fast-paced and stressful however I was paid good! Some people did not do there jobs so if you’re younger you will have to do more of the hard work than the older people. However older people are really nice!

Student Liaison Officer in Leduc, AB
on 7 November 2022
Solid pay and experience high stress

Have progressed lots. Theres suitable space to work around canada in these positions once you've got in. Its easy generally yo work with coworkers but who manages u is up in the air sometimes.

Poll Clerk in Vancouver, BC
on 1 November 2022
Long hours but you're only working for a day or two. Bring snacks and food!

You get paid really well (up to $200-300) for the day but it will be a 12 and over shift. The training is great so the job becomes really easy. You have a co-worker who is there to support you so you whenever you have doubts you can have their help right beside you.

Assistant Director in Ottawa, ON
on 1 November 2022
Very high passed a few months prior an Election - interesting to learn about the Election process

I very much enjoyed my 2 years à Election Canada…great opportunity to gain knowledge about the Election process and different cycles! Great support from the full-time employees ! The organization is open to introduce to new processed and automation to be able to get results quicker!

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Interview is easy
Process takes about a day or two

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I had submitted an online response to a call for workers and stopped by my local office to vote at an advance poll, then asked to speak with hiring manager. He asked about my availability for training, if I would be interested in working as an Assistant Central Poll Supervisor (I said I would), and I was hired immediately. (I had worked for two previous elections and I am bilingual.)

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