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Census Bureau recruiting in Spokane County for the 2020 census

FILE - This March 23, 2018, file photo shows aAn envelope containing a 2018 census letter mailed to a U.S. resident as part of the nation's only test run of the 2020 Census. (Associated Press)
From staff reports

The 2020 census is actively recruiting job candidates in Spokane County.

More than 100 temporary workers will be hired to work on the census in Eastern Washington. The jobs will begin this summer, said Donald Bendz, a Census Bureau spokesman.

The Census Bureau is advertising positions in four categories: office clerks, census takers, office supervisors and census field supervisors. The positions are advertised at pay rates of $14.50 to $16 per hour, with mileage for field positions.

To apply, individuals must be U.S. citizens, at least 18 years old with a Social Security number. If offered a job, candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check and work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends.

Most jobs require access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license, unless public transportation is available.

To apply online visit . For help with the application, call (855) 562-2020 or use the Federal Relay Service at (800) 877-8339 for TTY-ASCII.