ENUMERATORS & DELIVERY HELPERS NEEDED FOR 2017 MUNICIPAL CENSUSThe City of Fort Saskatchewan is accepting applications for enumerators and delivery helpers for the 2017 Municipal Census. Applicants must be a minimum of 18 years of age, must be able to work with the public, and deal with confidential information.
- Job description: Going door-to-door to households which did not complete the census online. Enumerators will be equipped with a tablet for the quick input of census information at each residence.
- Requirement: Successful applicants will be required to complete a two hour training session provided by the City held Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. The enumeration work could be conducted throughout daytime hours, evenings and weekends, as required between April 24 and June 1, 2017. Applicants must be available during this time period.
- Compensation: Paid on an enumerated per person basis, as well as for recorded vacant residences or residences under construction. Enumerators will be paid for attending the census training session, and mileage will be paid for enumerators assigned to rural areas.
- Job description: Folding, stuffing and delivering PIN letters to each household in Fort Saskatchewan.
- Requirement: Must be able to deliver letters door-to-door, and be available between April 3 and 15, 2017.
- Compensation: $0.50 for each letter delivered.
The City of Fort Saskatchewan continues to grow with the official 2016 census results at 24,569, an increase of 2.2% from the 2015 municipal census numbers.
Decisions regarding future transportation networks, the locations of schools, parks, utilities and fire protection facilities are based to a large extent on statistics on population growth collected in the municipal census. As well, many of the grants received from the Province are awarded on a per capita basis and a census count ensures that maximum grants are received.
Reviewing the Census report below will give you the latest information on the growth and expansion of this great city.
View the 2016 Census Report
Previous Census Reports
Frequently Asked Questions
What is a Census?
A census is an official count of the number of people living in a community at a given time.
Why Conduct a Census?
The City receives various grants from the provincial and federal governments and they can sometimes be based on a per capita (number of residents) basis. With current census data, the City receives the maximum amount of grant funding for programs and services.
The census data is also useful for the future planning of transportation, parks, schools and protective services like fire and police.
How Often is a Census Conducted?
The City of Fort Saskatchewan conducts a municipal census every year. Typically, a municipal census will not be conducted the year a federal census is taking place.