Field Interviewer - NSCAW at RTI International in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Posted in Other 13 days ago.

Job Description:

  • The pay rate for this position is $19.00 per hour 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 $4.27 per hour will be provided for up to 40 hours per week.

  • You are also eligible to receive pay for up to 10 holidays and annual vacation time payout, as well as access to an employee discount program.

  • Travel time and mileage is fully reimbursable.

Field Interviewers are responsible for

  • 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

  • Conducting phone interviews with adolescents, caregivers, and service caseworkers

  • When working in the field, must be willing to agree to any COVID-19 related protocols put in place by RTI. These could include, among others, wearing face coverings or respiratory protection, and completing a health pledge. All safety supplies required for use on the project will be provided by RTI

RTI International is seeking Part Time Field Interviewers to work on a government sponsored research study called the National Survey of Child and Adolescent Wellbeing (NSCAW). NSCAW is a national study of children who have had contact with the child welfare system or are at risk of abuse or neglect. This longitudinal study collects child and family-level data from children, their current caregivers, their caseworkers, and may take place in various locations including homes, agency offices, or group homes.

If you're interested in engaging people from diverse backgrounds, this may be the job for you. This is an excellent opportunity for individuals looking for a part-time, long-term career with a variable schedule that allows you to work independently and not be stuck in an office.

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, and 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

  • Able to keep project information confidential

  • Must have a phone for business use either landline or cell is appropriate

  • Must have a flexible schedule to administer surveys based on respondents' availability which may include daytime or evening hours on Monday-Friday and weekends

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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, namely email and internet proficiency

  • Access to password-protected Wi-Fi connection for data transmissions and administrative responsibilities

  • The data collection period is expected to be May, 2023 through December, 2023

  • On average, you will be needed part-time approximately 20 hours per week when work is available

  • On average, you should be available to work in the field 4 days each week

  • The majority of this work is anticipated to be during evenings and weekends

  • Each of your trips to the field are expected to be at least 4 hours long

You must attend a 3-day virtual training program from May 16, 2023 to May 18, 2023 between 10am and 3pm eastern time prior to beginning assignment. To participate in this training, you must have access to a reliable internet connection and available to participate without interruption. You will also need to complete a self-administered home study course prior to attending virtual training.

Milwaukee City and CountyRTI International will accommodate our job application procedures for disabled veterans and other qualified individuals with disabilities.
If you have a disability that affects the use of our online application system, or if you otherwise need accommodation in connection with the recruiting process due to a disability, please CLICK HERE for information on how to contact us to request an accommodation.

RTI International is an independent, nonprofit research institute dedicated to improving the human condition. Clients rely on us to answer questions that demand an objective and multidisciplinary approach--one that integrates expertise across the social and laboratory sciences, engineering, and international development. We believe in the promise of science, and we are inspired every day to deliver on that promise for the good of people, communities, and businesses around the world. For more information, visit

We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further information is available here.

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