Field Representative

  • U.S. Census Bureau
  • United States
  • Jun 07, 2019
Part time Public Sector

Job Description


Summary: Census Bureau Regional Offices conduct continuous surveys—other than the once-a-decade population count—to supply the nation with important statistics on people, places and our economy.   Our Regional Offices are responsible for hiring and supervising these field workers.  The local field workers know their communities best, and are the instrumental in conducting surveys with residents on a variety of topics. Field interviewers work out of their home and are reimbursed for mileage. Make an impact for your community and join our team today!

Duties: Interviews respondents to collect survey or census data as required for current, on-going surveys, one-time surveys, and special censuses. The incumbent is responsible for communicating with respondents, supervisors, and other persons as appropriate. Reads survey materials and conducts door-to-door surveys. Explains the purpose of the survey, asks questions as worded on the questionnaire or survey instrument, and enters accurate and complete information into a laptop computer or onto survey forms. The incumbent may occasionally be required to lift boxes of survey materials or laptops weighing up to 30 pounds. Maintains personal payroll records that reflect hours worked, miles driven, and reimbursements for travel and communications claimed.

Qualifications: Six months of general experience or one year above high school. General experience is progressively responsible clerical, office, or other work that indicates ability to acquire the particular knowledge and skills needed to perform the duties of a Field Representative.

Conditions of Employment: Must be willing to work days, evenings, and weekends. Must have use of an automobile, valid driver’s license. Must be willing to travel overnight for work assignments, training, etc. Part time, 20-30 hours/week.