A U.S. Census Bureau representative will be at the Jefferson County Public Library in Madison Wednesday, Nov. 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to talk with anyone interested in working on the 2020 Census.

From 1:30 to 3:30 that afternoon, the Census representative will be at the Hanover branch of the Jefferson County Public Library to talk with and take applications from any interested candidates there.

Thursday, Nov. 7, the Census representative will move to the Switzerland County Public Library in Vevay from noon to 4 p.m.

The will be applications for temporary, part-time and full-time employment.

The U.S. Constitution mandates that a census of the population be conducted once every 10 years. Census data are used to determine congressional representation in the states and how billions of dollars in federal funds are distributed to states and local communities every year for critical public services and infrastructure, including health clinics, schools, roads and emergency services.