Poll Workers

Requirements Positions Apply

Our poll workers are trained individuals who are active voters, serving their community with pride. They interact well with the public and work well in stressful situations. If you would like to join our team, please read through this section carefully and familiarize yourself with the following poll worker requirements:


  • Hillsborough County poll workers must complete all required onboarding including but not limited to background screening. Additionally, effective January 1, 2021, all new poll workers are required to complete employment eligibility verification (Form I-9 and E-Verification) in accordance with F.S. 448.095.
  • Hillsborough County poll workers are required to sign up for direct deposit.
  • Be a registered voter in Hillsborough County.
  • Read, write and speak the English language.
  • Be able to work a 14-hour day, with patience and courtesy to others.
  • Be able to lift 15 to 30 pounds.
  • Have an email address and access to a computer and the internet.
  • Have reliable transportation.
  • Successfully complete all training and assessments prior to each election.
  • Remain nonpartisan while at the polls.
  • Refrain from any comments or discussion concerning a voter, a voter’s party preference, a candidate, or issue, while working at the polls.
  • Abide by a no smoking policy.
  • Treat everyone with dignity and respect at all times.


Poll workers are required by law to complete training prior to each election.

If you have any questions, please email


Office Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Main Phone: (813) 744-5900 Toll Free: (888) 297-4362 Email:

Fred B. Karl County Center

601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 16th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602
Tel: (813) 272-5850
Fax: (813) 272-7043

Robert L. Gilder Elections Service Center

2514 North Falkenburg Rd.
Tampa, FL 33619
Tel: (813) 744-5900
Fax: (813) 744-5843

Northwest Regional Office

4575 Gunn Hwy.
Tampa, FL 33624

Southeast Regional Office

10020 South U.S. Hwy. 301
Riverview, FL 33578

Please note: Florida has a very broad public records law. Voter registration applications and other written communications to or from the Supervisor of Elections are public records and are available to the public and media upon request unless the information is subject to a specific statutory exemption. Email addresses are also public records. If you do not want your email address released in response to a public records request, please do not email us. Instead, contact us by mail or phone, or visit us in person. To request public records, visit this page.. For questions about public records, email or call (813) 744-5900.