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U.S. Census Bureau to Hire in the Boroughs


This fall the U.S. Census Bureau will hire over 500 temporary Field Representatives to conduct the New York City Housing and Vacancy Survey (NYC-HVS). This survey is conducted every three years to comply with the City's rent regulation laws. The Census Bureau has conducted the survey for the City since 1965.

Applicants who wish to take the Census test for the NYC-HVS must reside within Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, Manhattan or the Bronx.

The pay rate for Field Representatives in these areas is $16.92 per hour.

Employment will last about four to six months. Training is paid and employees are reimbursed for travel expenses.

All interested applicants must be:

  • Over the age of 18
  • Pass a background check
  • Be a U.S. Citizen
  • Pass a written test and two interviews
  • All applicants outside of Manhattan are required to have a valid driver's license and regular access to an insured vehicle.

To learn more about job requirements and qualifications call toll free at 1.800.991.2520 (select option 2 for recruiting) or send an e-mail with your complete address and phone number to:

The U.S. Census Bureau is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer.

For information on education and employment, please visit Job Search Central at 188 Madison Avenue and 34th Street.


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I printed this information for patrons and one of them brought to my attention that the contact number is incomplete. Could you update the blog post with the complete number, thanks or email me at the above email. toll free at 1-800-2520 (select option 2 for recruiting)

1-800-991-2520 http://www.cen


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I have no problem getting through to your phone number, even though it's only a recorded message. However your e-mail address is not correct. Every time I enter my computer says that is not correct.

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