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RTI International Field Interviewer in St John, Virgin Islands

RTI International is seeking Part-Time Field Interviewers to work on the National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH), a government-sponsored research study that has been conducted since 1971. This important study provides up-to-date information on alcohol, tobacco, drug use, mental health and other health-related issues in the United States.As a field interviewer you will contact selected households and communicate the importance of participating in NSDUH. Successful field interviewers need to be self-motivated, outgoing, and able to work a variable schedule working when respondents are likely at home. The ideal candidate is someone looking for a long-term career, passionate about the health and well-being of their community, and does not want to work in an office.For more details on NSDUH please visit: The pay rate for this part-time position is $20 / hr based on experience and geographic location. - This position falls under the U.S. Department of Labor Service Contract Act (SCA). In addition to hourly pay, a Health and Welfare stipend of $4.98per hour will be provided for up to 40 hours per week. - You are also eligible to receive pay for up to 11 holidaysand annual vacation time payout, as well as access to an employee discount program. Travel time and mileage is fully reimbursable. - RTI International Field Interviewers also get the opportunity to make a difference in their local community as well as an opportunity to work for a company named by Newsweek as one of America's Greatest Workplaces 2023! Field Interviewers are responsible for - Traveling frequently to selected locations to recruit study participants - Making in-person contact with selected respondents to discuss the study, answer questions, and obtain participation - Collecting confidential information and administering standardized questionnaires - Independently managing administrative duties, including participating in conference calls and completing online trainings - Transmitting data as scheduled - Assuming full and legal responsibility for use and care of project-issued equipment - Safeguarding any participant incentives, issued equipment, or project materials against damage, loss, or theft - Assuming responsibility for and carefully tracking all participant incentives - Submitting timely and accurate Time and Expense reports - Attending virtually scheduled meetings with other members of the project team - Approaching selected households without a prior appointment - Working and driving after dark - Participating in weekly scheduled calls with the Field Supervisor Minimum Required Qualifications - Must be at least 21 years old at time of employment - Must possess High School Diploma or GED - Possess effective communication skills through speech and listening - Fluency in English through reading, writing, and speaking - 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 - Comfortable using RTI issued tablet, laptop and other associated equipment - Access to password protected WiFi connection for data transmission and administrative responsibilities - Able to keep project information confidential - Willingness to work in various types of weather conditions and after dark 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 set deadlines - Computer skills, including email and internet proficiency - Be comfortable working in unfamiliar areas - Maintain required system updates to project equipment, and completion of administrative tasks Work Schedule The data collection