In order not to compromise the strict neutrality of Electoral Commission SA, no person who is active in political affairs and intends to carry on this activity may be an employee.

Election employment information

The next opportunity for temporary election work is likely to be the federal election. Federal elections are administered by the Australian Electoral Commission. 

For more information about working at the federal election, and to register your interest online now, please visit the Australian Electoral Commission website (external link).

The next South Australian State Election is planned for March 2022. 

Information about the range of election staff position and employment conditions used at the 2018 State Election is available below. Please note these positions and conditions will change in preparation for future electoral events.

Determination of Employment Terms and Conditions – 2018 State Election (PDF 111 kB)
Duty Statements – 2018 State Election (PDF 532 kB)

Vacancies within Electoral Commission SA

Vacancies within Electoral Commission SA are advertised on the I Work For SA website. Some vacancies are only open to current SA Government employees, while others are open to anyone to apply. They are labelled 'SA Public Sector Employees Only' or 'Open to Everyone' respectively.

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