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Census 2020 News & Updates

"A federal judge ordered Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to sit for a deposition in a lawsuit challenging Ross’s addition of a question about citizenship to the U.S. census, in a new opinion filed Friday."

Requests for Proposals (RFP)
Washington State is accepting proposals from organizations interested in helping ensure a complete count of people in Washington during the 2020 census. Commerce intends to award multiple grants of up to $20,000 each to provide the services described in this Request for Proposals (RFP).
2020 Census Jobs

Census Field Manager

  • Seattle, Washington
  • Deadline for Application: November 1, 2018
  • Time Limited Appointment
  • $29/hour

Temporary Census Taker Positions

The 2020 jobs site is active! You are now able to find out more information and apply for temporary Census Taker positions.

The majority of positions are for the first large field operation, Address Canvassing, will not be offered until the summer of 2019; however, they do have some positions available this fall and winter.If you want to find out about available jobs in your area, call 1-855-JOB-2020 (1-855-562-2020) and select option 3 to be routed to the office in your area. Even if we don't have positions now, the good news is if you apply now, your application can remain in the applicant pool for the entire 2020 Census cycle. As a result, whenever there are openings in your area, for which you qualify, your application may be considered.

You may be eligible to qualify if:

  • You are at least 18 years old
  • You have a valid Social Security Number
  • You are a U.S. Citizen
  • You pass a background check
  • You have a valid email address
  • Additional requirements may apply and vary by position

 Ready to apply? Submit your application today!