Join the Canadian Census team

Statistics Canada is hiring 20 people from Fernie and Sparwood to be part of its 2011 Census team.

Statistics Canada is hiring 20 people from Fernie and Sparwood to be part of its 2011 Census team.The census is scheduled to take place in May 2011, and Statistics Canada announced last week that it is staffing 35,000 across Canada for the Census collection.The positions available are for enumerators and crew leaders, which are supervisory and non-supervisory roles.The enumerator position will include tasks like, conducting personal interviews to obtain completed questionnaires and dropping off census questionnaires at dwellings in a specified area and listing the address of each dwelling.The crew leader position will include tasks like training, leading and motivating a team of enumerators; performing a variety of supervisory functions including performance management; ensuring production and quality standards are met; reporting on cost and progress using on-line reports; dealing with the public.The rates of pay will range from $14.72 to $18.04 an hour.For more information on the positions available or to apply visit, www.census2011.gc.ca