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City of West Columbia to host U.S. Census job fair

West Columbia, SC - The City of West Columbia is hosting a U.S. Census Job Fair on Thursday, September 5, 2019, from 10 AM – 3 PM, in the City Hall Parking Lot, 200 N. 12th Street, West. There are multiple temporary positions available for the 2020 Census.

All 2020 Census jobs are temporary. The largest number of positions available are for census takers. Pay rates vary by area.

Working for the Census Bureau can help them reach their goal for the 2020 Census to ensure everyone is counted. Census counts have a huge impact on the community. The 2020 Census data will be used to determine how more than $675 billion from more than 100 government programs are distributed to states and municipalities. The data influence choices made about which roads are fixed, where schools are built, and businesses opened, what medical services are offered, and more.

Please visit the Census Bureau job site to apply or come to City Hall on September 5, 2019, from 10 AM – 3 PM. Descriptions and frequently asked questions can be found at www.2020census.gov/jobs.

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