Polling Booth Manager

Closing Date

Thursday, February,25 2021 - 10:00 am

The Greens SA are seeking a motivated and organised person to ensure a strong Green presence on polling booths and at pre-poll venues at the next federal election, and at the next state election. 

Position title Polling Booth Manager

Social and community services employee level 4, pay point 1, $36.62 per hour

Primary location Greens SA Office, 7/291 Angas St, Adelaide
Job status Part-time contract, starting at 3 days a week and moving to full time closer to the elections.
Hours To be negotiated. The position will involve some out of hours work and work on weekends. TOIL will be offered in accordance with the award.
Reports to Elections Campaign Director
Position Begins 1 March 2021 and ends 2 weeks after the federal or state election, whichever is later.
Probation A two-month probationary period applies

Key responsibilities:

  • Design and implement volunteer recruitment plans
  • Manage the party-wide process of filling polling booths, including pre-poll venues
  • Build capacity of party members and supporters during the campaign periods and in the lead up to Election Days
  • Coordinate polling booth materials, including how-to-vote cards
  • Work collaboratively with key stakeholders including Greens SA staff, election candidates, members, volunteers and the Election Campaign Committee
  • Other duties as directed

Selection criteria:

  • High level organisational skills, including time management, attention to detail, and an ability to work to tight deadlines and with a diverse range of people..
  • Strong rapport-building, collaborative teamwork and relationship skills and capacity to work with a diverse range of people
  • Experience in motivating volunteers
  • Commitment to the Greens charter and policies

Application process:

Applications should include a personal resume (2 pages maximum), covering letter addressing the Selection Criteria (2 pages maximum) and be submitted to the Party Director, Dominic Mugavin (email: dominic.mugavin@sa.greens.org.au) by 10am on 25 February 2021. Short listed applicants will be invited to interview.

Please contact Dominic on 08 8212 4888 with any questions about the application process.