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Image of a stylized maple leaf with the year 2016. Additional text reads: Apply now! Census-Recensement.Looking to make a lasting contribution to Canada, its communities and its people?

Canada’s next census will take place in May 2016 and Statistics Canada is hiring approximately 35,000 employees across the country to work on the collection phase of the 2016 Census.

Staff are required for a variety of supervisory and non-supervisory positions between March and the end of July 2016. These non-office jobs will involve working in neighbourhoods and communities across all urban, rural and remote areas of the country.

Approximately 5,000 Crew Leaders and assistants will be hired to train, lead and supervise a team of Enumerators, while an estimated 30,000 Enumerators will be hired to distribute census questionnaires, conduct in-person interviews and follow-up with respondents in person and by phone.

The rates of pay range from $16.31 to $19.91 an hour, plus authorized expenses. Screening of applications will begin in mid-February.

Applicants must be:

  • 18 years of age or older prior to start of duties
  • a Canadian citizen or otherwise eligible to work in Canada
  • able to commit to at least 20 hours per week, including days, evenings, weekends and holidays, as required.

If you’re interested in working directly in the community, meeting new people or earning supplementary income, then this kind of work is right for you! Apply online at www.census.gc.ca/jobs.

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