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Field Interviewer

Position Description

Field interviewers will conduct face-to-face research interviews with adult residents in their homes around the Washington, DC metro-area regarding the safety and functionality of smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms. All interviewers will be paired with a partner, co-interviewer, for the purposes of asking questions and testing alarms. Teams will be issued a tablet for conducting and recording the results of interviews. Interviewers will receive all other materials needed for interviewing and testing. Training will be provided on how to use the materials needed for this project. Training will also be provided to ensure all interviewers understand the scope of the project and the door-to-door household sampling method that will be used for data collection. This position will report to a project coordinator and comply with data security and confidentiality requirements.

Responsibilities

  • Collect interview data on a tablet in-person for door-to-door field interviews.
  • Read questions in a conversational style and input individual responses to survey questions from participants.
  • Perform tests of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms following a set protocol.
  • Review data obtained from interviews for completeness and accuracy.
  • Explain survey objectives and procedures to survey participants.
  • Compile, record, and upload results from survey data, using a tablet and/or specified form.
  • Identify and report problems in obtaining valid data to project coordinators.
  • Follow a door-to-door knocking strategy assigned by Recruiting Supervisor.
  • Meet with a supervisor to submit completed assignments and discuss progress.
  • Keep Recruiting Supervisor and Project Manager updated on any problems you encounter while recruiting for the study, i.e. inability to access residences because of locked buildings, gated areas, or other security restrictions.
  • Provide assistance with outreach efforts to the neighborhoods where door-to-door data collection campaigns will be conducted.
  • Input and record data, notes, and logs from completed interviews, and other research activities.
  • Any other duties as assigned by management.

Requirements

  • Must be well-spoken, open, and willing to approach and greet people at their door.
  • Able to lift 10 to 15 pounds and work over your head while testing alarms.
  • Ability to use project street maps to locate eligible homes.
  • Professional oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have a positive attitude and outgoing personality.
  • Intermediate understanding of Microsoft office productivity tools.
  • Overall competency with technology–able to use a tablet and troubleshoot with ease.
  • Able to walk outside and be exposed to different weather conditions.
  • Must be flexible and able to multi-task.
  • Must be a team player that pays attention to detail.
  • Available to work on weekends and some weekdays from November through mid-December 2019.

 

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit your resume to:  jobs@eurekafacts.com

 

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