Career opportunities at Electoral Commission SA

Vacancies within Electoral Commission SA (ECSA) are advertised on the South Australian Public Sector’s careers website I WORK FOR SA (external link). Some vacancies are open to current ‘SA Public Sector Employees only’ while others are ‘Open to Everyone’. 

From time to time, vacancies are also advertised on recruitment websites and ECSA’s social media channels. 

It is a special condition of every position within ECSA that, in order not to compromise the strict neutrality of the Commission, no person who is active in political affairs or intends to carry on this activity may be an employee.

Note: When applying for a vacant position, all applications must be submitted online through the I WORK FOR SA website.

Future South Australian elections

The next South Australian State Election will be held in March 2022. 

The next Local Government periodic elections will be held in November 2022. 

Information about current employment terms and conditions at South Australian elections is available below. Terms and conditions are updated at least annually. 

ECSA Determination of Employment Terms and Conditions for Temporary Staff appointed under the Electoral Act 1985, Section 12 (1)(b) - Effective 1 October 2020 (PDF 234 kB))

Information about election positions listed in the Determination is available prior to the conduct of the elections.

Federal elections

Federal elections are administered by the Australian Electoral Commission. For more information about working at the federal election, please visit the Australian Electoral Commission website (external link).

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