Lake Country chief elections officer looking for officials to help in November civic vote

In advance of the upcoming municipal election, Lake Country looking for some help

With the municipal elections coming up this November, Lake Country officials are looking for election officials to help with the general municipal election.

District of Lake Country’s Chief Election Officer is seeking officials to work during the election and applicants must be available to work on November 5 and 12 for advance voting and Nov. 15 for general voting.

As a condition of employment and pursuant to the Local Government Act, all election staff are required to make a solemn declaration that they will faithfully and impartially fulfill their duties and that they are not personally connected with any candidate in the election.

The preferred candidates will be at least 19 years of age and legally able to work in B.C.; be proficient in Microsoft Word with an accurate typing speed of at least 30 words per minute; have excellent verbal communication skills and be physically able to sit or stand for extended periods at a time.

Previous election experience is an asset.

Application forms and the full job description are available at the Customer Service Centre at the Municipal Hall or on the district’s website at http://www.okanaganway.ca/municipal/mayor-council/elections/voting-locations-time/.

Applications may be submitted online or to the attention of the Chief Election Officer via mail, e-mail or fax at the above address until 4 p.m. on Oct. 10, 2014.