ELECTION OFFICIALS WANTED-“Temporary Positions” From EC.

EC begins recruitment of temporary electoral officials, closes on April 29.

The Electoral Commission (EC) of Ghana has embarked on a recruitment exercise to engage temporary electoral officials for the 2024 presidential and parliamentary elections. This move is part of the EC’s proactive measures to ensure a seamless and successful electoral process.

In a public notice issued on Monday, April 15, the EC announced six key positions available for interested individuals to apply. These roles include:

  • Registration Officers
  • Exhibition Officers
  • Registration Assistants
  • Exhibition Assistants
  • Presiding Officers
  • Polling Assistants

According to the Chairperson of the EC, this recruitment drive is a vital component of the commission’s preparations for the upcoming elections. The EC is seeking competent and dedicated individuals to fill these temporary positions, which are crucial to the success of the electoral process.

To be eligible for these roles, applicants must meet specific academic qualifications. For example, registration officers and presiding officers require a first degree, while registration assistance and polling assistance require an HND, teacher certificate, or diploma. Additionally, the EC emphasizes the importance of relevant competencies such as:

  • Good working experience
  • Data collection skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit their applications, including a specific role and constituency, via the EC’s website by April 29, 2024. Successful applicants will be engaged for all three major activities scheduled for 2024:

  • Voter registration
  • Exhibition of the voters’ register
  • General elections

This recruitment drive presents an excellent opportunity for individuals to contribute to the democratic process and play a vital role in shaping Ghana’s future.

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