Congressman Gonzalez Encourages Hidalgo County Residents to Apply for U.S. Census Partnership Position
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WASHINGTON – Congressman Vicente Gonzalez (TX-15) has announced that the U.S. Census Bureau will be accepting applications for a Partnership Specialist in Hidalgo County, Texas, from September 6 – September 20, 2018. In order to be considered, applicants must be current residents of Cameron or Hidalgo Counties.
“Diligent, motivated, and qualified personnel are key to conducting an effective and efficient census,” Congressman Gonzalez said. “I encourage Hidalgo County residents to apply for this position and join our efforts to make the 2020 Decennial Census the best yet. Together, we can break the cycle of being undercounted, and ensure that we receive the federal resources and representation we deserve.”
Interested applicants must be qualified U.S. citizens. Current or former Bureau employees are eligible to apply. The congressman encourages eligible, flexible self-starters who are interested in working with elected officials and community groups to apply.
Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
- Planning, developing, and coordinating partnership agreements to ensure activities at all levels are executed, resolved, and negotiated adequately;
- Address questions, concerns, or issues related to current and potential partners and stakeholders;
- Establish partnership agreements with federal, state, local, and tribal governments and local businesses or community groups to develop strategies to eliminate enumeration barriers in Hidalgo County;
- Develop presentations, provide briefings, and promote the creation of partnerships with all levels of government, area businesses, and pertinent community groups.