|District Electoral Officers (DEOs) and Deputy District Electoral Officers (DDEOs)||November 12, 2018||JOB DETAIL|
Please note: Elections BC is not involved with staffing for municipal elections. If you are looking to work in the 2018 General Local Elections being held in October, please refer to your local municipality for further information.
Elections BC is a non-partisan Office of the Legislature and offers several types of employment opportunities.
Elections BC is committed to diversity and inclusion in our workplace. To support this, we welcome diversity throughout our organization.
Elections BC Headquarters Opportunities
Permanent Employment Opportunities
The Chief Electoral Officer retains a core staff team of approximately 55 employees. The Public Service Act applies to these appointments and all appointments are excluded from the bargaining unit (Schedule A or management positions). For more information on working in the B.C. public service, visit www.gov.bc.ca/myhr/employment.
Temporary Employment Opportunities
To deliver electoral events, Elections BC supplements core staff with temporary employees. The Public Service Act does not apply to temporary employees, nor do temporary work terms apply towards periods of public service. Temporary work terms provide excellent opportunities for supporting the electoral process while working in a unique environment.
Election-period Employment Opportunities
Please note: Recruitment for election-period positions will not begin until several months prior to an electoral event and opportunities will be posted here on our website. Please check back regularly for updates.
District and Deputy District Electoral Officers
District Electoral Officers (DEOs) are responsible for conducting elections for their assigned electoral district. Deputies assist DEOs.
Electoral District Employment
District Electoral Officers hire staff to assist them with the administration of elections, including staff in the district electoral office, as well as election officials at voting places. To learn more about employment as an election official, view the election official job descriptions.