Are Poll Workers Paid?
Yes! All of our Poll Worker positions are paid after they have worked on Election Day. The rate of pay includes Election Day hours and Training*.
What are the steps to becoming a Poll Worker?
Step 1: You MUST be a registered or pre-registered Voter in Palm Beach County.
Step 2: Complete a Poll Worker application online.
Step 3: You will be contacted by a member of our Poll Worker Department with information about upcoming Training Sessions.
Do I have to attend a Training Session if I've already worked as a Poll Worker?
Yes. Per Florida Election Law, all Poll Workers must attend a job-specific Poll Worker training class prior to working on Election Day.
What are the different Poll Worker positions?
Clerk, Assistant Clerk, Inspector, Ballot Inspector, VST, and Deputy.
At what age can I become a Poll Worker and work on Election Day?
Poll Workers must be 16 years or older and be pre-registered (age 16 or 17) or registered to vote in Palm Beach County. Fla. Stat. 102.012(2).
*Note: Attendance at a Training Session does not guarantee that you will work as a Poll Worker. It does, however, place you in the prospective Poll Worker group to be considered for future elections. If you retired from an FRS employer less than one year ago, working as a Poll Worker may jeopardize your FRS pension. Contact the Florida Retirement System at 1-866-446-9377 to verify how working as Poll Worker will affect your FRS benefits.