Census recruiter to host listening session at Brainerd library

Brainerd Public Library
Brainerd Public Library. Kelly Humphrey / Brainerd Dispatch

The Brainerd Public Library will host a census job recruiter from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, March 6, in the library’s small meeting room.

Drop in during that time to learn more about jobs as a census taker. These flexible part-time jobs in Crow Wing County will pay $19 per hour including training. Applicants must complete an online job application. Library computers with internet access will be available to those who wish to apply.

Those interested can also apply online anytime by going to Applicants must be 18 or older. They must be a U.S. citizen or have a legal work permit. A background check will be conducted on all applicants before they are hired.

Census data gives community leaders vital information to make decisions about building community centers, opening businesses and planning for the future. It is used to redraw legislative districts and determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives.

The Brainerd Public Library is a questionnaire assistance center for the 2020 Census. Library staff can provide information on filling out and returning forms either by paper or online and find answers to questions related to the census.

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