The Hamilton County Board of Elections wants to move out of downtown Cincinnati and into Norwood. (FOX19 NOW/file)
CINCINNATI (FOX19) -
Hamilton County is in “critical need” of poll workers for the Nov. 7 election.
The county board of elections is calling for both Democratic and Republican residents to serve as Precinct Election Officials.
PEO can make between $180 to $218 for working the entire commitment. Hours include:
-Class: 3.5-4 hours
-Monday night before election: 7:00-9:00 p.m.
-Tuesday Election Day: Typically 5:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Precinct Election Officials conduct assigned duties at a polling site. Duties can include issuing ballots to registered voters, explaining how to mark the ballot, monitoring the voting equipment, closing polls, and properly completing the required forms.
To be a PEO a person must:
Be a registered and active voter in Hamilton County
Be a United States Citizen
Be able to speak, read and write fluently in the English language
Have strong clerical skills
Be able to solve problems
Be an effective communicator
NOT be a candidate for any office to be voted on at the polling place at that election