Electoral Commission plans training for election personnel
The Electoral Commission reminds all those interested in attending a short course in one of the categories mentioned below that it is receiving online applications through its website.
On the day of the poll:
1. Polling Place Officer, 2. Chairperson; and 3. Assistant Commissioner
During the counting of ballot papers:
4. Calculator, 5. Senior Supervisor, 6. Supervisor; and 7. Counting Assistant It is expected that each course would be spread over different days and times. The courses shall be free of charge and besides standard operating procedures, communication and leadership skills will also be addressed. Those who successfully complete a course will be granted preference in selection when the actual calls for engagement are issued as an election approaches.
Interested persons must apply online through the Electoral Commission’s website: www.electoral.gov.mt from today 3 October to 31 October. For authentication purposes applicants will need to be in possession of their Identity Card and a valid email address during the application process.