Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Interviewer – Temporary

Oklahoma State Department of Health
May 15, 2023
Oklahoma County, OK
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Job Posting Title
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Interviewer - Temporary


Supervisory Organization
340 Center for Health Statistics

Job Posting End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Note: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 PM on the day prior to the posting end date above.

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Part time

Job Type

The hourly salary for this position is up to $15.50, based on education and experience..

PINs 34001020, 34001794, 34001710, 34002298

Job Description

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) is committed to leading Oklahoma to prosperity through health. Our mission is to protect and promote health, prevent disease and injury, and cultivate conditions by which Oklahomans can thrive. We value respect, collaboration, and service.

OSDH is seeking a part time Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) Interviewer providing support to the Center for Health Statistics. These are state employee positions 34001020 governed by the Civil Service Rules , located in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The hourly salary for this position isup 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,
  • Provides Customer Service to Oklahomans
  • Accurately Codes Survey Responses
  • Follows Study Protocols

Other Duties:

Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 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:

  • Hybrid (central office / telework) option.
  • Work is typically performed in an office setting with a climate-controlled settings and exposure to moderate noise level. 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.


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.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The State of Oklahoma is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of genetic information, race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Current State of Oklahoma employees must apply for open positions through their Workday account. Go to Careers app on WD home screen>Click on 'Find Jobs-Internal State of Oklahoma'.

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