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City of Pleasant Hill

Posted on: January 24, 2024

Apply to be a Field Representative for Pleasant Hill’s Special Census

We need you this summer as a census employee for our community!

The City of Pleasant Hill is conducting a special census through the U.S. Census Bureau. Training is scheduled to take place July 2nd- July 8th (No training on July 4th) and the position will last approximately 6 weeks.

Learn more about the job and how to apply at: https://www.usajobs.gov/job/752213900

What is a Field Representative?

Why is Pleasant Hill conducting a special census?

The City of Pleasant Hill has experienced significant housing growth since the 2020 census, including at least 632 new housing units. We estimate this means nearly 1,700 people are not currently counted in our city. The State of Iowa uses population counts as part of the equations to distribute Road Use Tax and Local Option Sales and Services Tax, meaning our growth will result in additional funds to assist the City in servicing these additional residents and roadways.   Many Des Moines Metro cities are initiating a special census and we want to ensure our population growth is also represented.

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