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U.S. Census hiring part-time positions that pay $14.50 an hour

The bureau plans to hire 500,000 census takers for the upcoming season.

BOISE, Idaho — U.S. Census Bureau hosted a 2020 census recruitment event in Boise Thursday morning. 

The temporary part-time positions will start in Spring 2020 and pay $14.50 an hour, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.

For those interested but weren't able to attend the event in Boise, they can apply online

The bureau plans to hire 500,000 census takers for the upcoming season.

"These jobs are critical to ensure a complete and accurate census and the U.S. Census Bureau is holding informational events all over the country to answer questions about jobs and the hiring process," the press release stated.

Below is the U.S. Census Bureau's Facebook post:

ICYMI: Yesterday, we launched a nationwide #2020Census recruitment campaign. The campaign kicked off at our NPC Paper Data Capture Center in Phoenix but informational events are taking place across...

The bureau is encouraging seasonal workers, students, retirees and workers in the gig economy to apply. 

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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