Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Interviewer (Temporary)

Oklahoma State Department of Health
May 19, 2023
Oklahoma County, OK
Job Type


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.

Estimated Appointment End Date (Continuous if Blank)

Part time

Job Type

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

PIN 34002298

Job Description

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

  • 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.

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:

  • 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.

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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