SHARJAH: Interviews for the 800 posts in the Department of Statistics and Community Development (DSCD) in Sharjah, which has already begun, will continue till May 27, according to a media report.
A committee has been constituted to conduct the interviews to will recruit researchers and supervisors to work on temporary contracts for the Sharjah Census 2015, reported Khaleej Times.
Successful candidates will work on collecting statistical data and conducting field interviews with families for up to 80 days including training time, the report said.
The Sharjah Census 2015, which is scheduled to begin in October 2015 under the slogan ‘For a Better Tomorrow’, will collect statistical data on residents, homes, and facilities in Sharjah, it added.
Shaikh Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Thani, Chairman of the Department of Statistics and Community Development in Sharjah, reportedly said the selection process for candidates will follow the highest standards as they will play a key role in successful execution of the project.
He further stressed that the Sharjah Census 2015 will support comprehensive development plans, and evaluate the efficiency of plans and programmes already in place.
The census will focus on specific social segments, such as the elderly, widows or divorcees, job seekers and people with special needs, Khaleej Times reported.