Recruitment for Electoral & Registration Services

West Somerset Council has a long-standing history of employing members of the general public to help during election time.  And in keeping with that tradition we are always looking to encourage new members to come along, join in; and enjoy the opportunity to help understand how our democracy works, be part of that, within your own local community and earn a bit of pocket money.

Typical roles during an election are: (the hours and rates of pay vary depending on the level of election)

Job Title Location Dates Times
Presiding Officer within West Somerset area   7.00 am - 10.00 pm
Poll Clerk within West Somerset area   7.00 am - 10.00 pm
Counting Assistant

Danesfield School, Williton

and West Somerset House, Williton

Registration Canvasser within West Somerset area Sept - Dec each year  

If you are interested in applying for any of the above positions then please contact the Electoral Services Officer.

Contact the Taunton Deane and West Somerset Shared Electoral Services Office

West Somerset House
Killick Way

Telephone: 01643 703704