Arabic (MSA) + Dialects Linguist -Travel Worldwide (101)

  • Mission Essential
  • 02/26/2018

Job Description

The qualified candidate will be able to translate and perform consecutive interpretation between English and the source language/s. Interpretation may include individual meetings or conference-type settings; simultaneous interpretation skills are a plus, but not required. Work will be performed in a fast-paced environment and requires flexibility. Each linguist is expected to have expertise in a variety of topics ranging from technical to political and military vocabulary and an understanding of a variety of dialects/jargon is a plus. The successful candidate should be willing to travel overseas for extended periods, sometimes to areas of conflict Relevant Years of Experience: 3-5 Years of recent and relative experience Education: College Education in target Language of where language is spoken Core Skills (must be able to demonstrate ALL in a resume): Interpretation, Translation of Target Language to English, and Translation of English into Target Language Ancillary Skills (must be able to demonstrate ALL in a resume):Editing, Workflow, Quality Control, and Summarizing/Gisting Areas of Expertise (must be able to demonstrate ALL in a resume): Religion, Science and Technology, Sponsor Operations Clearance: Must have a TS/SCI to be considered Language Skills: • Candidates must be proficient at a level 3/3+ on the ILR or equivalent scale or higher as well as be able to pass an English comprehension test. • Excellent Target Language and English skills are an absolute must. • Successful candidates must be able to travel to Northern Virginia to take a Government Proctored Translation and Interpretation Language exam in order to be considered for this position JBMissionEssential ICJBMeta