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Census Enumerators Needed

 The Town of High River is recruiting census enumerators to conduct the 2019 Municipal Census between April 1 and May 17, 2019. Consider being a census enumerator if you:

  • Are 18 years of age or older;
  • Have basic iPad skills;
  • Have basic map reading skills;
  • Are comfortable going door to door to collect census information from residents as per Town requirements;
  • Are able to work 25-35 hours per week that includes days, evenings and weekends;
  • Are able to walk in various weather conditions carrying an iPad;
  • Are able to attend the mandatory training session on March 28, 2019.

Pay Structure: 

Activity Compensation Amount
Training (Returning and new enumerators) $50.00
Pin Delivery $0.40/dwelling
Door to Door Collection (includes online after door to door begins) $1.50/dwelling
Bonus (For collection completed on time to the Town’s standards) $1.00/dwelling


Key Dates:

Date Activity
March 28, 2019 Participate in mandatory census training
April 1, 2019 Begin delivery of census PIN letters (Approximately 20-25 hours)
April 8, 2019 Deadline for PIN letters to be delivered
April 22, 2019 Municipal Census Enumerators begin door to door collection (2-4 hours daily during the week plus 6-8 hours on the weekend)
April 22, 2019 Begin delivery of round two of PIN letters (Approximately 20-25 hours)
April 29, 2019 Deadlines for round two of PIN letters to be delivered
May 17, 2019 Last day for Municipal Census Enumerators to complete census work
May 24, 2019 Deadline to return all Census materials to the Manager of Legislative Services


Note: Each enumerator will be responsible for approximately 500-620 houses, meaning that the total compensation can range between approximately $1,000 to $1,500.  Information can be collected between 9:00 a.m. and 9:00 p.m. and a minimum of four visits to homes who have not responded online is required.

For more information, please call 403.603.3652.

Thank you for your interest in the Town of High River. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Interviews will be scheduled the third week of March. Census enumerators are not employees of the Town of High River.