Census Bureau Hiring for 2020 Census

(Posted at the request of Mayor Mark Bentley)

The U.S. Census Bureau is ramping up for the 2020 Census and is recruiting for temporary jobs available in Tennessee. The Census Bureau is recruiting thousands of additional employees in Tennessee. By visiting https://2020census.gov/jobs , applicants can apply for a range of positions, including recruiting assistants, office operations supervisors, clerks, and census field supervisors. The positions will be located in Tennessee and have flexible work hours, including daytime, evenings and weekends.  Available jobs:

  • Recruiting Assistants travel throughout geographic areas to visit with community-based organizations, attend promotional events and conduct other recruiting activities. This position is a Work at Home position.
  • Office Operations Supervisors 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 perform various administrative and clerical tasks to support various functional areas, including payroll, personnel, recruiting, field operations and support.
  • Census Field Supervisors 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. This position is a Work at Home position.
  • Census Takers 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. This position is a Work at Home position.

For more information about any of these employment opportunities interested applicants can call 1-855-JOB-2020. Applicants may also contact the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.