IRT, Inc.

Interpreters

US-MD-Bethesda
2 years ago
ID
2016-1259
# of Openings
1
Category
Administrative/Clerical

Overview

We are always looking for experienced, energetic, independent self-starters to join Integrated Resource Technologies in helping our customer succeed. We have a strong sense of purpose and a deep passion for our organization. We currently are looking for the right candidate who is responsible for analyzing, designing, installing, configuring, maintaining and repairing network infrastructure and application components, to include cable infrastructure and bandwidth solutions. If this sounds like the right opportunity for YOU, apply today to help make a difference!

Responsibilities

Interpretation Services shall be performed by qualified, professional, experienced interpreters who possess a high level of interpretation skills and proficiency in both the English language and the non-English speaker's language in order to interpret the speaker's meaning completely and accurately. Specifically, the selected candidate shall be:

  • Knowledgeable of specialized vocabulary including basic scientific language (i.e., terminology) in both English and the foreign language typically used in systems including, but not limited to, health care systems, social service systems and legal systems.
  • Knowledgeable of the Code of Professional Responsibility for Interpreters and protocol of court interpreting, indicated by the interpreter's signature on a copy of the Code of Professional Responsibility;
  • Able to speak English and the foreign language fluently, including high-to-low levels of language register, regional and cultural colloquialisms, and slang expressions, and do so with clear and intelligible pronunciation;
  • Able to interpret in a manner that is factually and conceptually accurate without changes, omissions, or additions;
  • Able to preserve the tone and emotional level of the speaker, as well as manage the delivery, speed and length of the statement (projection, pace and pausing) of the speaker;
  • Able to maintain appropriate speed and projection while rendering interpretation, and request and incorporate clarification of speaker's statements only when justified.

Qualifications

Applicant should have the following qualifications:

  • Language expertise in one or more of the following languages:
    • Spanish
    • Chinese (traditional)
    • Vietnamese
    • Amharic
    • French
    • Korean
    • Brazilian
    • Farsi
    • Arabic
    • Russian
    • Afrikaans
    • Thai
    • Japanese
    • Hindi
    • Italian
    • Navajo
    • Polish
    • Tagalog
  • At least two or more of the following certifications and/or qualifications:
    • Interpreter Certification from an Accredited University or Institution
    • Community Interpreter Certification from an Accredited Organization
    • Legal Interpreter Certification from an Accredited Organization
    • Medical Interpreter Certification from an Accredited Organization
    • The Translators and Interpreters Guild Certification
    • Federal, State or the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT) certification
    • Judiciary Interpreters and Translators Certification Examination (JITCE) certification will be accepted
    • Passage of one or all of the following levels of State Department examination: Escort; Conference and Seminar
  • Knowledge of specialized vocabulary including scientific, medical, and/or legal terminology
  • Ability to speak English and foreign language fluently
  • Ability to interpret in manner that is factually and conceptually accurate
  • 3 years of experience interpreting
  • Signed copy of  Code of Professional Responsibility

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