Municipal Elections - Greeter/Demonstrator
- Posted by: City of Kingston
- Closing Date: Aug 12, 2022
- Rate of Pay Amount / Range: $20.00 (min)
- City: Kingston
- Rate of Pay: Hourly
- Positions Available: 45
- Type: Part Time
- Duration: Contract
- Avg. Hours/Week: TBD
- Education: High School
Municipal Elections - Greeter/Demonstrator - J0722-0387
We acknowledge that the City of Kingston is situated on traditional Anishinabek (Ah- nish-in-ah-bay), Haudenosaunee (Ho-den-o-show-nee) and Huron-Wendat (huron-wen·dat) territory and is the home of many Indigenous peoples. We are grateful to reside and work on this land.
Kingston is a smart, livable city in the heart of eastern Ontario. Its stable and diversified economy includes global corporations, innovative start-ups and all levels of government. Kingstonians enjoy a high quality of life with access to world-class education and research institutions, advanced healthcare facilities, affordable living and vibrant entertainment and tourism activities.
We take our core values of Trust, Respect, Integrity and Pride seriously and apply these standards to everything we do. We foster a working environment that reflects our community’s diversity and respects people’s dignity, ideas and beliefs. The City of Kingston views diversity as its strength and encourages people from all backgrounds, including but not limited to women, racialized groups, Indigenous peoples, Persons with Disabilities and persons who identify as members LGBTQ+ communities, to apply.
These positions are required to assist with the 2022 Municipal Election. Greeter/Demonstrator will be appointed for each voting place.
Greeters/Demonstrators will be required for both Advanced Voting Days and Voting Day.
Reporting to the Site Supervisor, the Greeter/Demonstrator is the first point of contact for the voting place, greeting and directing electors as they enter, and providing assistance where required.
Assist with setting up, opening and closing the voting place.
Please inform us of any accommodations we need to make to ensure a barrier-free recruitment experience. Accommodations are available in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code (OHRC)and Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) at any stage in the recruitment process. We’re happy to provide more information if you email us at HRCity@cityofkingston.ca.
Please apply to Career Opportunities at: www.cityofkingston.ca/Careers
Your resumé must demonstrate how you meet position requirements. Please upload to your profile any educational Degrees, Diplomas and/or Certificates that are relevant and required for the position. We thank all who apply, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted. Information collected will be handled in accordance with the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.
The Greeter / Demonstrator will:
- Check that electors have their Voter Information Notice and required identification.
- Ascertain whether the elector is in the correct voting place.
Regularly check the entrance to the voting place to ensure that electors can access the voting place.
Confirm whether the elector has their Voter Information Notice and proper identification and then direct them to the Deputy Returning Officers.
If required, demonstrate to an elector how to mark their ballot, being careful not to point to a specific candidate.
You will be provided with a Greeter/Demonstrator Handbook that summarizes your duties and the procedures to be followed before and during voting day.
You will be required to attend a mandatory training session in September, 2022 for a Greeter/ Demonstrator.
Perform other duties as assigned by the Election Office or Site Supervisor.
- Minimum of Grade 10 Education is preferred.
- Must have excellent customer service skills.
Skills, Abilities, Work Demands
- Arrive at the voting place 1 hour prior to the opening of the voting place.
- The City of Kingston is committed to taking all reasonable precautions to protect the health and safety of its workforce and the public and recognizes the importance of immunization to reduce the risk of infection and transmission of COVID-19. You may be required to provide confirmation that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as set out by Health Canada, (at this time, fully vaccinated means 2 doses of the COVID Vaccine).
- Disinfect high-touch areas and surfaces throughout the day.
- Ensure sanitizer is available and refilled, as needed.
- Check throughout the day to ensure that no campaign material or signage is left in and around the voting place.
- Ensure close adherence to Voter and document privacy.
- Immediately report any safety concerns to Site Supervisor.