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Elections support

Cotswold District Council are looking for expressions of interest from people who would like to work at the elections. Expressing an interest does not guarantee a position. We hold details on file and will be in touch if there is a vacancy which fits your circumstances.


  • Presiding Officer
  • Polling Clerk
  • Postal Vote Issuer and Postal Vote Receipt
  • Verification and Count Assistant

Rate of pay

  • Presiding Officer - £250.00 plus mileage and fees for training
  • Polling Clerk - £180.00 plus mileage and fees for training
  • Postal Vote, Verification and Count roles are paid at £12.50 per hour

The above fees are under review and final figures will be provided in final appointment letters. All payments are taxable, but no National Insurance is deducted.   


  • Must be at least 18 years of age to be able to help with polling station duties and the count
  • Must be at least 16 years of age to be able to help with postal vote issue and receipt
  • Must be able to provide proof of ID and right to work in the UK


If you are interested in any of the roles please complete the application form below and return it to [email protected] along with a copy of your passport or birth certificate and a copy of a document containing your National Insurance Number.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at the email address above.