TWBC Canvasser Recruitment

2017 Canvass Vacancies

Tunbridge Wells Borough Council is currently looking for enthusiastic people to assist with the Annual Canvass. Every year the Council is responsible for producing a new electoral register for publication on 1 December.

Canvassers help do this by carrying out house-to house visits from September through to November to collect elector information on household enquiry forms.  It may take several visits at different times and days to make contact with the residents. 

Canvassers are required to complete their canvassing within the specified time frame and keep regular contact with the Elections team to update them of progress made. 

Canvassers are required to have:

  • Good communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • Be professional and politically neutral
  • Committed to completing the canvass

All canvassers will receive full training. The rate of pay for under 25’s is £7.05p/h and for over 25’s it is £7.50p/h.

For more information or to register an interest in this role please email elections@tunbridgewells.gov.uk or phone 01892 554279.