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Accepting Applications - Senior Election Official

Posted: December 4, 2017

 Applications are being accepted for the position of Senior Election Official (S.E.O.) for the Rural Municipality of Gimli.  The S.E.O. is responsible for the overall municipal election process and must be able to interpret and understand all aspects of legislation pertaining to the municipal election process and provide consistent advice to his/her election officials and to the general public.

Duties will include:

  • appointing an assistant S.E.O. and other election officials as required
  • providing effective leadership to this team
  • assisting with preparation of required budget
  • establishing and maintaining the voters list
  • giving public notice of nominations
  • establishing and equipping the voting stations
  • giving public notice of elections
  • printing the ballots
  • overseeing all aspects of the election on election day and
  • all other duties as established in The Municipal Councils and School Boards Election Act.


In the years when a general election is not required the S.E.O. will be responsible to conduct a by-election if required.


Hourly remuneration and mileage expense to be negotiated.  Reimbursement will be provided for office supplies and phone calls and meals allowance for election day(s) and training sessions.


The successful applicant must have computer experience, strong communication and interpersonal skills.  Management and previous election experience would be a definite asset.  Applicant must be willing to attend election training sessions.


Written applications are to be submitted, complete with resume in a sealed envelope marked "SEO Application”, and must be received at the office of the Rural Municipality of Gimli by December 22, 2017 to:


Joann King, CAO

Rural Municipality of Gimli

62 2nd Ave, Box 1246

Gimli, MB. R0C 1B0