Census workers needed for 2010
2009-12-08 · By Editor
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting temporary, part-time census takers for the 2010 Census. These short-term jobs offer good pay, flexible hours, paid training, and reimbursement for authorized work-related expenses, such as mileage incurred while conducting census work. Best of all, the census takers will be able to work right in their own communities.
Conducting the census is a huge undertaking. Approximately 140,000 census workers will be hired from within each local community — 1.4 million people nation-wide. This will help ensure everyone residing in the United States receives a 2010 Census questionnaire and will result in the most comprehensive U.S. address list in existence.
Census taker jobs are excellent for people who want to work part-time, those who are between jobs, or just about anyone who wants to earn extra money while performing an important service for their community.
Census takers will locate households and conduct brief personal interviews with residents. Most positions require a valid driver’s license and use of a vehicle. However, use of public transportation may be authorized in certain areas.
All census takers must be able to speak English, but people who have bilingual skills are needed in communities where a large number of residents primarily speak other languages.
Jobs range from $11.25 to $20.00 an hour depending on the job. Both supervisory and non-supervisory positions are available.
It is imperative that every person living in Long Beach is counted. Census results are used to determine representation in government, as well as how federal funds — more than $300 billion annually — are spent on things like roads, parks, housing, schools, and public safety.
For further details, please call 1-866-861-2010 or visit their website at www.2010censusjobs.gov.