03/19/2019 -- Lilburn, Georgia -- A Gwinnett County poll worker hands a voter a sticker after casting their ballot during the Gwinnett County MARTA referendum special election at the Mountain Park Aquatic Center and Activity Building in Lilburn, Tuesday, March 19, 2019. (ALYSSA POINTER/ALYSSA.POINTER@AJC.COM)
Photo: Alyssa Pointer
Photo: Alyssa Pointer

Wanna be a Gwinnett poll worker in 2020? Hiring events coming soon

Gwinnett County needs poll workers — especially bilingual ones — for the 2020 election cycle

It’s holding several hiring events later this month. 

Poll workers must be at least 16 years old, a U.S. citizen and a Gwinnett County resident or government employee. They must and able to read, write and speak English and have access to a computer for online training.

Poll workers can earn between $75 and $300 a day.

Hiring events are scheduled for: 

  • 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 18 at the Five Forks Branch Library, 2780 Five Forks-Trickum Road in Lawrenceville
  • 9 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 20 at the Collins Hill Branch Library, 455 Camp Perrin Road in Lawrenceville.
  • 4 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 25 at OneStop Norcross, 5030 Georgia Belle Court in Norcross.
  • 9 a.m. to noon on Thursday, July 27, also at OneStop Norcross.

Elections workers staff all 156 Gwinnett County polling locations and eight advance voting locations. Gwinnett is the only state in Georgia that’s federally mandated to have a bilingual, Spanish-speaking worker at each location.

County staff will be on hand at hiring events to accpet applications in person, but those interested are also encouraged to apply online beforehand at gwinnettcountyjobs.com.

Candidates must bring documents to verify their identity and legal authorization to work in the United States. A list of accepted documents is available at uscis.gov/i-9-central.

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