2020 Census

Help Us  Make Sure Everybody Gets Counted 

The U.S. Census Bureau of hiring local residents to help conduct the 2020 Census.

To facilitate the on-line application process, the City of Rochester's Office of Community Wealth Building will hold open office hours during the months April, May and June to make computers and internet connections available and provide technical support to job applicants.

Beginning April 4, the OCWB will hold “Workforce Wednesdays” office hours from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Business and Community Services Center, 56 N. Fitzhugh St. to assist applicants.

Additionally, the OCWB will open its classroom space at 30 N. Fitzhugh St on three dates to provide service to several applicants at a time. These times and dates are: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday, April 16; 10 to 2 p.m. Thursday, May 23 (May 23 cancelled; rescheduled for June 25); and 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 18. 

The available jobs include recruiting assistants, office operations supervisors, clerks, census field supervisors and census takers. The jobs offer flexible work hours, including daytime, evenings and weekends.

Available jobs are:

Recruiting assistants ($18.50 per hour) travel throughout geographic areas to visit with community-based organizations, attend promotional events and conduct other recruiting activities.

Office operations supervisors ($17.50 per hour) assist in the management of office functions and day-to-day activities in one or more functional areas, including payroll, personnel, recruiting, field operations and support.

Clerks ($13.50 per hour) perform various administrative and clerical tasks to support various functional areas, including payroll, personnel, recruiting, field operations and support.

Census field supervisors ($18.50 per hour) conduct fieldwork to support and conduct on-the-job training for census takers, and/or to follow-up in situations where census takers have confronted issues such as not gaining entry to restricted areas.

Census takers ($17.00 per hour) work in the field. Some field positions require employees to work during the day to see addresses on buildings. Other field positions require interviewing the public, so employees must be available to work when people are usually at home such as in the evening and on weekends.

To apply online or find more information, visit census.gov/jobs or call 1-855-JOB-2020.


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