Poll Worker Information
Thank you for showing interest in being a Poll Worker for the City of Brookfield.
To be a poll worker, a person must:
To get on the poll worker availability email listing, please fill out the Poll Worker Interest Form. This form does not guarantee a poll worker position. The Clerk will reach out for an interview. Upon hire, you will be required to fill out standard employment paperwork including an application (pollworker employment forms).
For a thorough overview of poll worker information from the State, you can visit the Wisconsin Election Commission (WEC) website for Poll Workers.
Per the WEC, we are able to offer online training if you are not able to make it in person. We encourage in-person attendance but understand schedules may vary. If you opt into online training, please have the training completed prior to the Friday before the election. The hours you certify will go towards your yearly training quota. Complete the Certification of Training Hours form and return it to the Clerk either via email, regular mail, or in person. The City's minimum number of hours requested for each election is one (1) hour.
City of Brookfield training:
Please keep in mind these trainings are specific to Brookfield and the processes we utilize here.
- Basic Overview - Added June 2023
- Absentee Processing - Updated June 2022
- DS200 - Updated June 2023
- Observers - April 2022
- Poll Books - September 2022
- Registration - April 2022
- Provisional Voting - Updated June 2023
- Curbside Voting - Updated June 2023
- Challenge Voters - Updated June 2023
Individual WEC approved training to choose from:
The WEC Training Manuals:
- Election Day Manual - updated Sept 2020
- Election Day Administration - updated Sept 2020
- Voting in Care Facilities - updated Feb 2022
Note: the training from the WEC is an overview. City of Brookfield situations, layouts, and staffing may be different from their training.