2024 Census Data Collector Recruitment: NSO PNG

The National Statistical Office (NSO PNG) is seeking enthusiastic and qualified Papua New Guineans to join the vital team of Data Collectors for the upcoming 2024 National Population Census! This is your chance to be a part of history and contribute directly to shaping the future of PNG.

NSO PNG - 2024 PNG Census Data Collectors Application form PDF download NSO

PNG Fires Service is also recruiting nationwide - click here to find out.

What is the Role of a Data Collector at NSO PNG?

As a Data Collector, also known as a Field Enumerator, you will be responsible for collecting crucial population data within your designated local area (Ward/LLG) during June 2024. Check out the actual dates for the 2024 National Census on PNG Insight.

Equipped with an Android tablet, you will be entrusted with the task of accurately recording information provided by households in your community.

The NSO is looking for individuals who meet the following criteria:

  • Age: 18 to 45 years old
  • Education: Minimum Grade 10 qualification or higher
  • Physical Fitness: Must be physically fit and healthy with no vision impairment or speech disorders
  • Communication Skills: Excellent public speaking and interpersonal skills are essential
  • Technical Skills: Must be comfortable operating an Android phone or tablet
  • Financial Information: Must possess a valid existing bank account
  • Experience (Bonus): Prior experience in data collection, particularly census or surveys, is a valuable asset

How to Apply

Ready to make a difference? Here's how to get started:

  • 1. Download the application form: Visit the National Statistical Office website for more information (www.nso.gov.pg) or head to your provincial or district headquarters to pick up a physical form.
  • 2. Complete the application: Fill out the application form thoroughly and attach your updated CV.
  • 3. Submit your application:  Deliver your completed application and CV to the Provincial Census Coordinator or the Provincial Recruitment Coordinator at your provincial headquarters office.

How to Obtain 2024 Census Data Collector Application Form - NSP PNG?

The recruitment drive will be done in all the provinces by their respective Provincial Census Coordinators (PCCs) and LLG Census Coordinators (LLGCCs).

If you are interested to participate in, visit your Provincial Census Office for more information or send an email to NSO PNG census@nso.gov.pg

Don't miss out! The application window closes on April 19th, 2024. 

NSO PNG Census Data Collector application form pdf - National Statistics Office

IMPORTANT: DO NOT PAY ANY BRIBE TO THE LOCAL CENSUS COORDINATORS (Provincial Census Coordinator or the Provincial Recruitment Coordinator). This is a community service and it should be done for FREE and on a MERIT basis ONLY

By becoming a Data Collector, you'll play a vital role in ensuring an accurate and successful census. This data is crucial for national development, shaping the future allocation of resources in healthcare, education, infrastructure, and more. More information is available here.

1 comment:

Kiluwe Tako said...

Online Applications:
I agree that an online application process can streamline the submission and screening of candidates. It allows for efficient data management and reduces the risk of manual errors.
By requiring applicants to provide their National Identification (NID) and educational background, the system can verify their identity and qualifications.
Centralized Screening:
Instead of involving provincial or district coordinators directly, a centralized system can handle the initial screening.
Applications can be reviewed by a team of experts who assess qualifications, authenticity, and completeness.
Transparency and Accountability:
The process should be transparent, with clear guidelines on eligibility and selection criteria.
Regular audits and oversight can help maintain integrity and prevent bribery.
Anti-Corruption Measures:
Implement strict measures to prevent bribery and ghost names.
Encourage whistleblowing and protect those who report irregularities.
Data Accuracy:
To achieve accurate population figures, focus on census enumeration at the community level.
Engage local leaders and community members to ensure comprehensive coverage.
Public Awareness Campaigns:
Educate citizens about the importance of accurate census data.
Encourage participation and emphasize the impact on resource allocation, planning, and policymaking.
Remember, a well-executed census benefits everyone by providing reliable data for informed decision-making. Let’s work toward a fair and accurate process!



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