Detroit Seeks Election Workers

voting booths wwj photo Detroit Seeks Election WorkersWith the November 2nd elections just over a month away, the Detroit Department of Elections is looking for workers to work the polling precincts.

The city clerk’s office says pollworkers will be paid $150 per election day based on classification and assignment.

An applicant must be:

–At least 16 years of age or older (18 and over must be registered)
–A United States Citizen
–Proficient in basic math and English
–A Detroit resident

People who are interested in working need to go to the Detroit Department of Elections at 2978 West Grand Blvd. to complete an application and other basic requirements. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Training is mandatory for newly hired pollworkers.

For more information, call the Department of Elections training division at 876-0217.

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