Monday, December 14, 2009
Are you looking for work? It is census time again and the US Census Bureau is hiring census takers in the Rochester area. The majority of the hiring will take place in the spring of 2010 and these are temporary positions. Pay for this area starts at $13.50 an hour.You will be paid weekly via direct deposit. You will receive up to 4 days of paid training and can receive reimbursement for approved expenses, such as mileage. The job qualifications include: must be age 18 or older, males born after 12/31/1959 must be registered for the Selective Service, you are either a US citizen or you possess a bilingual skill which no qualified US citizen is available and you are a legal permanent resident or a non-citizen with the appropriate work visa, you have a valid social security number, you have a valid driver's license, you pass a background check, you pass a written test and you can commit to the 4 days of training. You can learn more about the census jobs, take a practice test and learn how to apply at the US Census Bureau website. Being a census worker is not only a great way to make some money, but it is a great way to serve your community, by helping to ensure that EVERYONE is counted.