Election Inspectors

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The City of Royal Oak is seeking election inspectors to work the August 7 and November 6, 2018 elections. To apply to become an election inspector, review the qualifications and requirements below, and submit your completed Election Inspector Application (PDF) to:

Melanie Halas
City Clerk
211 Williams Street
Royal Oak, MI 48067
Email

General Qualifications



  • Must be a qualified and registered elector of the State of Michigan.
  • Must be 18 years of age; a person who is 16 or 17 years of age may be appointed with special conditions.
  • Must be able to work be able to work from 6 a.m. to approximately 9:30 p.m. on Election Day.
  • Must have transportation to and from polling location. Shall have a good clerical ability to perform duties.
  • Computer experience. 

Requirements & Duties



  • Must fill out an Election Inspector Application (PDF). 
  • Open and close the polling place location.
  • Set up voting booths, tables, precinct supplies and Aut0MARK terminal.
  • Able to use a laptop computer to record voter history.
  • Issue voters their ballot.
  • Assist voters in any phase of the voting process.
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Chairperson.
  • Pay of job is $150 for the day and an additional $10 for attendance at training class.

Election Inspector Application