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ABOLISHED 07/06/2017 PER PAY LETTER 17-25 - Survey Interviewer (5564)

ABOLISHED 07/06/2017 PER PAY LETTER 17-25 - Survey Interviewer

California State Personnel Board Specification

  • Schematic Code: LX52
  • Class Code: 5564
  • Established: 04/27/1946
  • Revised: 12/07/1972
  • Title Changed: 08/01/1952


Under direction, to obtain prescribed information by personal interview or numerical count; and to do other related work.

Typical Tasks

Obtains survey data by making house-to-house or person-to-person canvass or by taking numerical counts; completes questionnaires and survey forms; codes, checks, and reviews information; makes reports; may assist in compiling data.

Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of: Methods of gathering and compiling survey data. Skill in interviewing and securing information.


Ability to: Read and write English at a level required for successful job performance; read maps and plans and become quickly oriented in new geographic settings; make simple arithmetic computations; write neatly and legibly; complete interview forms accurately; prepare clear, accurate reports; walk long distances.

Special Personal Characteristics

Willingness to walk long distances; willingness to work at irregular hours; willingness to travel throughout the State; impartiality; tact; pleasing personality; and neat personal appearance.


Additional Desirable Qualifications


Education equivalent to completion of the twelfth grade. Three months of experience in survey interview work or completion of a standard course in statistics.

  Updated: 10/4/2017
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