Carrie Phillips
Elections Manager
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P: (208) 446-1030
F: (208) 446-2184

Physical Address:
1808 N. 3rd St
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814-3407
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Office Hours
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Poll Worker Opportunities

Poll Workers
Kootenai County Elections

Position Highlights

Pay: $125 per Election Day; $25 per 2 hour training session.

Schedule: Must be able to work at least a 14 hour day (7 a.m. to 9 p.m.) on Election days in March, May, August and November.

Duties: Kootenai County conducts four Elections each year, and Poll Workers play a vital role in the Elections Process. On Election Day, you will be working with voters; helping them register to vote, checking their identification, handing out ballots and monitoring the ballot box.

You will also be responsible for accurately keeping track of who has voted and for the safe transfer of voted ballots to the Elections Office. Other duties include: Setting up and closing down polling places, ensuring each vote is private, and contacting the Elections Office with any questions prior to or on Election Day.

Poll workers attend one training session prior to an election day. Elections are held in March, May, August and November. NOTE: Attending training does not guarantee any further participation.

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Required Qualifications

  • 18+ years of age
  • Must attend required training prior to each Election
  • Provide excellent customer service
  • Not related to candidate or work for an entity or taxing district with an issue on the ballot
  • Read and write in English
  • Have reliable transportation to and from polls
  • Registered Idaho Voter
  • Able to follow detailed instructions without errors
  • Obey all election laws
  • Able to lift 20 lbs and move folding tables and chairs
  • Must be on time to training

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Main County Administration Building
Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
Main Phone Number: (208) 446-1000 Contact Us
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