APPLY HERE: Ghana Statistical Service recruit Field Data Collection Officers

Background Information

The Ghana statistical service (GSS) has established an Enumerators’ Bureau to accredit and satisfy field data collection officers with the aim of improving the quality of survey and census information that are used for national development planning.

This is as contained in the daily graphic publication on 15th October 2019.

The institutionalisation of a formal long term engagement with field officers will provide an opportunity to streamline capacity building interventions, build trust between enumerators and respondents and create an opportunity for career development.

This has become imperative because, increasingly, both public and private sector institutions rely on data for investment and resolving challenges that confront the nation.

The GSS, therefore, invites interested persons who are goal-oriented, results-driven and posses leadership qualities to enrol on the Enumerators’ Bureau.


A minimum of WASSCE/SSCE or Equivalent


¡. Residential address/digital address;

¡¡. Employment status and experience;

¡¡¡. Age, sex, nationality;

¡v. National ID (passport, driving licence, voters ID and national ID);

v. Personal and emergency contact numbers;

vi. Email address;

v¡¡. Most recent digital/electronic passport size
With white background (at most three months);

viii. District of interest for field data collection;

¡x. School certificate/ certificate ID number; and

¡. Identify boundaries of the assigned Enumeration Areas (EA) aided by maps;

¡¡. List all structures and enumerate persons in the EA;

¡¡¡. Obtain complete and accurate responses and capture them correctly during the enumeration exercise;

¡v. Report daily on progress of work;

v. Transmit data daily;

vi. Ensure security of all census materials and equipment and account for same;

v¡¡. Support publicity in the district of placement for field work and

viii. Any other duties assigned by the data collection exercise.

Key Competencies/Experience
¡.Good communication skills;

¡¡. Ability to use smart phones or tablets for data collection;

¡¡¡. Self-motivated with high level commitment to duty;

¡¡¡. Fluent in a local language of the District of interest for field work;

¡v. Field data collection experience is an added advantage.

Mode of Enrollment

Interested persons should;

Applicants may contact any of the regional offices of the GSS or for further information. Kindly call us for assistance in case of any difficulties { 0540685610 or 0203500077 }


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