The Central Statistics Office is to hire 167 people in Kerry on a temporary basis for next April’s Census.
Census 2016 takes place on Sunday, 24th April and a total of 4,660 enumerators will be recruited to deliver and collect more than 2.3 million forms across a ten week period.
The application process for census enumerators will open on 5th January at 9.00am.
Applications will be taken online between Tuesday 5th and Friday 8th January or when the number of applicants reaches 15,000.
Those employed will earn around €2,400 for the ten week period they’re hired.
Fergus Hopper of the CSO is the Census Liaison Officer for the South West: