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Assistant Crew Leader

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Former Employee - Assistant Crew Leader in Pasadena, CA (US)
Former Employee - Assistant Crew Leader in Pasadena, CA (US)

I worked at US Census Bureau as a contractor (less than an year)

Pros

Opportunities to meet lots of interesting people and get to know your community better.

Cons

You never know from one operation to the next who your boss will be, and some are just are much more competent than others.

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Give talented enumerators chances to move into management. You'll get better results.

Recommends
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    Assistant Manager Administration

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    Former Employee - Assistant Manager Administration in Providence, RI (US)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager Administration in Providence, RI (US)

    I worked at US Census Bureau full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Fast paced very exciting job.

    Cons

    No overtime legally allowed, but average work week for all Assistant Managers was in the 50 to 60 hour a week range. During the hiring stage and training stage of operations for thousands of enumerators the average work week was well over 60 to 70 hours a week. If you asked for overtime pay it was immediate termination. Temp. position, no benefits.

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    This is not the job for you if you are looking to stay with a company and have any future opportunities. Of all the 50 locations that I was in contact with daily, they often pit the different managers against each other to get as much work as possible out of the employees.

    Doesn't Recommend
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    Former Employee - Survey Statistician in Suitland, MD (US)
    Former Employee - Survey Statistician in Suitland, MD (US)

    I worked at US Census Bureau full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    - it's easy if you don't want to learn or push yourself
    - they have a great library
    - they have a gym on site

    Cons

    - they give you 10 hours of work to do per work
    - they are extremely slow-moving and inefficient

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    push your employees!

    Doesn't Recommend
    No opinion of CEO
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