Field Interviewer - NSFG
Company: RTI International
Posted on: June 25, 2022
NOW ALSO OFFERING A $750 HIRING BONUS!
The pay rate for is $23.00/hour. Hourly wage is based on experience
and geographical location.
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
Independently managing administrative duties, including
participating in conference calls and completing online
---Screening selected households for eligible respondents
Recruiting respondents for a longer main interview
Conducting in-person interviews asking sensitive questions to
selected respondents in a private setting using a project-provided
Working a fluid schedule of approximately 20-25 hours a week,
mostly evenings and weekends (both Saturday and Sunday), when work
---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.
The National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG), conducted since 1973,
is a national survey of women and men 15-49 years of age designed
to provide national estimates of factors affecting pregnancy and
birth rates, including reproductive health, menstruation, sexual
activity, contraceptive use, pregnancy history -- including
infertility, miscarriage, and stillbirth -- cohabitation, marriage,
divorce, and use of medical services for family planning and
infertility. For more information on the NSFG research project and
requirements, please see: https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nsfg/.
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. You will
interact with others and approach selected households without a
prior appointment. You must be able to commit to working weekday
evenings and weekend hours (both Saturday and Sunday) without
exception. Daytime work on weekdays will also be necessary.
If you're interested in engaging people from diverse backgrounds
and passionate about the health and well-being of others, this may
be the job for you. Qualified candidates MUST be able to work when
respondents are available and be comfortable working a consistent,
varied schedule to accommodate project needs.
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 and pass certification.
Computer/tablet skills, namely email and internet proficiency.
Must be comfortable asking survey questions on personally sensitive
Must have a valid driver's license and reliable personal automobile
available for business use.
Must be willing to work evenings and weekends on a weekly and
Must be willing to complete federal background checks, including
Able to keep project information confidential.
Regular access to a reliable wireless internet connection in your
home for project work
Preferred Qualifications for Ideal Candidates:
Positive, self-motivated, curious, and enjoy interacting with
people from culturally-diverse backgrounds
Prior experience working on NSFG or on other surveys that involved
interviewing individuals about personally sensitive subject
Effective time, schedule, and workload management skills to meet
Computer skills, namely email and internet proficiency
Willingness to travel to other areas for short periods of time
The data collection period is expected to begin in August 2022.
On average, you will be needed approximately 20-25 hours per week
when work is available.
On average, you should be available to work in the field 4 days
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
Participate in an 8 day virtual training in July.
New York City, North New JerseyRTI International will accommodate
our job application procedures for disabled veterans and other
qualified individuals with disabilities.
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
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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
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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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