Field Representative

COMPANY: U. S. Census

ISSUE DATE: January 1, 2020

CLOSING DATE: December 31, 2020

SALARY RANGE: GG-0303-04:  $14.95 – $17.28 per hour


DUTY LOCATION: Applicants selected for this position will have their home as their Duty Station and will be required to travel throughout their local area on a routine basis.

PROMOTION POTENTIAL: The full promotion potential for this position is to the Grade 4.

The Census Bureau is hiring field representatives in many areas of Massachusetts to collect data for our surveys. The scale of recruits is not like the 2020 Census, but these surveys are ongoing and critical to the Census Bureau’s overall mission – To serve as the nation’s leading provider of quality data about its people and economy.

We are looking for field reps. in the following counties: Barnstable, Berkshire, Essex, Hampshire, Middlesex, Norfolk, Plymouth, Suffolk

Language skills are a plus in any location, but we have identified specific needs in the following counties:

County  Language Need(s) 
Any Cantonese, Mandarin, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Arabic, Hindi, Creole, Vietnamese, Bengali
Essex Spanish, Portuguese
Middlesex Spanish, Russian, Chinese, French Creole, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Bengali, Vietnamese
Norfolk Chinese, French Creole, Portuguese
Plymouth Portuguese, French Creole, Spanish
Suffolk Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Russian, French Creole, Portuguese

Join the Census Bureau team and contribute to your community! The Census Bureau is hiring field reps. around the Massachusetts area. To apply, email: or call 212-584-3495. For more info visit:

AREA OF CONSIDERATION: Applications will be accepted from all sources within the following geographic area(s):

  • Maine: All Counties
  • Massachusetts: Cape & Islands and Springfield Berkshires (Grade 4)
  • New Hampshire: All Counties
  • New Jersey: Cape May-Atlantic City, Camden SW, and Central Jersey (Grade 4)
  • Puerto Rico: All Counties
  • Rhode Island: All Counties
  • Vermont: All Counties
  • New York State: All of New York State EXCEPT : Central and Eastern Long Island and Five boroughs of NYC and Lower Westchester

WHO MAY APPLY: External – All Sources
All U.S. Citizens who have a physical residence within the area of consideration listed below when applying.

HOW TO APPLY: Interested applicants may apply by completing the following:

  • A Census Employment Inquiry (BC-170)
  • Additional Applicant Information (BC-171)

Assessment (BC-172)

Applicants should reach out to the Regional Office in order to receive an application package containing the three forms listed above. The three forms should be filled out in their entirety and mailed back to the Regional Office using the pre-postmarked envelope included in the application package.

For more information on this vacancy, call Recruiting at 212-584-3495.