Fresno County’s elections division needs 200 additional precinct workers for next Tuesday’s primary election, County Clerk Brandi Orth said Wednesday.
Precinct officers earn $150 for the day’s work, Orth said.
There are certain qualifications:
- Must be 18 years old and a registered voter; or 18 years old and a legal permanent resident; or 16 years old, a junior or senior in high school, with a grade-point average of at least 2.5.
- Workers must be able to speak, read and write in fluent English; bilingual skills are a plus.
- Officers must attend a 2.5 hour training session.
- Must be able to work from 6 a.m. to approximately 9:30 p.m. on Election Day.
There is an online application. For more information, call Orth’s office at 559-600-1620, or stop by the office at 2221 Kern St. in downtown Fresno.