Working at the elections


  1. Overview
  2. What vacancies are available
  3. Apply to work at the election
  4. More information


We are looking for people to work in polling stations and the count at the upcoming elections.

The elections will take place on Thursday 2 May 2024.

What vacancies are available

We are looking for people who can work at polling stations for the whole day on election day and at the count centre after the polls close at 10pm.  

You do not have to work for South Tyneside Council to apply, so if you know anyone else who is interested, please pass this information on.

Apply to work at the election

To apply, please complete the Staff application form - working at the elections.

You must come to the elections office at the Town Hall, Westoe Road, South Shields, NE33 2RL, with your passport and completed application form to be considered for a job.

A member of the elections team needs to see you in person with your passport to make sure you are legally allowed to work in the UK.  

More information

For more information about what it is like working at a polling station see Working at Elections - Electoral Commission.

For more information about applying for a role, email us at or call 424 7230.