General Election 2023 – Rotorua Electorate

General Election 2023 – Rotorua Electorate

We need YOU to help deliver the 2023 General Election. Whether you want to greet voters, work in an office or count votes, there could be a role for you.

We have multiple casual roles available that require a variety of skills to help us deliver 2023’s biggest event. You could be working for a day or several weeks.

Pay rates for roles vary depending on the role but range from $26 (plus 8% holiday pay) per hour to $33.80 (plus 8% holiday pay).

You can apply to work in a Voting Place, an Electorate Headquarter or both.

Voting Place Roles

Get paid to work on the front line of the election – from greeting voters, to issuing votes and helping voters, to managing and assisting teams of voting place employees.

Electorate Headquarter Roles

Work at an electorate headquarters and be part of a team that is the backbone of the General Election providing leadership, administration support, and oversight of election and post-election activities.

What you’ll need to succeed | Ko ngā mea ka hiahiatia e koe kia angitū

We need a variety of skills and experience across both our voting places and/or electorate headquarters. If you have some of the below skills or experience, please get in touch:

  • Enthusiasm for democracy
  • Quick learner, following instructions and getting stuff done
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience working with a diverse range of people
  • Planning and organising
  • Relate well to people in your community
  • Comfortable working with technology
  • Able to use Microsoft Office (only required for some roles)

Get your application in now!  You will need an email address to register on our careers site to apply for any roles. If you have been referred by someone, please ensure you include this in your application.

All applications will enter a pool of candidates for each electorate. Successful applications will be matched with a role suited to the applicants’ skills, experience and location.

If you have a role you are interested in or have a preference for working in a specific voting place or electorate headquarters, please note this in your application. If you have any questions regarding the role, please contact

You must be legally allowed to work in New Zealand.

We will be reviewing applications as they are received.

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