Why work for Élections Montréal?


By taking part in the municipal elections, you help Montrealers choose the elected officials who will represent them. It’s a unique civic experience where you help people exercise their right to vote and keep democracy alive.

Who can work for the municipal elections?


Anyone who is age 15 or older can apply for work. At the time of hiring, successful candidates will be required to provide their social insurance number.

People who live outside the City of Montréal can also apply for and hold a position.

When applying, you will need to provide your email address.

Some conditions may prevent someone from working for the municipal elections. Contact us if you have any questions.

Which days can we work?


The duration of most jobs is one to two days of several hours per day. When applying, you will have to indicate your availabilities.

How do I apply?


The best way to apply is by submitting an online application. You will have to provide your email address when you apply. 

What jobs are available?


The job descriptions for election positions are available here

Many different skills are needed but, for all jobs, it’s important to be able to communicate with voters.

What happens after I apply?


At the beginning of the election period (November 2023), recruitment staff may contact you for an interview by video-conference or telephone. Afterwards, you will be informed if a job is available.

How will the training be provided?


Training required for all election jobs will be offered by Élections Montréal on the web. You will need to have reliable internet access and a device with sound and a microphone. 

How much does it pay?


Your pay depends on your level of responsibility and the number of hours worked. Compensation is mentioned in each job description.

How will I receive my pay?


When you apply, you will be asked to choose whether you would like a cheque mailed to you or a direct deposit into your bank account. 

If you choose to be paid by direct deposit, you will have to bring a cheque stub when you come by the office. If you fail to follow these instructions or if the information provided is not valid, a cheque will be mailed to you.