Census Taker, (PT, FT Temp.), U.S. Census Bureau, MA

Job Title: Census Taker
PT, FT (temp.) Flexible hours/ Work-From-Home
Company: U.S. Census Bureau
Application Deadline: 8/23/19  or until filled
Pay Rate: $18.00 per hour (Worcester county area)

Earn extra income while helping your community. The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people across the country to assist with the 2020 Census count. Visit our website: census.gov

Census Taker Duties: The census taker interviews respondents to collect survey or census data as required 2020 Decennial Census, and is responsible for:

  • Receives detailed training on each field operation to which assigned. Learns the nature, scope and objectives of the operation and specific procedures to be followed
  • Receives assignments which involve locating households and conducting interviews with respondents, explaining the purpose of the census, asking questions as worded on census device, and recording data on a census device
  • Meets with supervisor at specified times for reviewing and turning in work and receiving procedures and clarification of instructions
  • Maintains records of hours worked, units produced, miles driven, quality control results, and expenses incurred in the performance of duties
  • Responsible for the accurate and expeditious completion of each assignment
  • May be required to participate in recruiting and testing activities, such as distributing flyers or scheduling and administering the testing of job applicants for various positions within designated area

To be eligible for a 2020 Census job, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Have a valid Social Security number
  • Be a U.S. citizen
  • Have a valid email address
  • Complete an application and answer assessment questions. (Some assessment questions are available in Spanish. However, an English proficiency test may also be required.)
  • Be registered with the Selective Service System or have a qualifying exemption, if you are a male born after Dec. 31, 1959
  • Pass a Census-performed criminal background check and a review of criminal records, including fingerprinting
  • Commit to completing training
  • Be available to work flexible hours, which can include days, evenings, and/or weekends

Most jobs require employees to:

  • Have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license, unless public transportation is readily available
  • Have access to a computer with internet and an email account (to complete training)

For consideration, please submit your application at https://2020census.gov/jobs