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Tariff of Fees – Reference Table

(This table is intended for quick reference guide only; it does not replace the full text of the Tariff of Fees)

Election administrators
Role Short Description Rate: Effective March 1, 2021
– based on a 36-day election calendar
Returning Officer (RO) Monthly Rate Payable Outside of Election Period $432.32
Base Fee Payable During Election Period $22,642.76
Base Fee Payable After Election Period $7,025.20
Hourly Rate – Recount, Assignment, Training $54.04
Assistant Returning Officer (ARO) Base Fee Payable During Election Period $16,667.82
Base Fee Payable After Election Period $3,182.40
Hourly Rate – Recount, Assignment, Training $39.78
Additional Assistant Returning Officer (AARO) Base Fee Payable During Election Period $16,667.82
Base Fee Payable After Election Period $3,182.40
Hourly Rate – Part-time, Assignment, Training $39.78
Field Liaison Officer (FLO) Monthly Rate Payable Outside of Election Period $932.40
Base Fee Payable During Election Period $26,045.04
Base Fee Payable After Election Period $7,459.20
Hourly Rate – By-Election, Recount, Assignment, Training $62.16
Election Workers (Election Officers and Staff)
Level Short Description Rate: Effective March 1, 2021
– based on a 36-day election calendar
Level 1 Hourly Rate – Services, Training
  • Office Messenger
  • Safety Officer
  • Special Messenger
  • Support Officer
  • Witness
$15.40
Level 2 Hourly Rate – Services, Training
  • Deputy Returning Officer
  • Information Officer
  • Interpreter
  • Poll Clerk
  • Receptionist
  • Registration Officer
  • Special Ballot Officer
$17.72
Level 3 Hourly Rate – Services, Training
  • Community Relations Officer
  • Electoral Material Coordinator
  • Office Coordinator
  • Recruitment Officer
  • Service Agent
  • Special Ballot Coordinator (Hospital)
$20.38
Level 4 Hourly Rate – Services, Training
  • Assistant Automation Coordinator
  • Assistant Service Point Supervisor
  • Central Poll Supervisor
  • Clerical Assistant for Judicial Recount
  • Handler for Judicial Recount
  • Recorder for Judicial Recount
$23.44
Level 5 Hourly Rate – Services, Training
  • Automation Coordinator
  • Financial Officer
  • Poll Operations Manager
  • Recruitment Supervisor
  • Service Point Supervisor
  • Training Officer
$29.30
Standby officer Standby election officer (conditions apply) 3 hours x hourly rate of the position 
Overtime and holiday rates Election worker – Overtime pay for working more than 8 hours in one day For each hour worked: 1.5 x hourly rate 
Staff – Overtime pay for working more than 40 hours in one week in same position (applicable to roles identified in section 32 of the Tariff of Fees ) For each hour worked: 1.5 x hourly rate 
Extra pay on designated holiday For each hour worked: 1.5 x hourly rate 
Other Allowances and Expenses Payable
Allowance Short Description Rate: Effective March 1, 2021
– based on a 36-day election calendar
Travel and living Travel and living expenses. 
Applies to: election administrators and election workers (conditions apply)
See full text of the Tariff of Fees
Storing materials Storing of election materials (per month)
Applies to: Additional Assistant Returning Officer (AARO)
$40.00
Personal telephone Use of personal telephone (per day, up to a maximum of $50.00 per election period) $10.00
Personal internet Use of personal modem and Internet connection (per month)*.
Applies to: Returning Officer (RO) and Field Liaison Officer (FLO)
*in progress
$20.00