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02/24/2019

U.S. Census 2020 Jobs | Apply On-line Today!

 

TGHA’s staff met with a partnership specialist from the U.S. Census Bureau for the 2020 Census Day coming on April 1, 2020.  The Decennial Census is the once-a-decade population and housing count of all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas as required by the US Constitution.  The results of the decennial census determine the number of seats for each state in the U.S. House of Representatives and are used to draw congressional and state legislative districts and to distribute more than $675 billion in federal funds each year.

 

The U.S. Census Bureau utilizes local volunteers to help conduct the official counts and are beginning recruitment efforts for the 2020 Census Team now.  View the flyer below for more information or visit their website to apply at 2020census.gov/jobs.

 

The positions available are listed as following: 

 

  • Address Canvassing
  • Clerks 
  • Supervisors
  • Enumerators
  • Listers 
  • Recruiting Assistants 

 

South Carolina Pay Rate $12.50 -$18.00 per hour

 

Census Bureau 2020


On March 7, 2017 HUD issued a Notice PIH 2017-5, “Income exclusion under temporary Census employment and Census access.” The notice emphasizes the importance of accurate census data to the HUD programs and discusses how Public Housing Authorities (PHAs) and other certain HUD grantees must handle a family’s temporary census income along with providing census workers access to buildings.

 

HUD regulations require temporary, sporadic, nonrecurring income not to be included in the family income calculation. The notice states, “Under this exclusion, PHAs exclude temporary income payments from the U.S. Census Bureau, defined as employment lasting no longer than 180 days per year and not culminating in permanent employment.” This provision applies to all PHAs and HUD grantees that calculate family income under 24 CFR 5.609.

 

This notice also reminds building managers to provide census workers access to properties. Specific mention of providing census workers access to properties with federally assisted tenants is also made in the notice

       

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