Research Interviewer - Remote

Job type:Any
Salary/Rate:$14-$15.00 per hour
Business Sector:Life, Physical, & Social Science
Job ref:ZR_2095_JOB
Post Date:October 31, 2023

Conduct telephone interviews with randomly selected respondents for the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) study. Requirements include excellent communication skills, reliability/punctuality, and a clear speaking voice for telephone communication. This position is a seasonal position that will end Sunday, January 7th. The pay rate for this position is $14-$15.00 per hour.

Responsibilities of a Research Interviewer:

  • Follow project specifications
  • Conduct telephonic, computer-based interviews with a high degree of accuracy and integrity
  • Exercise courtesy and professionalism to all respondents
  • Maintain confidentiality of all collected data
  • Strong computer, interpersonal, and typing skills
  • Other duties as assigned by manager

Qualifications & Requirements:

  • H.S. Diploma plus 4 years of experience
  • Bilingual a plus
  • Experience in a call center
  • Possesses a complete understanding of the general requirements of CATI (Computer Assisted Telephone Interviewing) Data collection practices
  • Ability to speak with respondents using a headset and a keyboard or mouse to record responses
  • Ability to correctly pronounce medical terminology
  • Exceptional reading, verbal, and listening skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Good working knowledge of computers
  • Strong typing skills
  • Positive and self-motivated demeanor
  • Remote interviewers must have home wireless internet Download speeds of 50 Mbps or better
  • Remote interviewers must have a private space to conduct interviews

Training, Schedule and Shifts

  • All training is paid
  • Schedule:
    • Interviewers will select their own schedule work a minimum of 20 hours per week, with the opportunity to work up to 40 hours a week
    • Interviewers will be required to work at least 1 weekend shift (Friday, Saturday, or Sunday) each week
  • Typical Available shifts windows are:
    • Monday – Friday: Shifts starting as early as 4:00 PM and ending as late as 10:00 PM (ET)
    • Saturday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM (ET)
    • Sunday: 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM (ET)

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Ability to sit for hours calling and interviewing respondents
  • Ability to read, speak, and write in English clearly
  • Ability to speak clearly and document responses accurately using electronic systems to be made available to you

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