Census Takers (Enumerators)

Company: U.S. Census Bureau

Open: 2019-10-01T00:00:00

Close: 2020-02-28T00:00:00

Status: temp

Compensation: $14.50 per hour


Data Collection Position


  • Use automated devices to conduct job activities.
  • Review assigned work to locate households for verifying addresses and/or conducting interviews,
  • Conduct interviews with residents in assigned areas by following stringent guidelines and confidentiality laws. Explain the purpose of the census interview, answer respondent’s questions, collect information following a script, and record census date using electronic devices and/or paper forms.


  • 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.
  • 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.