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The U.S. Census Bureau is currently recruiting and hiring workers for hundreds of temporary jobs in advance of the 2020 census.

SALT LAKE CITY — The U.S. Census Bureau is currently recruiting and hiring workers for hundreds of temporary jobs in advance of the 2020 census.

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In a statement, the bureau said it needs a large and diverse workforce to assist with recruitment, office management, information technology and census enumeration.

The data from the census is used to distribute congressional power as well as billions of government funding for public schools, roads and highways, state programs and law enforcement.

Applicants will be placed in a pool of 2020 census positions for which they qualify, as jobs become available in their area.

To apply, log on to 2020census.gov/jobs.