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Join the Election Team!

By becoming an election worker, you can help your community and be a part of this country’s great democratic process!

Now hiring temporary staff for 2020 elections; applications are available at the Election office, 5501 Airport Blvd, Austin, Texas 78751 or call 512-854-4996 for more information.


Ballot By Mail Clerk – Now Hiring

These diligent workers assist in the preparation, processing and qualification of Ballot by Mail applications. They assist with data entry of information of qualified applicants and prepare election materials and ballots for mailing. They accept, process, and sort all incoming mail as well as prepare and process the necessary paperwork related to official election mail. They must have excellent written and oral communication skills and possess the ability to organize and alphabetize. Experience in mailroom, inventory control, customer service, call center, elections processes or training preferred but not required. Must pass a criminal background check. The pay is $14.00 per hour.

To apply for this position, fill out the Elections Division application PDF and return it to the Elections Division office located at 5501 Airport Blvd. Applications are accepted from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

NOTE: To fill out the application in Acrobat, open the application in Adobe Acrobat Reader instead of your browser's Acrobat viewer. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free . Once you complete your application you will need to print it out and sign it before returning it to the Election Division office.


Box Truck Driver – Now Hiring

The Box Truck Driver is a new position within the Voting Equipment Unit that is responsible for loading, unloading, and driving 24-26 ft. box trucks with lift gates to polling sites for delivery and pickup of election equipment to Early Voting and Election Day polling sites. Valid driver?s license is required and current or past CDL is desired but not required. Applicants must have experience with loading/unloading using lift gate systems. Position lasts 3-4 weeks during election periods, averaging up to 40 hours per week with possible overtime. Must pass a criminal background check and driving record check. The pay is $20.00 per hour. Flexible hours may be available.

To apply for this position, fill out the Elections Division application PDF and return it to the Elections Division office located at 5501 Airport Blvd. Applications are accepted from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

NOTE: To fill out the application in Acrobat, open the application in Adobe Acrobat Reader instead of your browser's Acrobat viewer. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free . Once you complete your application you will need to print it out and sign it before returning it to the Election Division office.


Call Center Representative – Now Hiring

These informative and friendly workers answer inbound calls from the general public and election workers. They provide information about voter eligibility, assist election workers with voting procedures and help voters locate polling locations. They route calls to appropriate staff members, identify and escalate priority issues and track the nature of their calls. They must have excellent written and oral communication skills and possess the ability to organize and alphabetize. Training will be provided. Bilingual (English and Spanish) skilled workers needed. Past experience in a call center, customer service, dispatcher, elections processes or training preferred but not required. Must pass a criminal background check. The pay is $14.00 per hour.

To apply for this position, fill out the Elections Division application PDF and return it to the Elections Division office located at 5501 Airport Blvd. Applications are accepted from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

NOTE: To fill out the application in Acrobat, open the application in Adobe Acrobat Reader instead of your browser's Acrobat viewer. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free . Once you complete your application you will need to print it out and sign it before returning it to the Election Division office.


Central Receiving Station Election Worker – Now Hiring

If you want to be part of Elections but your time is limited, the Election Night Central Receiving Station might be for you. CRS workers process equipment and paperwork that election workers return after polls have closed. CRS workers must arrive by 6 pm on Election Night and can expect to be finished about 11pm. Some workers must be registered voters of Travis County to handle balloting materials. Individuals who are not registered voters may carry equipment and act as file clerks/runners inside the station. You must be at least 16 years of age to work. The work can be physically demanding. The Central Receiving Station is located at 5501 Airport Blvd and the pay is $10.00 per hour.

If you are interested, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (512) 854-4996 to apply!


Early Voting Poll Worker (Democracy Hero)– Now Hiring

These elite election workers serve for a 12-day period at one of the early voting locations in Travis County. Workers will check in voters and provide assistance with voting equipment as needed. Workers must be registered to vote in Travis County, able to attend an in-person, hands-on training class, and available to work the full 12-day period. The ability to speak both English and Spanish is a plus! Multiple locations and shifts are available. Must pass a criminal background check. Positions pay $10.00 to $12.00 per hour.

To apply for this position, fill out the Elections Division application PDF and return it to the Elections Division office located at 5501 Airport Blvd. Applications are accepted from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

NOTE: To fill out the application in Acrobat, open the application in Adobe Acrobat Reader instead of your browser's Acrobat viewer. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free . Once you complete your application you will need to print it out and sign it before returning it to the Election Division office.


Election Day Poll Worker (Guardian of Democracy)– Now Hiring

Election Day poll workers have duties similar to those of early voting workers, but everything happens in one day. Working on Election Day is long and often intense, but very rewarding. Poll Workers will check in voters and assist voters with voting equipment as needed. Workers must also be registered to vote in Travis County, able to attend any required training prior to Election Day, and available to work from 6 am to 8 pm or until the polls close. The ability to speak both English and Spanish is a plus! Multiple locations are available. The pay is $10.00 to $12.00 per hour.

If you are interested, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (512) 854-4996 to apply!


Field Support Technician – Now Hiring

Field Support Technicians work under Senior Support Technicians to assist polling sites with technical and procedural issues during Early Voting and Election Day. This is an entry level technical support position with no prior experience required, but elections and/or technical support experience is desirable. These workers also assist the Training Department as needed. Strong customer service skills are necessary and the ability to lift up to 35 lbs. is required. Experience with mobile devices and apps is required. A valid driver?s license is required. These workers must use their own personal vehicle to visit sites and will be reimbursed mileage. Training on elections procedures, operation of the electronic voting equipment, election law, and troubleshooting techniques will be provided. Must pass a criminal background check and driving record check. The pay is $15.00 per hour.

To apply for this position, fill out the Elections Division application PDF and return it to the Elections Division office located at 5501 Airport Blvd. Applications are accepted from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

NOTE: To fill out the application in Acrobat, open the application in Adobe Acrobat Reader instead of your browser's Acrobat viewer. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free . Once you complete your application you will need to print it out and sign it before returning it to the Election Division office.


Senior Support Technicians – Now Hiring

Senior Support Technicians assist in the preparation and testing of electronic voting equipment. They also support deliver and set up of voting equipment at polling locations. During Early Voting and Election Day, these workers are part of a rapid response team assigned to support polling locations, providing on-site technical support and supply replenishment. They also manage a small number of Field Support Technicians. Excellent Customer service skills are necessary and the ability to lift up to 35 lbs. is required. Experience with mobile devices and apps is required. A valid driver?s license is required. Training on elections procedures, operation of the electronic voting equipment, election law, and troubleshooting techniques will be provided. Must pass a criminal background check and driving record check. The pay is $16.00 per hour.

To apply for this position, fill out the Elections Division application PDF and return it to the Elections Division office located at 5501 Airport Blvd. Applications are accepted from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

NOTE: To fill out the application in Acrobat, open the application in Adobe Acrobat Reader instead of your browser's Acrobat viewer. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free . Once you complete your application you will need to print it out and sign it before returning it to the Election Division office.


Student Election Day Poll Worker – Now Hiring

High school students who are 16 years of age or older now have the opportunity to participate in the electoral process by serving as elections clerks at the polling place during Early Voting or on Election Day. A student who is at least 16 years of age and who is enrolled in a public or private high school or home school and has the consent of the principal (or parent/legal guardian in charge of education in home school) may serve as an election clerk. The elections officials must receive written authorization from the student's parent or guardian for the student to serve in the election for which he or she is appointed.

This program is designed to provide students with a greater awareness of the electoral process and the rights and responsibilities of voters. The students will assist their local election officials by filling positions at polling places during the Early Voting period or on Election Day and working under the direction of the polling place presiding judge.

Workers must be able to attend any required training prior to Election Day, and available to work from 6 am to 8 pm or until the polls close. The ability to speak both English and Spanish is a plus! Multiple locations are available. Positions pay $10.00 per hour.-) Visit www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/pamphlets/seci.shtml for more information. If you are interested, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (512) 854-4996 to apply!

Visit www.sos.state.tx.us/elections/pamphlets/seci.shtml for more information. If you are interested, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (512) 854-4996 to apply!


Supply Preparation and Delivery Worker – Now Hiring

These safety-conscious and methodical workers prepare supply boxes, load equipment and materials onto vans, and deliver and retrieve materials to and from election day and early voting polling locations. Workers must be 18 years of age or older, have a valid Texas Driver's License, have a good driving record, be able to lift up to 50 lbs repeatedly, and be able to drive and operate a cargo van. This job requires the ability to accurately complete paperwork, present oneself in a professional manner, and display courteous customer service. He or she must be able to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends. The pay is $13.00 per hour.

To apply for this position, fill out the Elections Division application PDF and return it to the Elections Division office located at 5501 Airport Blvd. Applications are accepted from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.

NOTE: To fill out the application in Acrobat, open the application in Adobe Acrobat Reader instead of your browser's Acrobat viewer. Download Adobe Acrobat Reader for free . Once you complete your application you will need to print it out and sign it before returning it to the Election Division office.




Job descriptions that have been filled:

The Travis County Clerk maintains the county's records, administers elections, and oversees legal documentation (such as property deeds, marriage licenses and assumed name certificates).


Main Phone Line: (512) 854-9188 | 24 Hour Voter Hotline: (512) 238-VOTE (8683) | Election Division: (512) 854-4996 | Misdemeanor Division: (512) 854-9440