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Posted on: October 11, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Census Bureau seeking workers for temporary jobs

The U.S. Census Bureau is currently seeking hundreds of employees throughout Bristol and surrounding areas to fill temporary jobs as census workers.

The starting salary in Bristol, Tennessee and Bristol, Virginia is $13.50 per hour, plus 58 cents for each mile traveled. Similar jobs are available throughout Sullivan and surrounding counties. Applications are being accepted now, and some of those hired will begin work immediately. Additional positions will be added until the census is complete.

To be eligible for these positions, individuals must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid Social Security number, be a U.S. citizen, and have a valid email address. Male applicants born after Dec. 31, 1959, must be registered for the Selective Service or have a qualifying exemption. Most jobs also require a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

The Census Bureau is the nation’s leading provider of quality data about people and the economy. As mandated by the U.S. Constitution, the Bureau counts every resident in the nation every ten years and uses the resulting information to distribute federal funds, determine how many seats each state gets in the U.S. House of Representatives, and make other important decisions that impact communities nationwide.

To apply or receive additional information, please go to or call 1-855-JOB-2020.

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