Traveling Field Interviewer - NSDUH
Company: RTI International
Posted on: June 24, 2022
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This position falls under the U.S. Department of Labor Service
Contract Act (SCA). Hourly wage will be determined based on the
geographical area in which your home is located. The pay rate for
your location is $17.02 per hour. In addition to hourly pay, a
Health and Welfare stipend of $4.60 per hour will be provided for
up to 40 hours per week. You are also eligible to receive pay for
up to 10 holidays and annual vacation time payout.
Travel time and mileage is fully reimbursable.
Field Interviewers are responsible for
Making in-person contact with selected respondents to discuss the
study, answer questions and obtain participation
Collecting confidential information and administering standardized
Collecting data to support planning for prevention and treatment
programs that serve your community
Interacting with others and approach selected households without a
Independently managing administrative duties, including
participating in conference calls and completing online
When working in the field, must be willing to agree to any
COVID-19-related protocols put in place by RTI. These could
include, among others, wearing face coverings or respiratory
protection, gloves, taking temperatures daily, social distancing
with survey respondents, getting vaccinated, and/or completing a
health pledge. All safety supplies required for use on the project
will be provided by RTI.
RTI International is seeking self-motivated and outgoing
individuals to work on a government-sponsored research study, the
National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) as Part-Time Field
Interviewers. This important study provides up-to-date information
on alcohol, tobacco, and drug use, mental health and other
health-related issues in the United States.
If you're interested in engaging people from diverse backgrounds
and passionate about the health and well-being of your community,
this may be the job for you. This is an excellent opportunity for
individuals looking for a part-time, long-term career with a
variable schedule that allows you to work independently and not be
stuck in an office.
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Minimum Required Qualifications
High school diploma or GED
Must be at least 21 years old at time of employment
Possess effective communication skills through speech and
listening, and fluency in English through reading, writing, and
Available for entire training and data collection period
Able to successfully complete training
Must have a valid driver's license and reliable personal automobile
available for business use
Able to keep project information confidential.
Able to travel throughout the state at least once per month for a
week or more per trip.
Preferred Qualifications for Ideal Candidates
Positive, self-motivated, curious, and enjoy interacting with
people from culturally-diverse backgrounds
Effective time, schedule, and workload management skills to meet
Computer skills, namely email and internet proficiency
The data collection period is expected to begin immediately
following your assigned training.
On average, you will be needed approximately 20 to 25 hours per
week when work is available.
The majority of this work is anticipated to be during evenings and
Each of your trips to the field are expected to be at least 4 hours
New hires are required to attend a virtual, paid New-to-Project
Field Interviewer training session which is scheduled on a monthly
ColumbiaRTI International will accommodate our job application
procedures for disabled veterans and other qualified individuals
If you have a disability that affects the use of our online
application system, or if you otherwise need accommodation in
connection with the recruiting process due to a disability, please
CLICK HERE for information on how to contact us to request an
RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute
dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to
answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary
approach--one that integrates expertise across the social and
laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We
believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to
deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and
businesses around the world. For more information, visit
Physical and mental demands of this role include those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions
of this job, as outlined above. Examples include: operating a
computer, a phone, and other office machinery, driving to selected
locations; walking from car to household; thinking, learning, and
concentrating effectively and frequently communicating with other
people, both within RTI and outside of RTI; frequently moving about
inside and travel between households; ability to handle the stress
associated in meeting frequent, multiple and tight deadlines;,
ability to work a varied schedule, including evening and weekend
hours based on project needs; consistent demonstration of mental
stability and ability to have regular, reliable and predictable
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job, per RTI
For USA Job Postings Only: RTI participates in the US Government
E-Verify program. Further information regarding the E-Verify
program and laws that are designed to protect you against
discrimination relating to your legal right to work in the US can
be found at https://www.rti.org/careers.
For San Francisco, CA USA Job Postings Only: Pursuant to the San
Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment
qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records. Further
information is available here.
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