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.


Poll Worker Application

  • MM slash DD slash YYYY
  • indicate name and/or number (Locate Your Polling Place)
  • (put "None" if you do not have any prior experience)