PATH – Interviewer job – WESTAT – Franklin, TN

Westat is currently seeking motivated and detail-oriented individuals to be field interviewers on the Population Assessment of Tobacco and Health (PATH) study.

PATH collects information on tobacco use and examines attitudes about tobacco use as well as the short- and long-term health effects of such use. The pri­mary role of the PATH Interviewer is to locate sampled addresses and interview adults and youth in their homes for a longitudinal study. Interviewers show adult and youth respondents how to collect urine samples using self-collection kits. Interviewers also coordinate appointments with a trained phlebotomist who will take blood samples from selected adults. Interviewers regularly receive and transmit data via broadband and report progress and costs to their supervisor.

Interested applicants should view the PATH interviewer video to learn more about this position prior to submitting an application. To view the video, click the link below:

Watch the PATH Video

Or cut and paste this URL into your browser:
https://www.westat.com/population-assessment-tobacco-and-health-study-field-interviewers-job

Basic Qualifications

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Be at least 18 years old

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Have a high school diploma or GED equivalent

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Be available to complete web-based home study training prior to in-person training. Be available to attend a 6-day, in-person, out-of-town training scheduled for May 17 – 22, 2017

Minimum Requirements

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Live in

Williamson County

or surrounding counties.

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Available to work the data collection period of May

through November 2017

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Available to work a minimum of 20

hours per week, mostly evenings and weekends, at specified days/times when work is available

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Willing to travel locally for project work

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Able to meet the physical requirements of the position with or without reasonable accommodations:

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Lift and carry 30 pounds of equipment and materials;

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Walk 2 blocks; and

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Climb a flight of stairs while carrying equipment.

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Regular and reliable access to telephone service with a long-distance calling feature, either landline or cellular

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Regular and reliable access to a high-speed Internet connection

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Regular and reliable access to an insured vehicle

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Valid (current) driver’s license that is not under suspension

Preferred Criteria

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Ability to read, write, and communicate effectively in English

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Ability to communicate with people from all walks of life and socio-economic groups

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Comfortable using a laptop computer and establishing Wi-Fi connections in various locations

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Comfortable working in unfamiliar locations, knocking on doors

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Self-motivated, organized, detail-oriented

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Ability to work independently

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for this position, based on the specific position, which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.

This is a part-time non-exempt position with limited benefits. Interviewer pay rates are based on location where work is performed. The current SCA rate for this area is $

14.27

per hour plus $4.27 per hour, deposited in a 401(k). Working on this study can be a fascinating, rewarding experience. If you are a reliable self-starter, this position may be right for you.

Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by Federal, state, or local law.

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