Part-Time Field Interviewer in Fargo, ND at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 10/16/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

On behalf of RTI International, Headway Workforce Solutions is seeking motivated and independent individuals to conduct surveys for various research studies. We are looking for Part-Time Field Interviewers for several projects that we recruit for year-round. As a Part-Time Field Interviewer, you will screen participants while adhering to study and HIPAA guidelines.  An ideal candidate for this role has a flexible schedule, reliable personal transportation, and past field interviewing or data collecting experience. The hourly pay rate for this role varies based on project and location.

As a Part-Time Field Interviewer for RTI, you will…

  • Travel frequently to respondent locations (door-to-door, businesses, schools, etc.)
  • Be outside and exposed to all types of weather
  • Read text verbatim and communicate through speech and listening
  • Provide prompt, reliable, and accurate reporting to Field Supervisor; submit accurate expense reports in a timely manner
  • Maintain a professional demeanor at all times
  • Maintain confidentiality of all survey data, including participants’ personal information and responses in compliance with HIPAA and IRB guidelines outlined by RTI during training
  • Attend and complete training, either in-person or online depending on the project
  • Assume responsibility for and carefully track all money used for cash incentives, along with any other equipment provided by RTI


  • Must be at least 21 years’ old
  • Personal, reliable transportation with a driver’s license and proof of insurance
  • Ability to work 20 – 30 hours per week, mostly evening and weekend hours as required by your specific assignments. Availability to work during daytime as needed.
  • Regular access to a personal computer and wireless internet connection for completion of training courses
  • Able to transmit data electronically

Skills Required:

  • Personable, responsive, and interactive when conducting interviewing activities and able to work with a diverse population
  • Able to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluency in English through reading, writing, and speaking
  • Bilingual in English / Spanish is a plus
  • Competence in computer skills

Training Requirements:

  • Attend project specific training either over the phone or in-person (varies by project)
  • Read and successfully complete all general Field Interviewer and project specific materials
  • Read the Field Interviewer manual and successfully complete a home study prior to attending training
  • Participate in on-the-job training with a mentor or Field Supervisor, as needed
  • All Part-Time Field Interviewers will be employees of Headway Workforce Solutions

Physical Demands (similar to responsibilities of an FI):

  • 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, walk, and climb stairs
  • Communicate through speech and listening
  • Read text verbatim from a tablet or computer screen
  • Transport a laptop and tablet, and materials weighing approximately 12 pounds

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. 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 terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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