What is it like to work on the Census?

Glenn - The Census Expert

Glenn is our resident Census expert. After ten years working at the ABS, Glenn's deep knowledge of the Census has been a crucial input in the development of our community profiles. These tools help everyday people uncover the rich and important stories about our communities that are often hidden deep in the Census data. Glenn is also our most prolific blogger - if you're reading this, you've just finished reading one of his blogs. Take a quick look at the front page of our blog and you'll no doubt find more of Glenn's latest work. As a client manager, Glenn travels the country giving sought-after briefings to councils and communities (these are also great opportunities for Glenn to tend to his rankings in Geolocation games such as Munzee and Geocaching).

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4 Responses

  1. Simone says:

    Like Glenn, I also worked in the Census Management Unit in 2006, but I was responsible for Melbourne’s eastern and southern suburbs. I worked out I was responsible for the enumeration of just over 2m people!

    I echo his sentiments re working on the Census – 5 years on, I still see it as one of the highlights of my working life. I’m keen to be involved again in 2011, but this time as a collector.

    I encourage anyone who is interested in the Census or their local community to apply for one of the Census field jobs. I

  2. Lailani says:

    The day for recruitment is getting closer – 9 April …

  3. Nadene says:

    I am interested in applying for this – I love doing different bits and pieces since becoming a mum and not working full time.
    Would this be suitable for me – I have a 21 month old son, and my husband works full time.

  4. Tim Byron says:

    I once worked on a Census. 2006. Worked with a couple of people who went on to bigger and better things. Still, I am now the District Manager for the most exciting FEU are: Frankston & Mornington Peninsula. And I agree Mr Capuano, working on a Census is a most worthwhile task.

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