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By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 22 October 2019

As part of the launch of the 2020 Census recruitment campaign, the Portland Area Census Office is hosting 2020 Census Recruitment Events at a several different venues with the goal of recruiting temporary workers for positions beginning in the spring of 2020. These jobs are critical to ensure a complete and accurate census and the U.S. Census Bureau is holding informational events to answer questions about jobs and the hiring process.

The Census Bureau needs to hire about 500,000 census takers across the country in 2020. In order to meet this goal, they are starting recruiting efforts now. Applying now to work as a census taker is a great way for holiday seasonal workers, students, retirees and workers in the gig economy to line up spring and summer employment opportunities.

The event will feature information on available jobs and the requirements and duties of each. Portland area Census Takers, temporary part-time, positions pay between $14 to $18 per hour. If hired, local employees will start work in the spring of 2020. These jobs are critical in helping to ensure people respond to the 2020 Census, shaping the future of our country. 

  • Jobs Now Job Fair at Portland State University
    October 22, 2019 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    1855 SW Broadway, Portland, OR 97201
  • Work Source Tualatin “Meet the Employer”
    October 23, 2019 9:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
    7995 SW Mohawk St, Tualatin, OR 97062
  • Work Source N/NE “Meet the Employer”
    October 23, 2019 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    30 N Webster St Ste E, Portland, OR 97217
  • Work Source Gresham “Meet the Employer”
    October 24, 2019 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    19421 SE Stark St, Portland, OR 97233
  • Mt. Hood Community College Job Fair
    October 24, 2019 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    26000 SE Stark St, Gresham, OR 97030
  • Portland Community College Cascade Campus Job Fair
    October 24, 2019 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    705 N Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97217
  • Work Source SE “Meet the Employer”
    October 25, 2019 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
    7916 SE Foster Rd, Portland, OR 97206
  • Montavilla Harvest Festival
    October 26, 2019 noon to 4 p.m.
    8028 NE Glisan St, Portland, OR 97213

For more information, please visit 2020 Census Jobs or the Census Bureau’s Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn pages. Applicants may also call 1-855-JOB-2020 or the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.

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