Election Inspectors (Poll Workers)
Election Inspectors are essential to conduct open, accurate, and fair elections. Their priority is to ensure every eligible voter can exercise their right to vote by following Election Day procedures and providing excellent customer service to voters.
The Village of West Milwaukee is in need of bilingual (fluent in English/Spanish speaking) poll workers.
- Be a U.S. Citizen
- Be 18 years old (except qualified high school student poll workers)
- Be a resident of Milwaukee County
- Never have been convicted of a felony and not otherwise disqualified from voting
- Be able to read and write fluently in the English language
- Not be a candidate for any office to be voted on at the polling place at that election.
Election Inspectors receive $135 for working a full Election Day.
In order to receive payment, the appropriate paperwork must be completed.
*New Election Inspectors are pending Village Board approval.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities
- Check-in Registered Voters
- Register Eligible Voters
- Monitor Voting and Ballot Marking Equipment
- Assist and Guide Voters
- Assist Chief Inspector as needed
Experience, Skills, and Abilities
- Skills – Must possess excellent customer service skills. Strong clerical and analytical skills. Detail-oriented. Active listener. Must possess good oral communication skills.
- Abilities – Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time.
Election inspectors are required to attend a 2-3 hour training class every two years.