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US Census Bureau Reviews

Updated April 15, 2017
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  • walking door to door in weather (in 15 reviews)

  • Temporary position so no benefits (in 30 reviews)

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  1. "QA ACE FR"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Honolulu, HI
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Honolulu, HI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at US Census Bureau part-time

    Pros

    This is a great opportunity to work independently at a high quality of benefits and pay

    Cons

    There are some processes to follow and finish

    Advice to Management

    I am very experienced in this type of job and hold two degrees resulting in a bachelor's with more credits higher than a British GPA.


  2. "Enumerator"

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    Former Employee - Enumerator in Fenton, MI
    Former Employee - Enumerator in Fenton, MI
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    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at US Census Bureau part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Able to self schedule hours and route to complete tasks. Gave all tools to get the job done.

    Cons

    Was just a temporary job - every 10 years.


  3. "head Enumerator"

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    Former Employee - Head Enumerator in Columbus, GA
    Former Employee - Head Enumerator in Columbus, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Census Bureau (Less than a year)

    Pros

    my own hours, traveling, great pay, enjoyed interviewing clients

    Cons

    only cons maybe be lot of paperwork. no other cons

    Advice to Management

    none


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  5. "SQL DBA"

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    Former Contractor - SQL Database Administrator in Suitland, MD
    Former Contractor - SQL Database Administrator in Suitland, MD
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Census Bureau as a contractor (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Very Dynamic Place , Overwhelming environment

    Cons

    Little opportunity to grow

    Advice to Management

    Focus more on cross training


  6. "Auditor"

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    Former Freelancer - Auditor in Boston, MA
    Former Freelancer - Auditor in Boston, MA

    I worked at US Census Bureau (More than a year)

    Pros

    comprehensive health plan, excellent training from the best instructors. Everything is calculated down to the number of minutes it takes to learn a new task and how long it will take to master the task.

    Cons

    There were very few cons that I noticed in my experience there. Like I said every thing is calculated for maximum precision and utilization of the available information.


  7. "Crew Leader"

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    Former Employee - Crew Leader in Orlando, FL
    Former Employee - Crew Leader in Orlando, FL

    I worked at US Census Bureau part-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Flexible hours, great salary, able to work outdoors

    Cons

    Temporary jobs, assignment were small


  8. "Great Pay"

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    Former Employee - Enumerator in Long Beach, CA
    Former Employee - Enumerator in Long Beach, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at US Census Bureau full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Pay was great. We worked in teams and it was a good enviroment if you're a extrovert.

    Cons

    walking and household owners hiding from you.

    Advice to Management

    Keep up the great work


  9. "enumerator"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at US Census Bureau part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    great pay, flexible hours, nice manager, helpful

    Cons

    temporary job, only 2 months


  10. "Field representative"

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    Former Employee - Field Representative in Mesa, AZ
    Former Employee - Field Representative in Mesa, AZ

    I worked at US Census Bureau part-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Time is your own. Meet new people. Good pay.

    Cons

    Some people are not cooperative. Dont take it personally, just do your job.

    Advice to Management

    Communication between field rep and crew leader is one of most important requirements for success.


  11. "Crew Lead Assistant"

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    Former Employee - Crew Leader Assistant in Rex, GA
    Former Employee - Crew Leader Assistant in Rex, GA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at US Census Bureau full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Excellent pay and ability to set your own schedule. Was able to work with great people.

    Cons

    Job ended way to soo


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