Part-Time Field Interviewer in Los Angeles, CA at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 9/4/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking Part-Time Field Interviewers to work on a research study in Los Angeles, CA, and throughout the state of California. Data collection will take place between August and September 2020, with the possibility of continuing until October 2020.

As a Part-Time Field Interviewer, you will interview respondents face-to-face while working daytime, evening, and weekend hours. Also, you will drive to and from the field interviewing sites (mileage reimbursed at federal mileage rate), walking, and climbing stairs.

Due to COVID-19 rules and regulations, all employees are provided PPE (face shield, face mask, hand sanitizer, disinfecting wipes, disposable masks and gloves, a box of tissues and a trash bag). Part-Time Field Interviewers will conduct interviews outside while wearing a mask and face shield and maintaining a distance of at least 6 feet (Interviewers are not allowed to enter respondents’ homes). We can provide additional supplies as needed. If you are not able to conduct an interview six feet away from the respondent, you can call them using your cell phone or provide a hard copy of the survey.


As a Part-Time Field Interviewer, you will:
  • Drive to and from designated field interviewing sites (located in diverse neighborhoods) to conduct a brief in-person interview.
  • Read street maps.
  • Interview respondents (either face to face, by phone, or hard copy) while using PPE equipment and maintaining a distance of at least 6 feet.
  • Use a Surface Pro tablet to conduct the interview entering information provided by respondents and transmitting data daily back to the home office.
  • Meet with the supervisor regularly both by phone and in-person.
  • Encourage study participation.

Why you will love working on this project:
  • Competitive hourly rate of $20 per hour
  • Flexible work schedule, averaging 24-30 hours per week.
  • Paid training program
  • Work on an important project that will provide gold-standard data to help the State of California make crucial decisions about funding for critical services and infrastructures - like healthcare, health emergency services, and supplies, housing, schools, senior centers, public safety, and roads. This survey will also help us assess the success of the 2020 Census in California.

Requirements of a Part-Time Field Interviewer
  • Valid driver’s license, proof of auto insurance, and a dependable car.
  • Consent to a background check (includes DMV) and conflict of interest screening.
  • Pass and complete mandatory paid training.
  • Regularly work evenings and weekends.
  • Familiar with a smartphone and related applications (Google maps).
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

Qualifications:
  • Prior survey research or data collection experience, or related professional experience preferred
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish (reading, writing, speaking) preferred
  • Motivated self-starter, comfortable working independently and as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Comfortable traveling to and working with at-risk and underserved populations in a range of community and neighborhood settings
  • Exceptional time-management, organizational, and record-keeping skills

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made by your employer to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions Interviewer candidates are also required to:

  • Travel frequently to respondent locations.
  • Be outside and exposed to all types of weather.
  • Be exposed to fumes and odors as might be expected in any outdoor environment.
  • Stand and walk throughout the workday (several hours a day).
  • Climb stairs when necessary.
  • Always wear a mask when conducting data collection.
  • Communicate through speech and listening.
  • Read text verbatim from a tablet or computer screen.
  • Transport a tablet, cellphone, and survey materials weighing approximately 12 pounds.

All candidates must be available to participate in an online paid training course; the dates are to be determined. All candidates must be available for the duration of the project.

About Headway: Headway Workforce Solutions is a leading B2B (Business to Business) provider of workforce solutions with an array of contract-based integrated services and national staffing solutions. Passionate about our work and dedication to our clients, we are committed to exceeding expectations in the human capital service sector. To learn more about us visit: www.headwaywfs.com

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, genetics, or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all employment terms and conditions, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, training, tuition assistance, education, social recreation programs, and benefits.

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