Census Workers Needed on a Local Level


ZANESVILLE, Ohio – The 2020 Census is just around the corner and as
the US Census Bureau prepares to collect national data, various
positions are open for area residents in Muskingum County.
Qualifications required to secure a position with the US Census
Bureau include being 18 years of age, being a licensed driver and
having a motor vehicle. Amber Kohler, with The US Census Bureau, says
positions are open for Enumerators and a Field Supervisor.

“We are currently
hiring for multiple positions. One is called an Enumerator—those
are the people who go door-to-door to help with our non-response
followup to make sure everyone in southeast Ohio and Muskingum County
is counted. That job starts at $15.50 an hour; it is flex time. So,
you can work 9 AM to 9 PM Sunday to Saturday around your own
schedule—so, you can choose to work 40 hours a week or you can work
10 hours a week. We are also hiring for a Field Supervisor.”

There will be a
multi-day event at Ohio Means Jobs Muskingum County this week,
beginning on Wednesday; where Susan Graham will be providing
assistance for those filling out online applications for the
temporary Census positions.

“Susan will
actually be running an event this week Wednesday through Monday;
where she will be helping people with that online application
process. All they have to do is come down, introduce themselves to
Susan and she will be happy to guide everyone and anyone through the

The US Census is
conducted every 10 years. Data gathered is used to determine local
funding for the next decade.

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