2016 Census: Community Supporter information and job postings

Census information is important for all communities and is vital for planning services such as schools, daycare, housing, police services, fire protection, roads, public transit, and skills training for employment.

Census 2016

Note: available jobs have been posted on www.census.gc.ca/jobs . You can also find user-friendly Census teaching materials at www.census.gc.ca, under “Resources for Teachers”.

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. Apply online at www.census.gc.ca/jobs.