IT Support Staff Recruitment

Preparations are underway for the 2023 Provincial General Election, and we are now hiring IT Support Staff for electoral divisions across the province. If you are a committed, community-minded individual interested in conducting the next provincial election, we encourage you to apply now!

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IT Support Staff Role

One IT Support Staff is hired for each electoral division to assist with technology in the returning office and advance voting places. The IT Support Staff prepares and manages equipment including loading software and files on laptops. They ensure equipment is delivered and assembled at voting stations and returned after the electoral event concludes. The IT Support Staff supports the trainer in conducting training for election officers and provides troubleshooting support throughout the election period, especially during advance voting days.

This role is compensated $23/hour.

IT Support Staff Job Description
Returning Office Staff Fee Schedule


Time Commitment

Once the next Provincial General Election is called*, IT Support Staff will work full-time during the election period. IT Support Staff will also need to be available for training, to open and establish the returning office, as well as for advance voting and election day support.

*Alberta has a fixed election date. The next provincial election is anticipated to occur on May 29, 2023 (writ issued May 1, 2023). Key dates include:

  • Training: March 2023
  • Opening the returning office: April 2023
  • Election Period – Full Time Work: May 1 – 29, 2023

Available Positions

We are currently looking for IT Support Staff in the following Electoral Divisions:

Edmonton ( View Map) Calgary ( View Map) Rest of Alberta ( View Map)
  • Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview
  • Edmonton-Castle Downs
  • Edmonton-City Centre
  • Edmonton-Decore
  • Edmonton-Ellerslie
  • Edmonton-Gold Bar
  • Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood
  • Edmonton-Manning
  • Edmonton-Meadows
  • Edmonton-Mill Woods
  • Edmonton-North West
  • Edmonton-Riverview
  • Edmonton-Rutherford
  • Edmonton-South
  • Edmonton-South West
  • Edmonton-West Henday
  • Calgary-Beddington
  • Calgary-Bow
  • Calgary-Buffalo
  • Calgary-East
  • Calgary-Elbow
  • Calgary-Foothills
  • Calgary-Glenmore
  • Calgary-Hays
  • Calgary-Klein
  • Calgary-North
  • Calgary-North East
  • Calgary-North West
  • Calgary-Peigan
  • Calgary-Shaw
  • Calgary-South East
  • Calgary-Varsity
  • Calgary-West
  • Airdrie-East
  • Banff-Kananaskis
  • Bonnyville-Cold Lake-St. Paul
  • Camrose
  • Cardston-Siksika
  • Central Peace-Notley
  • Chestermere-Strathmore
  • Cypress-Medicine Hat
  • Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche
  • Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville
  • Grande Prairie-Wapiti
  • Innisfail-Sylvan Lake
  • Lacombe-Ponoka
  • Lesser Slave Lake
  • Lethbridge-East
  • Morinville-St. Albert
  • Peace River
  • Red Deer-North
  • Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre
  • Spruce Grove-Stony Plain
  • Strathcona-Sherwood Park
  • Taber-Warner
  • Vermilion-Lloydminster-Wainwright
  • West Yellowhead

How to Apply

All applicants must complete the online application and upload a copy of your resume in our system. (A cover letter is not required.)

All applications will be reviewed. Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Still Unsure?

Are you interested in the position, but still curious about what is all involved?

  • Learn more about the returning office team and the other roles in the returning office on our Positions page, or
  • Ask us a specific question through email at jobs@elections.ab.ca.