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Field Representative

Organization: United States Census Bureau
Date Posted: 2/11/2020
Country: United States
Primary Category: Miscellaneous
Salary: $14.95 hourly
Type of Position: Seasonal

Description & Details

Salary Range:  $14.95 - $20.71/hour


DUTY LOCATION: Applicants selected for this position will have their home as their Duty Station and will be required to travel throughout their local area on a routine basis.

WHO MAY APPLY: External – All U.S. Citizens who have a physical residence within the area of consideration listed below when applying.


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.



  • 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.
  • Physical Demands: Incumbent must have good hearing and the ability to read small print found on survey forms. Incumbent must be in good physical condition to drive, walk, stand, and climb stairs for extended periods. Incumbent is occasionally required to lift boxes of survey materials weighing up to 50 pounds.

How to Apply / Contact

HOW TO APPLY:  Interested applicants may apply by completing the following:

  • A Census Employment Inquiry (BC-170)
  • Additional Applicant Information (BC-171)
  • U.S. Census Jobs Assessment Booklet (BC-172)

Applicants should reach out to the Regional Office in order to receive an application package containing the three forms listed above. The three forms should be filled out in their entirety and mailed back to the Regional Office using the pre postmarked envelope included in the application package.

For more information on this vacancy, call Recruiting at 1-800-424-6974, Extension 53959.

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