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April 17, 2014 3:37 PM
No, you do not need to be a registered voter to work as a technician. However, we encourage you to register to vote if you are eiligible.
No, you do not need to be a RI resident to work as a technician. However, you must be either a U.S. Citizen, US Legal Permanant Resident, or otherwise have authorization from the U.S. Citizen and Immigration Services to work in the United States.
No, you will not be reimbursed for mileage. This expense is covered by the technician salary for the day.
No, you will not be reimbursed for meals. This expense is covered by the technician salary for the day.
No, you will not be reimbursed for use of your cellular phone. This expense is covered by the technician salary for the day.
The polls in RI close at 8 p.m., at which time the pollworkers begin tabulating the results and processing paperwork. Barring unusual circumstance, the technician's shift should be finished by 9 p.m.. However, the Board of Election may require the technician remain later due to an emergency or unusual circumstance, though this is rare.
No, if hired the technician must work the entire day, from 6 a.m. until 9 p.m.
Our goal is to assign 5-7 locations to each technician, all within the same city or town or general vicinity of each other.
You will receive your spare equipment and supplies at the training class.
Training is usually held on the Saturday morning before the election. However, we may offer an additional training date during a weeknight if possible. Training will be approximately 4 hours for new technicians and 2 hours for experienced technicians.
You should receive your pay within 30 days after the election.
You will be paid by check. Your wages will be reported to the IRS on a form W-2.