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Election Job postings Information Officer & Registration Officer

Information Officer

Job Description

Type of position Must be Canadian and at least 16 years old on polling day Must reside in ED Description Reports to Hourly Rate
Election officer & Poll worker n/a The IO provides information services within a polling place; works in close association with the CPS to ensure electors are able to cast their ballots in an effective and safe manner. The CPS $17.72

Key activities

  • Assist the CPS in the set-up, opening and closing of the polling place
  • Direct electors to appropriate polling station, if necessary
  • Greet candidates and their representatives, and directs to them to the CPS
  • Collect forms, certificates and sequence number sheets; organizes the sequence number sheets for the candidates on election day
  • Perform other duties as requested by CPS

Duties

  • Support the CPS in preparing to open the poll
  • Set up the polling place:
    • put up signage
    • verify that workers know where parking, bus stops and bathrooms are located, and other general information, in order to adequately answer electors’ questions
    • know which election officers speak which languages, so that if an elector arrives who does not speak their language, they know who can help
    • understand the flow of electors, where line-ups are likely to form, and safety precautions being implemented
  • Greet electors arriving at the polling place
  • Direct electors to their polling station or to the registration desk
  • Remind electors to have their VIC and ID available and answers their questions
  • Recognize when an elector may need extra assistance and help them as necessary
  • Remind electors of any special procedures, including the use and distribution of masks during the COVID-19 pandemic, and where hand sanitizer can be found
  • On election day, collect and organize sequence number sheets for candidates
  • Greet candidates or representatives, and direct them to the CPS or give them their sequence number sheets
  • Assist the CPS in controlling traffic and with any other activities:
    • at polling places not equipped with automatic door openers, stay by the doors at all times
    • open doors for electors who may have difficulty getting in
    • where electors may have to line up, ensure that they are doing so in a safe manner and following the guidelines posted
    • sanitize high-use surfaces, such as door handles, hand rails, service desks, etc.
  • Ensure that the poll closes at the prescribed time and that electors already inside the polling place at that time have exercised their right to vote
  • Support the CPS or DROs in closing procedures, including counting the ballots

Qualifications

Experience

Welcoming and directing large groups to ensure that circulation occurs in an orderly fashion.

Knowledge of

  • Roles and responsibilities of election officers within the central polling place
  • English and/or French based on the specific needs of the polling station where he will be assigned. If the person is not bilingual, use EC 50140

Abilities

  • Communication skills

Personal suitability

  • Remains impartial in all dealings during electoral event
  • Maintains a professional demeanour and exercise judgment and tact
  • Remains focused and committed to the electoral process
  • Remains sensitive and responsive to the needs of others
  • Completes tasks and assignments
  • Provides advance warning of significant changes in availability

Registration Officer

Job Description

Type of position Must be Canadian and at least 16 years old on polling day Must reside in ED Description Reports to Hourly Rate
Election officer & Poll worker n/a The registration officer completes or pre-fills registration certificates, correction forms, helper forms and vouching forms; he may request to see elector identification. The CPS $17.72

Key activities

  • Collect personal information from electors who wish to register or update their information.
  • Inform electors of ID requirements to vote.
  • Find electors polling station and directs them accordingly.

Duties

  • Greet electors and explain the registration process and ID requirements
  • Request personal identification and residence information
  • Consult the Poll Key to determine electors’ polling division
  • Find the appropriate polling station for electors with no VIC, and directs them to it
  • Direct, if needed, all electors to their polls if no Information officer is present
  • Complete or pre-fills registration certificates, correction forms, vouching forms, and helper forms
  • Instruct electors to take their certificate and ID to their polling station
  • Support the CPS and DROs in the closing procedures, including counting ballots

Qualifications

Experience

  • Receiving, obtaining and recording personal information from the general public

Knowledge of

  • ED where he is active
  • French and/or English based on the specific needs of the polling station where he will be assigned. If the person is not bilingual, use EC 50140
  • Registration process
  • Federal electoral process
  • Roles and responsibilities of election officers within the polling place

Abilities

  • Decision-making skills to exercise sound judgment
  • Analytical reasoning skills to understand and synthesize issues
  • Communication skills
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Organizational skills

Personal suitability

  • Remains impartial in all dealings during electoral event
  • Maintains a professional demeanour and exercise judgment and tact
  • Remains focused and committed to the electoral process
  • Remains sensitive and responsive to elector’s needs

Understands the importance of keeping information confidential

Election job postings Central Poll Supervisor & Deputy Returning Officer

Poll Worker Poster_EC10991SEN082020

Central Poll Supervisor

Job Description

Type of position Must be Canadian and at least 16 years old on polling day Must reside in ED or in an adjacent ED Description Reports to Hourly Rate
Election officer & Poll worker n/a The CPS prepares and manages a central polling place that has multiple polling stations; helps other election officers follow established procedures. The RO; works in close association with DROs, poll clerks, IOs and registration officers $23.44

Key activities

  • Help ensure proper application of CEA in the polling place.
  • Ensure quality of service and compliance
  • Oversee and support the work of election officers within a polling place.
  • Address any problems that may arise.
  • Help ensure the integrity of the vote.
  • Support ballot counting and phone in results.
  • Provide breaks to poll workers.
  • Oversee organizing the sending/transferring of election material.

Duties

  1. Site activities
    • Confirm the accessibility of the polling place before and throughout voting days
    • Before polling day, contact poll workers to confirm their availability to work at given dates and times
    • Before polling day, review all instructions and prepare the plans for the polling day(s)
    • Confirm that the polling place is set up in a safe manner, and that signage has been posted directing electors on safe practises and where to go
    • Distribute materials to poll workers as needed
    • Make sure polling stations are properly set up and open at the prescribed time
    • Confirm with the RO that scheduled staff are on site and polling stations are ready to open, and advise the RO if any replacement staff is needed
    • Relay information between the RO, ARO and poll workers
    • Admit candidates’ representatives to the polling place, give them guidelines and monitor their activities throughout the day
    • Manage the polling place and removes any partisan materials
    • Supervise information officers
    • Replace information officers who did not show up or are taking a break, by assuming all of their duties
  2. Voting activities
    • Issue transfer certificates, as needed
    • Supervise election officers and do several quality control checks throughout the day to ensure procedures are followed and forms are completed correctly
    • Provide breaks for the DRO and registration officers, ensuring that they each have an opportunity to step away from the voting room, if possible
    • Replace a DRO and registration officer who didn’t show up or is taking a break, by assuming all of their duties
    • Resolve conflicts between election officers and candidates’ representatives or electors
    • Discuss any conflicts or questions with the RO or ARO and document all incidents
    • Ensure that polling stations close at the prescribed time
    • Manage the collection and return of ballot boxes and election materials
    • Complete timesheets for staff paid and deliver them to the RO office
    • On election night:
      • supervise the ballot count
      • support the DRO and other election officers in the count
      • phone in the results for each polling station
      • verify the various forms and paperwork completed by the poll workers

Qualifications

Experience

  • Dealing with large groups – reception and orderly flow
  • Public relations
  • Supervision and conflict resolution
  • Understanding and applying complex rules and procedures
  • Performing related duties

Knowledge of

  • ED where he is active
  • English and/or French based on the specific needs of the polling station where he will be assigned. If the person is not bilingual, use EC 50140
  • Roles and responsibilities of election officers within the polling place
  • Federal electoral process
  • Federal voting rules
  • Methods, techniques and practices of public relations and conflict resolution

Abilities

  • Decision-making skills to exercise sound judgment; analytical reasoning skills to understand and synthesize issues, identify relevant information and formulate an opinion
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills to simplify complex ideas/concepts into plain language and to clearly convey information and messages to other people

Personal suitability

  • Remains impartial in all dealings during electoral event
  • Maintains a professional demeanour and exercise judgment and tact
  • Remains focused and committed to the electoral process
  • Remains sensitive and responsive to the needs of electors, candidates, their representatives and election officers
  • Is available and prepared to work long hours

Deputy Returning Officer

Job Description

Type of position Must be Canadian, at least 16 years old on polling day Must reside in ED Description Reports to Hourly Rate
Election officer & Poll worker n/a The DRO ensures that all electors are able to cast their ballot in an orderly fashion; opens and closes polling stations on polling days; and counts ballots on polling night.* The CPS; the RO uses the CPS as liaison between the polling station and the RO $17.72

Key activities

  • Oversee voting within a specific polling station.
  • Ensure candidates’ representatives follow rules and procedures.
  • Manage list of electors
  • Maintain peace and good order within a specific polling station.
  • Count ballots and complete Statement of the Vote.

Duties

  • Set up and open the polling station according to the instructions for safe set-up and service
  • Open the polling station at the prescribed time
  • Verify and accept ID, and enforce ID policy
  • Manage lists of electors by recording:
    • Electors who voted, using forms and lists of electors
    • Exceptional voting procedures and solemn declarations taken by electors
    • Important events that occur at the polling station.
  • Complete sequence number sheets
  • Issue ballots
  • Balance the number of ballots throughout the day
  • When required: complete correction forms, voting status certificates, helper forms and qualification forms
  • Count ballots on election night, with the support of a second poll worker
  • Complete and sign the Statement of the Vote with the final tally of vote counts
  • Ensure the return the ballot box to the RO office on polling night, either directly or through another election officer, such as the CPS

Qualifications

Experience

  • Dealing with large groups – reception and orderly flow
  • Public relations
  • Supervision and conflict resolution
  • Understanding and applying complex rules and procedures

Knowledge of

  • ED where he is active
  • Spoken English and French, based on the specific needs of the polling place where he will be assigned. If the person is not bilingual, use EC 50140
  • Federal electoral process and special voting rules
  • Methods, techniques and practices of public relations and conflict resolution

Abilities

  • Decision-making skills to exercise sound judgment
  • Analytical reasoning skills to understand and synthesize issues, identify relevant information and formulate an opinion
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills to simplify complex ideas/concepts into plain language and to clearly convey information

Personal suitability

  • Remains impartial in all dealings during electoral event
  • Maintains a professional demeanour and exercise judgment and tact
  • Remains focused and committed to the electoral process
  • Remains sensitive and responsive to the needs of electors, candidates, their representatives and election officers
  • Is available and prepared to work long hours

 

 

Break-in activity increasing

Be aware that  there is reported increased activity of garage break-ins around the  144 St. and 97 Ave. area.

There may be other thefts or break-in activity in Crestwood not reported. Please report any break-ins, theft of items or suspicious activity to the Police. Reports result in more patrols which may decrease the unwanted activity.

DO not leave sheds or garages open and unattended. Lock the doors.

https://crimemapping.edmontonpolice.ca/

9-1-1 Emergencies

780-421-3333 Switchboard

780-423-4567 Non Emergency Police Complaints

#377 Telus Mobility

*377 Rogers

1-800-222-8477 Crime Stoppers

NOTICE OF SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING OF THE CRESTWOOD COMMUNITY LEAGUE BUILDING SOCIETY

The Building Society is giving Notice that a Special General Meeting is being held August 3 at 7pm

via TEAM.

To  vote on a Special Resolution for Phase 3 Financing.

Please contact Laurie for a link to the meeting before July 28 if you are a Member of the Crestwood Community League in good standing and are interested in attending.

cclsecretary@cclboard.ca

 

Agenda:

7pm Call to order

Special Resolution presented

discussion

vote

adjournment

 

basketball community meeting

The President of CCL hosting a community meeting on July 26 from 6-7:30 as per community members requests, about the basketball courts late night issues for residents.

If any of you are able to join, that would be great.

Please share this invite:

https://facebook.com/events/s/basketball-meeting/611816473119053/

UPDATE – 99 Avenue Sanitary Trunk Rehabilitation Project – Worksite #3 – 148 Street and 99 Avenue

Just an update for you on the 99 Avenue Sanitary Trunk Rehabilitation Project. Construction to build a large pit (also known as a shaft) at Worksite #3, located at 148 Street and 99 Avenue, is expected to resume the week of July 19, 2021.

The typical hours of construction at Worksite #3 will be from 7:00am to 9:00pm, Monday to Saturday. If required, these hours may be extended, and construction may occur on Sundays from 9:00am to 7:00pm.

For Worksite #3, residents can expect general noise as construction equipment and trucks will be used for excavation, material delivery and soil removal. The drill rig, which was used earlier at this location, will not be part of the upcoming work. We are not expecting significant vibration from the upcoming construction; however, slight vibration may be experienced during certain activities similar to a garbage truck driving by.

EPCOR will do everything possible to manage noise associated with the construction. We will work to ensure that the construction is completed within the requirements of the City of Edmonton Noise Bylaw.

Once the tunneling between Worksite #1 (148 Street and Summit Drive) and Worksite #2 (101 Avenue and Ravine Drive) has been completed, the tunnel boring machine (TBM) will be removed from Worksite #2 and moved to Worksite #1 to begin tunneling south towards Worksite #3.

The TBM used to tunnel underground operates under a pressure system to move forward. When stopped, the machine requires force to push it forward when tunneling resumes. This could result in a situation where the TBM gets stuck and is unable to move forward. As mentioned in our previous project notices, 24/7 tunneling work will be required to reduce this risk. Advance notice will be provided before the 24/7 tunneling work at Worksite #3 begins.

Construction at Worksite #3 is anticipated to be completed by the end of 2022. Please note, timelines are estimates and may change based on weather and construction conditions.

A letter advising of the upcoming construction has been delivered to residents adjacent to Worksite #3. We would like to request your assistance with sharing this information on our behalf.

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact me. Thank you, Dawn

EPCOR Drainage Services  Tel 780.509.8080  Epcor.com

Fall/Winter Registration (opens July 13th) and SUMMER REGISTRATION Reminder

Dear Crestwood Families!

 

Please find INFO for Fall/Winter 2021/2022 and SUMMER 2021 (OPEN NOW) below!

 

FALL/WINTER

 

Registration for our Fall/Winter programs will open Tuesday July 13th at 10:00 am! Please note new times and locations for some our classes due to a seasonal closure of Callingwood Twin Arenas.   Mark your calendars as spots are incredibly limited and will be on a first come basis.

 

Prices and Class listings can be found HERE! 

 

We recommend that you check the class listings ahead of time! We have on many occasions had instant sell outs of classes.  If you click the BACK BUTTON after you have chosen a class, it may ALREADY be sold out so be prepared to cart and check your desired class out quickly.  

 

*transfers may be limited this year due to reduced class sizes and are subject to administrative fees. There will be a penalty for any “holding” of classes.  Please do not register for more than one class with the intention to drop one.  There will be administrative fees involved and and it causes a great deal of administrative pressure for us.   Please be sure to check our FAQ’s HERE including our refund policy.

 

Check out our NEW CLASS!  Kids MORNING SKATE Tuesday mornings from 10:00 – 11:00.  Perfect for pre or homeschooling participants. A fun filled learn to skate class for ages 3-6.

 

 

SUMMER

 

Ready to BEAT THE HEAT? Summer Registration is OPEN NOW for our Coronation Arena programs! Space is limited and on-line registration is first come – first served.

Skating Camps – August 16 – 27 @ Coronation Arena

5 and 10 DAY Camps Age 3+
August 16 – 20 and August 23 – 27

Learn-to-Skate Age 3/4
Basic Skating Age 5+
Intro to Figure Skating – see prerequisites
Advanced Basic Skating – see prerequisites
 
REGISTER HERE 

 

Hockey Camps – August 23 – 27 @ Coronation Arena

Hockey Skills Camp (2 hours)
ON ICE: 8:00 – 9:00

AND

OFF ICE 9:15 – 10:15 (Outdoors – Rain or Shine)

Skating Camp (1 hour)
9:15 – 10:15 Age 6-8

OR

2:15 – 3:15 Age 9-11

Stickhandling Camp (1 hour)
10:30 – 11:30 Age 6-8

OR

3:30 – 4:30 Age 9-11

YES! You can do IT ALL!  This Skating and Stickhandling programs are designed to match perfectly with each other. If your player has energy to burn and wants to work on ALLLLL THE SKILLS register for BOTH and we promise that they’ll come home tired, skilled, and smiling!

REGISTER HERE

See you on the ice!

Crestwood Skating Club

 

Basketball noise in the early morning

Hi All



Over the past few days I have heard from a number of home owners on the street of St. Paul School. It has been reported to me that the basketball courts are full from 9pm until 430 am in the morning, nearly every single day and have been since April of this year. The individuals are swearing, generally being loud and driving their cars recklessly down 145st. All residents have said they are good young adults, but they are just being young adults, doing what young adults do. These home owners have contacted the police, the City of Edmonton, St. Paul School and our Councilor, Andrew Knack with no resolution to this issue.



The police have been called numerous times, as per the advice from the City of Edmonton, but the behavior is not changing. I imagine we can all sympathize with these home owners as many of us have to sleep with our windows open to get relief from the heat and would struggle to sleep with 20 plus kids outside our window, swearing, playing basketball and driving recklessly. The home owners have all expressed zero issue with kids playing there during the day, but are at a loss as to how to stop it from happening while they are all trying to sleep.



Crestwood Community League delayed construction on our courts in order to offer an alternative to the courts located in front of homes. I am not sure if there are people playing there or not, but I encourage you to speak to your son/daughter about playing there as an alterative in the late evening and early morning hours if this is something they require. I would also ask you to have a conversation with your kids about how negatively late night basketball is affecting the day to day lives of our community members. As mentioned, the police, the City of Edmonton, St. Paul School and our Councilor, Andrew Knack cannot solve this issue. This issue must be solved by community members being respectful of those who live in front of basketball hoops.



To be VERY CLEAR – there are no issues with daytime/early evening basketball.



I have left comments open with the hopes that some constructive solutions may be offered. I am hopeful that we can see some of our valued community members are struggling and offers ways to help. I encourage you to read this post very carefully before responding as – REMINDER – this is not a daytime issue – it is a 4:30am issue. Negative, unhelpful comments will be deleted.

NOTICE TO THE COMMUNITY

Crestwood Community Notice

Crestwood Community President Message:

Crestwood Community Board was made aware that Crestwood School was considering removing the basketball nets over the summer due to incessant criminal behavior at the courts after school hours.

Crestwood Community League has no jurisdiction over schoolboard decisions. However, in order to provide an alternative location for the kids to continue playing basketball over the summer we offered to delay the removal of the basketball nets until August. (We are at the beginning of our Phase III Redevelopment).

We are just as disappointed as everyone else that this decision needed to be made and that the behavior of a few kids have ruined it for the majority.