BRFSS Interviewer

Recruitment #210406-UNCX-165


The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to providing quality health services to Oklahoma citizens. The mission of the Department of Health is to promote, protect and improve the health of all Oklahomans through strategies that focus on preventing disease and injuries.

OSDH is seeking a Temporary BRFSS Interviewer providing support to the Center for Health Statistic Department. This is an unclassified position in state government, located in Oklahoma City, OK.  The hourly salary for this position is up to $15.50 based on education and experience.

Position Summary
This position collects data on personal behaviors that affect health by conducting telephone surveys (including but not limited to the Oklahoma Behavioral Risk factor Surveillance System (BRFSS).

Position Responsibilities /Essential Functions
•Conducts telephone interviews, 
•Cross Training on all projects,  
•Verification of accuracy on completed surveys.
Other Duties
•Demonstrates knowledge of and supports mission, vision, value statements, standards, policies and procedures, operating instructions, confidentiality standards, and the code of ethical behavior.
•Works effectively in team environment, participating and assisting their peers.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Education and Experience
Requirements consist of a high school diploma or GED and one year of clerical office experience.

Valued Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Requirements include knowledge of office methods and procedures; of telephone procedures and standard business communications; of grammar, punctuation, spelling, and basic mathematics. Skill is required to operate office machines including computers/PCs.

Ability is required to follow oral and written instructions;  to independently follow established protocols, encourage respondents to answer questions, probe and clarify if needed and to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.

Physical Demands and Work Environment
While performing the duties of the job, employee is required to talk, stand, walk, and reach with hands and arms.  This position requires long period of sitting and daily use of computer and phone. Employees are required to ensure they can meet the minimum technical requirements in order to adequately perform their job duties from the telework location and maintain the security of state data. Employees will be required to follow the OSDH telework policy.


If education, certification or licensure is required to meet qualifications, applicants must provide documentation at the time of interview.

All applicants are subject to a background check and must be legally authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship.


Please read instructions carefully and include all required documents when you submit your application.

No additional information will be accepted after the application has been submitted.


Veteran's Preference Points Apply only for initial appointment in the Classified Service.

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