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Census Taker (Enumerator)

  • US Census Bureau
  • Waianae, HI 96792, USA
  • Aug 26, 2019

Job Description

Job Description

The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting for Census Takers (Enumerators) - Submit your application early - APPLY NOW!

Regular Pay: $18.00 per hour

Trainee Pay: $16.00 per hour

Duty Station: Work-from-home, remote, field work

How to apply: Apply exclusively online at


  • Use automated devices (e.g. smartphones or laptop computers) 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 data using devices and/or paper forms.
  • Update address lists and maps.
  • Validate address and map updates for quality purposes.
  • Follow procedures to conduct accurate work while maintaining acceptable production rates.
  • Maintain and submit records of hours worked, miles driven, and expenses incurred in the performance of duties.
  • Meet/talk with supervisor, as necessary, to review procedures, report issues or concerns, and receive additional instructions

Conditions of Employment

  • U.S. citizen and be 18 years or older to be hired.
  • Registered for Selective Service if applicable.
  • Suitability/Background Investigation for Federal employment.


The U.S. Census Bureau is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Company Description

The U.S. Census counts each resident of the country, where they live on April 1, every ten years ending in zero.
The Constitution mandates the enumeration to determine how to apportion the House of Representatives among the states.
We have jobs with competitive salaries, paid training, and flexible hours.
Many positions are field positions, where candidates can work-from-home and in their local community.