Number of Positions: Hundreds of thousands.
Hours: Schedules are flexible and dependent on where you’re working. Many of the positions require availability to work in the evenings and on the weekends.
Timeline: Most job offers will be made in January and February 2020. Paid training occurs in March and April. Census takers will help collect responses from homes that have not yet responded to the census between May and early July.
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.