We are currently seeking motivated and detail-oriented individuals to work in the Montgomery County area to collect data for the National Study of Health-Related Behaviors (NSHB) which will look at tobacco use and how it affects the health of people in the United States.
Interviewers will be required to locate, obtain cooperation, screen, and interview adults and youth, in their homes. Interviewers will show adult respondents how to collect cheek cells (buccal cells) and urine samples using self-collection kits and coordinate appointments for a blood sample to be taken by a trained phlebotomist. Interviewers will also regularly receive and transmit data via broadband Internet and report progress and costs to their supervisor.
Interested applicants should view the NSHB Interviewer video to learn more about this position prior to submitting an application. To view the video, visit www.westat.com/fieldjobs and enter the Job ID for this position.
• Possess good communication and basic computer skills;
• Have a broadband Internet connection and a landline telephone in the home;
• Be able to lift and carry 30 pounds (equipment and materials), walk up to two blocks, and climb a flight of stairs with or without reasonable accommodations;
• Be willing to work 25-30 hours per week, including evenings and weekends;
• Have a valid (current) driver’s license that is not under suspension and regular access to an insured, reliable vehicle; and
• Attend a 5 ½ day paid out-of-town training session.
Bilingual Interviewers fluent in Spanish are encouraged to apply.
Any offer of employment will be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a background screening based on the specific position which will include, at a minimum, criminal records history.
Strong reading skills preferred. This is a part-time nonexempt position with limited benefits. Hourly pay rate is contingent upon geographic location and level of experience. This position requires local travel. Working on this study can be a fascinating, rewarding experience. If you are a reliable self-starter this position may be right for you.
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