Trainer Recruitment

Preparations are underway for the 2023 Provincial General Election, and we are now hiring Trainers for electoral divisions across the province. If you are a committed, community-minded individual interested in conducting the next provincial election, we encourage you to apply now!

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Trainer Role

Trainers are hired in each electoral division to provide classroom training to all election officers. Trainers conduct in-person scenario-based training sessions to prepare election staff for their roles. The training provided includes the technology-based processes for advance voting, paper-based processes used on Election Day, and problem-solving techniques. Trainers plan and organize the training schedules for election officers and conduct training sessions in various locations throughout the electoral division. The Trainer uses the provided training materials supplied by Elections Alberta to assist in the delivery of training. Trainers also assist in the recruitment of election officers.

This role is compensated $23/hour.

Trainer Job Description
Returning Office Staff Fee Schedule


Time Commitment

Once the next Provincial General Election is called*, Trainers will work full-time during the election period. Trainers will also need to be available for training, to open and establish the returning office, as well as for advance voting and election day support.

*Alberta has a fixed election date. The next provincial election is anticipated to occur on May 29, 2023 (writ issued May 1, 2023). Key dates include:

  • Training: March 2023
  • Opening the returning office: April 2023
  • Election Period – Full Time Work: May 1 – 29, 2023

Available Positions

We are currently looking for Trainers in the following Electoral Divisions:

Edmonton ( View Map) Calgary ( View Map) Rest of Alberta ( View Map)
  • Edmonton-Beverly-Clareview
  • Edmonton-Castle Downs
  • Edmonton-Ellerslie
  • Edmonton-Gold Bar
  • Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood
  • Edmonton-Manning
  • Edmonton-Meadows
  • Edmonton-Mill Woods
  • Edmonton-North West
  • Edmonton-Rutherford
  • Edmonton-South
  • Edmonton-South West
  • Calgary-Acadia
  • Calgary-Beddington
  • Calgary-Bow
  • Calgary-Buffalo
  • Calgary-Cross
  • Calgary-Elbow
  • Calgary-Foothills
  • Calgary-Glenmore
  • Calgary-Lougheed
  • Calgary-Bhullar-McCall
  • Calgary-Mountain View
  • Calgary-North
  • Calgary-North East
  • Calgary-North West
  • Calgary-Peigan
  • Calgary-Varsity
  • Calgary-West
  • Airdrie-East
  • Athabasca-Barrhead-Westlock
  • Bonnyville-Cold Lake-St. Paul
  • Cardston-Siksika
  • Central Peace-Notley
  • Cypress-Medicine Hat
  • Fort McMurray-Lac La Biche
  • Fort McMurray-Wood Buffalo
  • Fort Saskatchewan-Vegreville
  • Grande Prairie-Wapiti
  • Innisfail-Sylvan Lake
  • Lacombe-Ponoka
  • Lesser Slave Lake
  • Lethbridge-East
  • Olds-Didsbury-Three Hills
  • Peace River
  • Rimbey-Rocky Mountain House-Sundre
  • Sherwood Park
  • Spruce Grove-Stony Plain
  • Taber-Warner
  • Vermilion-Lloydminster-Wainwright
  • West Yellowhead

How to Apply

All applicants must complete the online application and upload a copy of your resume in our system. (A cover letter is not required.)

All applications will be reviewed. Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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Still Unsure?

Are you interested in the position, but still curious about what is all involved?

  • Learn more about the returning office team and the other roles in the returning office on our Positions page, or
  • Ask us a specific question through email at jobs@elections.ab.ca.