NSDUH Part-Time Field Interviewer
Company: Headway Workforce Solutions
Posted on: January 17, 2020
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.
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. As a
Part-Time Field Interviewer, you will interact with others and
approach selected households Without a prior appointment. You must
be able to commit to working weekday Evening and weekend hours
(both Saturday and Sunday) without exception. On occasion, daytime
work on weekdays may also be necessary.
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. Qualified candidates MUST be able to
work when respondents are available and be comfortable working a
consistent, varied schedule to accommodate project needs.
Applicants must live within 15 miles of downtown Buffalo and be a
resident of New York state.
Field Interviewers are responsible for:
* Making in-person contact with selected households to discuss the
study, answer questions and obtain participation
* Collecting confidential information and administering the NSDUH
* Working a fluid schedule of approximately 20-25 hours a week,
mostly evenings and weekends (both Saturday and Sunday), when work
* Independently managing administrative duties, including
participating in conference calls and completing online
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.
* Must be willing to work evenings and weekends on a weekly and
* Able to keep project information confidential.
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
Additional Location Specifics:
Employee will work in Buffalo, Kenmore and surrounding area.
This position falls under the U.S. Department of Labor Service
Contract Act (SCA). Hourly wage will be determined based on the
county in which work is being performed. The pay rate for
ErieCounty, New York is $17.82/hour. In addition to hourly pay, a
Health and Welfare stipend of $4.54 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.
This position on the NSDUH project offers:
* Paid training from March 19th March 26th in North Carolina
* Paid mileage for traveling to selected households
* Access to 401(k) plan
* Opportunity to work on a project that collects data to support
planning for prevention and treatment programs that serve your
* Certified bilingual interviewers will be paid an additional $0.50
For more information about this position, watch this informative
Apply here to begin the conversation about this position.
Interviews are ongoing, and the position will begin in March
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
households; 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/jobs.
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.
We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified
applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard
to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or
any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is
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