Election Inspector Information

Election Inspector Requirements

In order to be an Election Inspector:
  • You must be a U.S. Citizen
  • You must be 18 years of age
  • You must be registered to vote in Michigan
  • You must declare a Political Party Affiliation
  • You must complete required training(s)
  • High school students over the age of 16 can work provided they are a U.S. Citizen

The city of Sterling Heights is always looking for qualified Election Inspectors. If you are interested in applying, click here to print the application and then submit to the Clerk's Office. You will receive an appointment letter prior to the election if you are selected to work.

Once the application has been filled out, it can be returned to the City Clerk's Office at 40555 Utica Road in City Hall or mailed to:

City of Sterling Heights City Clerk
P.O. Box 8009
Sterling Heights, MI 48311

Click here to view Election Inspector training videos offered by the Michigan Secretary of State.

Election Intern Requirements

  • Must be 16 or 17 years old
  • Must submit a completed work permit signed by their school
  • Must attend mandatory trainings
  • Pay is $100 for working Election Day

Hours are 10:00 am – 8:00 pm on Election Day

Work will be at a precinct located in Sterling Heights

Additional Qualifications:

  • Possess accurate data entry skills.
  • Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
  • Ability to work effectively and cooperatively with fellow election workers, other election officials and the general public.
  • Ability to use voting equipment and computer.
  • Requires lifting election supplies and voting equipment weighing up to 40 pounds.
  • Requires sitting and standing for extended periods of time.

The city of Sterling Heights is always looking for qualified Election Inspectors. If you are interested in applying, click here to print the application and then submit to the Clerk's Office. You will receive an appointment letter prior to the election if you are selected to work.

Once the application has been filled out, it can be returned to the City Clerk's Office at 40555 Utica Road in City Hall, emailed to vote@sterling-heights.net or mailed to:

City of Sterling Heights City Clerk
P.O. Box 8009
Sterling Heights, MI 48311