The U.S. Census Bureau will be interviewing and testing candidates for part time jobs as census takers through January in Evanston.

The jobs pay $18 an hour and offer flexible hours working in the local area.

The U.S. Census Bureau will be interviewing and testing candidates for part time jobs as census takers through January in Evanston.

The jobs pay $18 an hour and offer flexible hours working in the local area.

Sessions will be held at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. on Dec. 28 and 30 and on Jan. 4, 6, 11 and 13 as well as at 11 a.m. on Jan. 20, 22, 27 and 29 at the Illinois Department of Employment Security office at 1615 Oak St. in Evanston. They will also be held at 11 a.m. on Jan. 13 and at 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Jan. 18 and 25 at the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave.

Applicants should arrive 15 minutes early and bring either a passport or permanent resident card, or bring a state photo ID plus a social security card or a copy of your birth certificate.

More information and a practice test are available online.

Bill Smith is the editor and publisher of Evanston Now.

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