Probate Court Of Jefferson County, Alabama

Poll Workers

Poll Worker Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Must be a registered voter in the State of Alabama
  • Must reside in Jefferson County
  • Must attend mandatory poll worker trainings. No exceptions
  • Cannot be a member of a candidate’s family
  • Cannot be convicted of a felony
  • Must be able to work Election Day from 6:00 a.m. until closing process has been finalized

Poll Worker Duties

  • Prepare, open, and close the polling place location
  • Distribute and receive official ballots for voters
  • Assist voters in every aspect of the voting process

Poll Worker Stipends

  • Chief Inspector – $200.00
  • Assistant Chief Inspector – $150.00
  • Clerk – $ 150.00
  • ½ day Clerk – $ 75.00

Student Poll Worker Internship Requirements

  • Must be at least 16 years of age at the time of the election
  • Must reside in Jefferson County
  • Recommendation of a principal or other school official
  • Must be enrolled in a public high school, an accredited private high school, or home instruction program and be classified as a junior or senior of the equivalent

Student Poll Worker Duties

  • Shall be determined by the county elections officials
  • Must attend training before duties can be performed
  • Shall be under the supervision of the Chief Inspector while performing their duties
  • Cannot determine qualifications of a voter in the event a voter is challenged
  • Cannot operate or perform maintenance of any voting equipment*

*Students may utilize electronic pollbooks since they are not considered voting equipment
** Student poll worker internships is an unpaid position.

The Probate Court is no longer accepting applications for the election on November 3, 2020. The selection process has begun, and if you are selected, someone from the Probate Court will reach out to you using your preferred method of contact.