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Census Takers Needed for 2020 Census

Post Date:11/19/2019 3:30 PM

Census Puzzle News Item

In advance of the 2020 Census, the U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of people for temporary jobs across the country.

This is your chance to play a part in history! Temporary census positions offer the perfect opportunity to earn extra income, while at the same time, helping your community. Did you know: The results of the 2020 Census help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding are spent locally for schools, hospitals, roads, and more. So it's important that everyone is counted!

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).

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