Be A Census Taker!
2020 Census jobs provide:
How do I Apply for a 2020 Census Job?
Applying is easy. Click on Apply Now at 2020census.gov/jobs
As part of the application process, you will be asked to respond to questions that relate to your educational, work and other experience.
If you need help, just call 1-855-562-2020 or use the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339 for TTY/ASCII.
What will the work be like?
What can I expect my work schedule to be like?
If hired, your work schedule will depend on your position. Generally, hours for field positions are flexible. Some field positions require you to work during the day. Other positions require evening and weekend work interviewing the public.
Supervisory positions require employees to be available for certain day, evening, and/or weekend shifts.
Where will I work?
The Census Bureau is committed to hiring census takers to work in their own communities.
How often will I be paid?
Employees are paid weekly and can expect to receive their first paycheck approximately ten to fourteen days after their first day of work.
Will I be reimbursed for work-related expenses?
Field employees will be reimbursed for authorized work expenses, like mileage, incurred while conducting Census work.
Will I be paid during training?
You will be paid during training at a slightly lower rate than your regular hourly rate.
You are at least 18 years old.
You have a valid Social Security number.
You are a U.S Citizen
You have a valid email address.
You are registered with the Selective Service System, or have a qualifying exemption, if you are a male and were born after Dec. 31, 1959.
If offered a job:
You must pass a criminal background check and review of criminal records (including fingerprinting).
You must be available to work flexible hours, including days, evenings and 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 (to complete training).
Become a Census Taker and Get Paid to Help Your Community
Learn how you can help collect important data that will determine your state’s representation in Congress, as well as how funds are spent in your community on things like roads, schools and hospitals.
For more information to apply online, visit 2020census.gov/jobs or call 1-855-JOB-2020.