As part of the launch of the 2020 Census recruitment campaign, the Salt Lake City and the Orem Area Census Offices will be hosting 20 events with the goal of recruiting temporary workers for positions beginning in the spring of 2020. These jobs are critical to ensure a complete and accurate census and the U.S. Census Bureau is holding informational events all over the country to answer questions about jobs and the hiring process.

The Census Bureau needs to hire about 4,000 census takers in Utah in 2020. In order to meet this goal, the Census Bureau is starting peak recruiting efforts now. The Census Bureau currently has a desperate need in the following counties: Beaver, Daggett, Garfield, Piute, Rich, San Juan, Summit, and Wayne. Applying now to work as a census taker is a great way for holiday seasonal workers, students, retirees and workers in the gig economy to line up spring and summer employment opportunities.

The events will feature information on available jobs and the requirements/duties of each. If hired, local employees will start work in the spring of 2020. These jobs are critical in helping to ensure people respond to the 2020 Census, shaping the future of our country.

The Census Bureau will kick off the nationwide recruiting events with a news conference Oct. 22  (Click here for the national news conference press release) at the National Processing Center Paper Data Capture Center - West in Phoenix.

Census Bureau representatives will be available for interviews on the topic of 2020 Census jobs and recruitment. Only at the two events listed below:

What: 2020 Census Recruitment Event at the Fall Festival
When:  Monday, October 21, from 5pm to 7pm

Who: Washington County Water Conservancy District

Where:  The Garden, 1851 S. Dixie Dr., St. George, UT 84770 (The garden is in Tonaquint Park)


What: Chinatown 2020 Census Recruitment Event

When: Saturday, October 26, from 1pm to 3pm

Who: Salt Lake City Chinatown

Where: 3390 S State St, South Salt Lake City 84115

Members of the media who are interested in attending the event at the Fall Festival or Chinatown  must RSVP with Coralys M. Ruiz Jiménez, cellphone 801-647-0590, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The following events are open to the public:

MONDAY, October 21

> Department of Workforce Services, Logan UT

Time: 9am - 3pm

> City of Highland, 5378 W 10400 N, American Fork UT 84003

Time: 10am - 2pm

>City of Saratoga Springs, 1307 N Commerce Dr, Saratoga Springs UT 84045

Time: 5pm - 8pm

> Saratoga Springs Public Library, Saratoga Springs UT

Time: 5pm - 8pm

>Entrada Adult High School, Sandy UT

Time: 6pm - 8pm

TUESDAY, October 22:

> Highland City Library, Highland UT

Time: 8am-12pm

> University of Utah, A. Ray Olpin University Union, Salt Lake City UT

Time: 10am - 2pm

> Department of Workforce Services, Clearfield UT

Time: 10am - 8pm

> Dixie State University, St. George UT

Time: 11am - 2pm

> Utah Valley University, Orem UT

Time: 11am - 3pm

WEDNESDAY, October 23:

> Salt Lake Community College, Taylorsville Redwood Campus, Student Center, Taylorsville UT

Time: 10am - 2pm

>Weber County Library, Southwest Branch, Roy UT

Time: 10am - 6pm

> Dixie Tech, St. George UT

Time: 11am - 2pm

> Eagle Mountain City Library, Eagle Mountain UT

Time: 11am - 2pm

> American Fork City Library, American Fork UT

Time: 12pm - 2:30pm

> Park City Farmers Market

Time: 1pm - 5pm

> Grand County High School, Moab UT

Time: 4pm - 8pm

THURSDAY, October 24:

> Utah State University, Taggart Student Center

Time: 10am - 5pm

> Salt Lake City Library, Riverside Branch, Salt Lake City UT

Time: 5pm - 8pm

FRIDAY, October 25

> Utah Chinese Golden Spike Society, Salt Lake City UT

Time: 11am - 7pm

For more information, please visit 2020 Census Jobs or the Census Bureau’s FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn pages. Applicants may also call 1-855-JOB-2020 or the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-877-8339.