Home > Jobs Election Officer Application Elections Alberta is recruiting election officers to conduct the Calgary-Lougheed by-election. If you are interested in taking on the important task of working on election day, please follow the steps below for more information. You are encouraged to apply via this website; applications will be automatically forwarded to the returning officer for your electoral division. To work as an election officer, with the exception of poll clerks, you must be: a Canadian citizen, 18 years of age or older, and ordinarily resident in Alberta for the immediately preceding six months. To work as a poll clerk, you must be: a Canadian citizen, 16 years of age or older, and ordinarily resident in Alberta for the immediately preceding six months. These requirements are in accordance with the legislation regarding who can work as an election officer. Also, you cannot be ineligible for any reasons prescribed by section 46 of the Election Act (click here to view the Election Act). Election day is December 14, 2017.