We’re seeking energetic team players to be a returning officer in each of Saskatchewan’s 61 constituencies. Returning officers play a key role in electing Members of the Legislative Assembly. Returning officers help serve democracy!
Are you recently retired? Do you miss the connection and structure of a work day, but on a casual basis? Perhaps the kids are off to school and you want to give back to your community by working outside the home? Or maybe you just enjoy being part of a dynamic work environment without the full-time commitment?
Returning officers are our field leaders. They manage the election process within their constituency. We need our field leadership team in place now as we prepare for the next general election anticipated for October 26, 2020.
These are casual term positions, with minimal work commitment over 2019. In the 9 months leading up to the October 2020 election there will be training events and specific projects to complete. This role ramps up to a full-time, 3-month work-term in summer/fall 2020.
We’re looking for people who are non-partisan with:
Be part of a team that supports democratic values and removes barriers for voters.
The ideal candidate will have some post-secondary education, or a combination of education and related work experience in a supervisory role. Each returning officer is appointed following an interview process. Their job lasts until six months after the general election.
What exactly does the returning officer do?
They oversee any provincial event (general election or by-election) in their constituency. Some of their tasks include:
What do past election workers have to say? Watch our YouTube video of past worker testimonials.
Not sure what constituency you live in? Type in your address in our Constituency Finder tool here.