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Make Extra Cash and Serve Your Community. Be a Poll Worker.

Buncombe County Election Services is now hiring Election Day positions for the March 3 Primary.  Election Day workers receive a flat rate of $175 - $260 depending on the responsibilities of the position.

Workers are required to attend a three-hour training, set up their precinct the Monday night before the election, and work all of Election Day which typically runs from 5:45 a.m. until as late as 8:30 p.m. Workers should be comfortable on a laptop computer and be able to read, write, and follow instructions.

Students Needed

Through the Student Assistant Program, students who will be at least 17 years old by Election Day can work as Election Day assistants too. Use the Student Election Assistant Application to apply.

To learn more, visit our website at or call Kevin Roberts at 828-250-4226.