Kane County communities have been sending out notices of late, letting residents know about jobs available with the U.S. Census Bureau.
The Census Bureau is hiring for a variety of temporary jobs, including census takers, recruiting assistants, office staff, and supervisory staff. To be eligible, you must be at least 18 years old, have a valid Social Security number, and be a U.S. citizen.
Candidates must complete an online job application. The application includes assessment questions about your education, work, and other experience.
Positions for the 2020 Census are located throughout the United States and Puerto Rico. You can explore an interactive map to find the pay rates in Illinois.
The pay rate for a census-taker in Kane County is $19.50 per hour.
Census Bureau Seeks Supervisors in Chicago Area
The Census Bureau’s Chicago Regional Office is seeking field supervisor positions in the Chicago Metro area to interview respondents. Pay ranges from $19.71 to $25.62 per hour, depending on location.
See the flyer embedded below and feel free to distribute to anyone who may be interested in applying, or to display the flyer in public places.
- 10 percent night differential for hours worked after 6 p.m.
- $.545 cents per reimbursable mile driven
A first-level supervisor is responsible for six to 15 field representatives who do data collection in a specific geography, sometimes in hard-to-count areas. The field supervisor may assist with training and recruiting staff and will monitor team progress and complete field assignments as needed to achieve standards and expectations.
The requirements include U.S. citizenship, a driver’s license, an insured working auto, access to a landline, Internet access, previous supervisory experience and the ability to operate a laptop.
Each candidate works out of his or her home and must live in Cook, DeKalb, DuPage, Grundy, Kane, Kendall, Will or McHenry county in Illinois.