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Census Takers or enumerators are temporary employees of Census Bureaus and are responsible for collecting demographic and economic data. Essential duties seen on a Census Taker resume sample are conducting research, preparing efficient routes, visiting designated households, conducting interviews with residents, and answering questions about the census. Based on our selection of resumes in the field, main job requirements are good communication and interpersonal skills, organization, recordkeeping, attention to details, accuracy, and a meticulous approach to work. Most Census Takers have some college education.

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1

2010 Census Taker

Requested information from residence of appointed geographical location assigned.

  • Received data from residence of current individual living at said address for a set period
  • Corrected and added data from the residence of any additional person living at said address.
  • Revisited address assigned if the first attempt was successful.
  • Left notification of first visit at residence, attempted to collect data on second or third visit.
  • Recorded all data received from residence and reported the completed data forms to field supervisor.
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
months
at this job
BA
Accounting
2

Census Taker (nrfu & VDC Enumerator)

  • Conducted interviews with residents in assigned areas by following stringent guidelines and confidentiality laws; explained purpose of census interview, elicited information via a script, and recorded data on forms.
  • Successfully persuaded residents to comply with census activities through effective management of residents’ objections.
  • Achieved a 20 percent higher production rate while complying with stringent accuracy standards.
  • Planned work by reviewing assignment area to determine organization of neighborhoods and locate households for conducting interviews.
  • Maintained records of hours worked, units produced, miles driven, and expenses incurred in the performance of duties.
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
AS
Arts
AS
Business
BA
Business Administration / Management Emphasis
3

Census Taker

  • Responsible for capturing household data to recorded for the US count
  • Handled escalated cases from other census takers
  • Work in the field and interview residents of an assigned neighborhood according to strict instructions provided by the Census Bureau
  • Responsible for recording the information they elicit through interviews with citizens and implementing quality control measures with regard to the integrity and accuracy of collected information
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
Accounting
HS
High School Diploma
4

Census Taker

Organized and reviewed assignment area to locate neighborhoods and households for conducting interviews.

  • Conducted interviews with residents according to guidelines and confidentiality laws.
  • Explained in detail the purpose of the census interview, answered residents' questions, elicited information following a script, and recorded census data on forms.
  • Complied with accuracy standards while maintaining high production rates.
  • Maintained records of hours worked, units produced, miles driven, quality control results, and expenses incurred in the performance of duties.
  • Met daily with supervisor to review and submit work, and receive additional instructions.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Early Child Development
Concentration And Course
5

Census Taker/enumerator

Census Taker

  • Planned work by reviewing assignment area to determine organization of neighborhoods and locate households for conducting interviews.
  • Conducted interviews with residents (eight households daily) in assigned areas by following stringent guidelines and confidentiality laws.
  • Explained the purpose of the census interview, answered residents' questions, elicited information following a script, and recorded census data on forms.
  • Assessed quality control levels on selected addresses, determined which samples passed or failed, and maintained records for quality control verification.
  • Complied with accuracy standards while maintaining high production rates.
  • Maintained records of hours worked, units produced, miles driven, quality control results, and expenses incurred in the performance of duties.
  • Met daily with supervisor to review and submit work, and received additional instructions.
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Sociology
Sociology
6

Enumerator/census Taker

  • Conducted interviews with residents in designated areas while adhering to the stringent guidelines and confidentiality laws.
  • Discussed the purpose of completing the census interview and alleviated residents' concerns by answering questions and providing them with information as directed by a script.
  • Recorded the data collected for use with future US statistical data.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
BA
Womens Studies
7

Crew Leader/census Taker/data Entry/office Clerk

  • Copied, filed documents; entered data collected between censuses into database
  • Conducted census interviews in NW and SW District of Columbia
  • As crew leader, scheduled and checked work of census takers
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
8

Census Taker

  • Conducted interviews at various hours
  • Completed and filed forms
  • Instructed other census takers
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
4
months
at this job
BS
Psychology
9

Census Taker

Picked up daily assignments

  • Drove to the residences of non-responders
  • Asked census questions and recorded answers
  • Meeting with team leader to turn in completed census forms
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
6
months
at this job
AAS
Electronics Technology
10

Census Taker

  • Collected data from the occupants of the home.
  • Queried information regarding ages, nationality and number of occupants in the home.
  • Presented collected information to the supervisor.
  • Verified collected information of other census takers.
Candidate Info
3
months in
workforce
3
months
at this job
Weatherization

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