U.S. Census seeking workers in Anderson Co.

CLINTON–Are you interested in working for the United States Census as a Census taker in Anderson County?

Larry Carignan, a recruiter for the Census in Anderson County, will be at the Courthouse in Clinton on two separate dates to answer questions and help anyone who might be interested in applying to work as a Census taker.

Carignan will be at the Courthouse from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Tuesday, February 4th and Thursday, February 13th to recruit potential workers for the federal Census in Anderson County. He will be set up next to the Courtesy Booth on the Courthouse’s first floor near the elevators.

According to information from the U.S. Census Bureau, anyone is welcome to apply if you meet the following qualifications:  You must be at least 18 years old; have a valid Social Security number; be a United States citizen; and have a valid e-mail address.  If offered a census taker job, one must pass a criminal background check, and must be available to work a flexible schedule. Most local census jobs require that the employee have a valid driver license, access to a reliable vehicle, and a computer with Internet access. Employees will be paid, up to $22.50 per hour, on a weekly basis, and will be reimbursed for mileage incurred while conducting Census work. 

To learn more, apply online at 2020census.gov/jobs, or call 1-855-JOB-2020.  Data collected during the Census helps determine a state’s representation in Congress, as well as how federal funds are spent in your communities on things like roads, schools, and hospitals.

About Brad Jones

Brad is the Owner/Operator of BBB TV 12, and has been with the company since August of 1996. Brad is a 1987 graduate of Coalfield High School and a 1995 graduate of the University of Tennessee College of Communications. He won the 1995 broadcast production student of the year award. Brad worked at Shop at Home, Inc. a home shopping network that was located in Knoxville, TN from 1993 - 1995 and then at Via TV (RSTV, Inc.) from 1995 - 1996. After some freelance work in Nashville, Brad joined the BBB Communications staff in August of 1996. A short stint at WVLT TV as a news photographer was in 2001, but he continued to work at BBB TV as well. Brad is married to Nicole Jenkins Jones, a 1990 graduate of Oak Ridge High School, who works at Oak Ridge Gastroenterology and Associates in Oak Ridge. They have 3 kids, Trevor Bogard, 27, Chandler 22, and Naomi 13. On December 12, 2013 they welcomed their first grandchild, Carter Ryan Bogard. Brad is also the assistant boys basketball coach at Coalfield High School for the past 11 years. In 2013-14 the Yellow Jackets won their first district title since 1991 and just the 4th in school history.

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