Census Bureau seeks Missouri workers

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 | 6:11 p.m. CST; updated 7:21 p.m. CDT, Thursday, March 25, 2010

COLUMBIA — The U.S. Census Bureau has begun the process of hiring about 5,000 temporary workers in Missouri from now until July 2010.

Interested applicants must be U.S. citizens, 18 years or older, have a valid Social Security number and be available to work 20 to 40 hours per week. Every census taker must be able to speak English, but bilingual speakers are also needed. The application process includes a general competency test and a background check.

Potential applicants can call 866-861-2010 or go to the Census Bureau Web site.

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