The U.S. Census Bureau has started the selection process for various census positions in preparation for the 2020 Census.
According to a news release from the agency, these positions offer competitive pay, flexible hours, paid training, and weekly paychecks. Pay rates in the state are around $17 an hour and $19.50 in urban areas and workers will also have their mileage covered.
After the selection process occurs in January, paid training will occur in March and April. Actual enumeration of non-responding households throughout the nation begins in May through early July.
Visit the Census website to apply for available Census jobs.
Among the jobs that may be available: census takers; recruiting assistants; clerk, office operations; and field supervisors.
The U.S. Census website has more information, including this overview:
- Census results help determine how billions of dollars in federal funding flow into states and communities each year.
- The results determine how many seats in Congress each state gets.
- It's mandated by the U.S. Constitution in Article 1, Section 2: The U.S. has counted its population every 10 years since 1790.
To be eligible for a 2020 Census job, you must: