Special Census 2018

The City of Naperville, in conjunction with the U.S. Census Bureau, is conducting a partial special census beginning in January 2018 to certify an increase in the city's population in select areas where significant population growth is believed to have occurred since the last full census in 2010. A certified increase in Naperville's population will mean increased revenue to the city since State of Illinois income tax, local use tax and motor fuel tax are based on a per capita distribution. Your support is essential for a successful special census!

Now Hiring

Individuals are needed to work on our special census. Most positions involve locating households, updating addresses and conducting interviews with respondents. A few involve supervisory or clerical duties. Pay ranges from $12.51 to $18.51 per hour plus mileage, depending on the position.

The Census Bureau will be conducting job testing in mid-December, and the special census, including training for all hired positions, will be begin in mid-January 2018. The special census is expected to last approximately 4-8 weeks.

Work on Our Special Census

Local residents are needed to work on Naperville's special census. Pay ranges from $12.51 and $18.51 per hour.

Apply Today

Available Positions

Field Operations Supervisor (1 position) – supervisory position, 40 hours per week
Crew Leaders (4 positions) – 40 hours per week
Enumerators (multiple positions) – field work, flexible hours (primarily evenings and weekends when respondents are home), minimum 20 hours per week
Clerks (1-2 positions) – clerical office work, 40 hours per week

Prospective Applicants

  • Should be at least 18 years old
  • Must have a valid driver's license and a vehicle available for their use
  • Should have the ability to hear responses and to read questionnaires
  • Should be able to work several hours a day (a minimum of 20 hours per week), which often includes a lot of walking and climbing stairs
  • Should be available for day, evening and weekend work, as needed
  • Should be available to attend a four-day training session

How to Apply

Job descriptions and applications are available at the Naperville Municipal Center (400 S. Eagle St., Naperville IL 60540), or may be downloaded and printed.

Return completed applications to the City of Naperville Development Services Counter, attention Kasey Evans, located on the first floor of the Naperville Municipal Center. Completed applications may also be scanned and emailed to evansk@naperville.il.us. You will be scheduled for job testing at the time you submit your application.

Applications received on or before December 13, 2018 will be scheduled for job testing. Applications received after December 13, 2018 will be held for consideration, if needed to fill remaining positions.

Make Sure You’re Counted

The Naperville's 2018 special census is a partial special census, meaning it includes counting only portions of the City of Naperville, particularly those areas that have seen a lot of new development since the last decennial census in 2010. To find out if your home is within the partial special census area check the 2018 Special Census Map (coming soon).