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Temporary jobs available during election year

by Diana Zoga

KMOV.com

Posted on January 10, 2012 at 7:28 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 10 at 9:00 PM

(KMOV) -- Both St Louis City and St Louis County are hiring poll workers for the February 7th primary election.

The St. Louis County Board of Elections still needs to hire between 300 and 400 workers who will be paid $100 to $130 for the election day work.  Additional training is required and the county will pay $30 to $60 for the time.  The election board is hiring poll workers, assistant supervisors, and supervisors.

Workers have to be registered voters and identify themselves as either a Republican or Democrat because polling places have to be staffed by an equal number of workers from each party.

Here's how to apply at the county:  www.stlouisco.com/YourGovernment/Elections/PollWorkers

Wednesday, is the last day to register to vote in time for the Missouri primary:  www.sos.mo.gov/news.asp

The St. Louis City Board of Elections is also hiring workers.  Employees will be paid $89 to $114 (including training time).  The St. Louis City Board of Elections encourages applicants to apply soon.  Even if an applicant isn't hired for next month's primary, applicants may be called on to work elections in August and November.

Here's how to apply with the city:  stlelections.com/index.php

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