Elections Inspectors


The City Clerk is also responsible for recruiting, hiring, and training Election Inspectors to work at the polls on election day.

Working as an Election Inspector

  • Inspectors work from 6:00 am until dismissed by the Chairperson or City Clerk, usually between 10:00 pm and 12:00 midnight, depending on the election.
  • The rate of pay is $10 per hour.
  • To qualify to be an Election Inspector, you must be a registered voter of Oakland County and at least 16 years old.


If you are interested in applying to be an Election Inspector, complete the Election Inspector Application and submit to the City Clerk's Office at 400 6th Street, Rochester, MI 48307.