The Clerk manages all operations at the polling place to ensure the voting process is administered in accordance with Florida Election Law and the Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections' policies and procedures. On Election Day, the Clerk manages the team of Poll Workers and is responsible for ensuring that all Poll Workers fulfill their duties. The Clerk processes provisional voters, resolves voter challenges, completes affirmations and is responsible for the accurate completion of all ballot accounting forms. The Clerk has additional responsibilities prior to Election Day, such as, contacting their team of Poll Workers, picking up their supply bag, and inspecting the polling place. 


The Assistant Clerk supports the Clerk and shares their duties as needed. The Assistant Clerk shall step in as the Clerk if the Clerk is unable to perform his or her duties. This position is designed for two (2) elections maximum before being promoted to the Clerk position.  


An Inspector processes voters to verify voter eligibility, issues the voter their voting pass and directs voter to the Ballot Inspector to receive their ballot. As part of the opening and closing procedures of the polling place, the Inspector shall set-up and breakdown the EViD.


The Ballot Inspector reviews the voters voting pass and distributes correct ballot in a secrecy sleeve. Provides voters instructions on the proper way to mark their ballot, if needed, and directs them to the voting booth area. As part of the opening and closing procedures of the polling place, the Ballot Inspector is responsible for reconciling all ballots. 


The Tabulation Inspector is responsible for the setup and break down of the precinct scanner(s) and ADA voting unit(s). The Tabulation Inspector will activate the ballot for ADA voting unit users, will assist voters with the use of our voting equipment and, if needed, will troubleshoot the voting equipment.


Deputy maintains peace and good order on the outside of the polling place, assists in marking the no solicitation zone, ensures compliance with the no solicitation zone, and ensures that the polling room is accessible to all voters.


POLL WORKER PAY*

Clerk: $320.00

Assistant Clerk: $250.00

Inspector: $220.00

Ballot Inspector: $200.00

Tabulation Inspector: $200.00

Precinct Deputy: $190.00

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*Rate of pay includes Election Day, Training, and election night return. If you retired from an FRS employer less than one year ago, working as a Poll Worker may jeopardize your FRS pension. Contact the Florida Retirement System at 1-866-446-9377 to verify how working as a Poll Worker will affect your FRS benefits.   

Transparent Secure Democracy
Wendy Sartory Link
Palm Beach County Supervisor of Elections
MAIN OFFICE: 240 South Military Trail, West Palm Beach, FL 33415
P.O. Box 22309, West Palm Beach, FL 33416
P: (561) 656-6200 | F: (561) 656-6287
Hours for All Offices: M - F: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
NORTH COUNTY BRANCH OFFICE
Northeast County Courthouse
3188 P.G.A. Blvd.
Rm. #2401
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410

P: (561) 624-6555
F: (561) 624-6572
SOUTH COUNTY BRANCH OFFICE
Southeast PBC Administrative Complex
345 South Congress Avenue
Rm. #103
Delray Beach, FL 33445

P: (561) 276-1226
F: (561) 276-1321
WEST COUNTY BRANCH OFFICE
West County Office Building
2976 State Road #15
Second Floor
Belle Glade, FL 33430

P: (561) 992-1114
F: (561) 992-1219
SUPERVISOR OF ELECTIONS SERVICE CENTER
7835 Central Industrial Drive
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

P: (561) 840-4588
F: (561) 840-4591
Vote by Mail Requests
votebymail@pbcelections.org
General Information
info@pbcelections.org
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