- Supervisory and non-supervisory jobs are available as well as editors and coders; the majority of positions are for Enumerators/Field Officers (non-supervisory).
All candidates must:
• be 18 years or older
• be a citizen of St. Lucia or eligible to work in St. Lucia
• be available to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays as required
• have a valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle (required in some areas only)
• Pass a written test, reference checks and a criminal record name check.
• Candidates will also be required to pass an interview.
• have computer skills and access to the Internet
Applicants who are bilingual will have an asset working in his/her favour since many respondents are not only English speaking persons. At times the Enumerators need an interpreter to administer the questions to respondents.
We cannot confirm the status of your application. The screening process has started
and will continue for several months.
Only eligible candidates who have been screened will receive a call.
Processing of applications may be prolonged due to the high volume of applicants.
An Enumerator is responsible for an enumeration districts and are responsible for administering questionnaires within households.
Enumerators conduct face to face interviews. Before enumerators go out into the field mappers and listers are required to list the dwellings in each community/parish/district. These positions are part- time. Enumerator jobs start in May depending on the tasks involved and may run until early August.
Supervisors are responsible for a certain number of Enumeration Districts and Census Enumerators.
Census Supervisors and Enumerators are trained simultaneously.
The best way to apply for a census job is to submit an application online or in person on the ground floor of the Financial Centre Building.
Yes, depending on how many hours you are available for and at what time of the day and week. When completing your census job application form, you will indicate whether or not you are currently employed. During the interview you will be ask about your availability to work for the census.
Over 700 people are hired under the Statistics Act for the collection stage of the census, about 600 are Census Enumerators who are hired for approximately 3-4 months. Some
120 Supervisors will be hired for approximately 3-4 to supervise the census Enumerators.
Q35. What has the CSO done to stop hackers or other unauthorized people from accessing census information?
Q36. Does the CSO sell individual data?
Q37. How can the CSO ensure that census questionnaires are confidential when they are captured on tablets?
Q38. Are Enumerators allowed to contact my neighbours to ask them about my personal information?
Q39. Are there laws on confidentiality? If so, what do they say?
Q40. Who sees completed Census of Population and Housing Questionnaires
Q41. If a respondent receives a telephone call about the Census Questionnaire, how can they know the call is legitimate?
Q42. Why does the CSO ask for names, addresses, telephone numbers and email addresses?
Q43. Can a person use an alias instead of a real name?
Q44. How does the CSO ensure the confidentiality of the information it publishes for free or for sale?.
After an application is received, the hiring process follows the steps listed below.
Note: Only those candidates who are successful at each step will be notified and proceed to the next.
Initial review of application: This step ensures that applicants meet the screening criteria. The candidate is then contacted to confirm or clarify information on the application if necessary. Candidates who are successful are invited to participate in a training exercise.
Written test: The candidates is invited to a take written test.
Formal supervisory interview: Supervisory candidates who pass the written test are invited to an interview.
Offer of employment: The candidate is called and given a job offer and training dates.
Oath of office: Prior to starting work, all CSO St. Lucia employees are required to take an oath or affirmation of office swearing never to reveal to unauthorized persons any information collected in confidence by the CSO St. Lucia, as required under the Statistics Act. Employees are also asked to sign their terms and conditions of employment at this time.