Complete an application and answer assessment questions. (Some assessment questions are available in Spanish. However, an English proficiency test may also be required.)
Be registered with the Selective Service System or have a qualifying exemption, if you are a male born after Dec. 31, 1959.
Pass a Census-performed criminal background check and a review of criminal records, including fingerprinting.
Commit to completing training.
Be available to work flexible hours, which can include days, evenings, and/or weekends.
Most jobs require employees to:
Have access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license, unless public transportation is readily available.
Have access to a computer with internet and an email account (to complete training).
If you are employed elsewhere, your current job must be compatible with Census Bureau employment and not create conflicts of interest. These will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis. Also, you must not engage in any partisan political activity while on duty.