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The US Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census (BOC) Philadelphia Regional office is seeking to fill Field Representative positions located in the Richmond, VA metropolitan area including Richmond City, Colonial Heights, Hopewell, Petersburg and the counties of Amelia, Caroline, Charles City, Chesterfield, Cumberland, Dinwiddie, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King and Queen, King William, Louisa, New Kent, Powhatan, Prince George, and Sussex.  Re-location support is not authorized.  The minimum salary is $12.53/hr. and 53 ½ cents for each mile driven for official business.

Ideal candidates will be responsible for communicating with respondents, supervisors, and other persons as appropriate; read survey materials and conducts door-to-door surveys; explain 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.  Occasionally you may be required to lift boxes of survey material or laptops weighing up to 30 pounds.  You will also have to maintain personal payroll records that reflect hours worked, miles driven, and reimbursements for travel and communications claimed.  

The U.S. Census Bureau became a permanent statistical agency in 1902 and has built a reputation as an innovator in survey methodology and information technology.  Our Mission is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation’s people and economy.  Our vision is to be the leading source of high quality, timely, relevant, and cost-effective statistical information supporting the nation’s decision-makers.  

To Apply
Call the BOC Philadelphia Regional Office Recruiting Staff for more information and to be scheduled for a testing session near you:  800-563-6499 or 866-564-5420.  

Selections will be made without discrimination for non-merit reasons such as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicapping condition, marital status, sexual orientation, or political affiliation.  

This agency provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, please notify the Agency at 866.564.5420. 

The decision of granting reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis. 

The U.S. Department of Commerce is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer 
All qualified applicants will be considered regardless of age, race, color, sex, creed, national origin, lawful political affiliation, disability, marital status, affiliation with an employee organization, sexual orientation, or other non-merit factor.

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