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34344 No Experience O' Level Polling Assistant Jobs - Electoral Commission


Job Title:      Polling Assistant (34,344 No Experience O’ Level Jobs)

Organization: Electoral Commission

Duty Station: All Polling Stations countrywide, Uganda

Reports to: Presiding Officer

Allowance: Shs. 40,000/= per day of presiding.


About US:

The Electoral Commission of Uganda, also Uganda Electoral Commission, is a constitutionally established organ of the Government of Uganda, whose mandate is to "organise and conduct regular, free and fair elections" in the country, in an efficient, professional and impartial manner. It was established under Article 60 of the Constitution of the Republic of Uganda.


Job Summary:  The Polling Assistants will assist in conducting the four (4) major categories of elections, on polling day.


Key Duties and Responsibilities:  

·        Reports to the Presiding Officer;

·        Verification of Voters using the Bio-metric voter verification kit and or hard copy of the voters register;

·        Issuance of ballot papers to the voters;

·        Marking/dipping the finger of a voter after casting the ballot;

·        Assisting the Presiding Officer to fill election forms at the start and closure of polling;

·        Assisting the Presiding Officer in management of the polling station;

·        Any other duties as assigned;


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·        Possession of Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) or its equivalent.

·        Should have high moral character and proven integrity.

·        Preferably a resident of the area where the polling station is located for at least one (1) year.

·        Must be a registered voter.

·        Experience in elections related work is an added advantage.

·        Age limit: 18 years and above


How to Apply:

Applicants should fill in a job application form, Download Here showing their day time  telephone  number(s), addresses which should be  completed and sent to the  respective District Registrar where the applicant may wish to work, in any case.


Envelopes should be clearly marked at the top with the   words ‘Application for the post of Polling Assistant .’



·        Applicants must possess a telephone number registered on mobile money in their own names as they appear on their National Identity Cards (IDs) to facilitate payment by e-cash.

·        Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

·        Any form of lobbying will lead to automatic disqualification

·        Electoral Commission is an equal opportunity employer, therefore, females and persons with disability are particularly encouraged to apply.


Deadline: Friday, 4th December, 2020.


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