Poll Worker and Field Support Careers Resources
The Department of Elections is committed to helping poll workers and roving field support workers (Field Election Deputies) leverage their Election Day experience into future careers. On this page, you can learn how to request a poll worker or field support service verification letter, add a description of your Election Day service to a resume or cover letter, and explore free local, state, and federal employment resources.
Request an Official Election Day Service Verification Letter
Did you know that you can request proof of your Election Day service and receive an Official Election Day Service Verification Letter? You may submit your request using the form below or contact the poll worker division by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, calling (415) 554-4395, or visiting the Department of Elections’ office in City Hall, Room 48. Once we receive your request, we will respond to you within three business days.
Add Election Day Experience to your Resumé
A description of poll worker or field support service makes a great addition to any resume or cover letter!
Depending on your particular experience, you may want to use one of the resume examples below. If you will be submitting a cover letter along with your resume, you may want to explain how your experience as a Poll Worker (Clerk or Inspector) or roving field support worker (FED or DST) improved your skills likely to be important to your potential new employer.
Need more help with your resume or cover letter? Many companies and organizations provide free resume and cover letter resources and templates online. You can find these by entering terms like “free resume templates” into a search engine.
Explore Free Employment Resources
Follow these links to find out more about free local job seeker resources:
- Department of Elections’ Employment Opportunities Page - view job opportunities at the Department of Elections.
- Department of Human Resources’ Job Opportunities Page - view open positions with the City and County of San Francisco.
- Department of Human Resources’ Career Pathway Programs Page - learn about apprenticeship and volunteer opportunities with the City and County of San Francisco.
- Job Centers Page - learn about workforce development, job training, and employment opportunities for local job seekers.
- JobsNOW! Job Seekers Page - learn about employment consultancy programs for low-income San Franciscans.
- Department of Human Resources Diversity Recruitment Page - learn about upcoming career events and opportunities and view presentations about working at the City
Follow these links to find out more about free State and Federal job seeker resources:
- Employment Development Department’s Homepage - access a range of employment and training services with state and local agencies.
- Department of Rehabilitation’s Employment Services Page - learn how Californians with disabilities can find jobs.
- California Department of Human Resources’ Job Seekers Page - find out about jobs and benefits with the State of California.
- CalJobs Homepage - learn about training, apprenticeship and employment programs offered by the State of California.
- Department of Labor’s Homepage - learn about the federal government’s hiring process and service position types
- USAJobs Homepage - find out about jobs and career development programs offered by the federal government.
- U.S. Department of Labor’s Career One Stop Toolkit - explore careers, find training, or search for jobs.
Sign Up for Job Alerts from the Department
Are you interested in employment opportunities with the Department of Elections? Sign up for our Job Alerts to find out when opportunities become available. You may also visit the Department’s Employment Opportunities Page page to learn more about employment with the Department of Elections and view a list of open positions.