NVTC Linguist (various languages) - USA (158)

  • Mission Essential
  • 02/26/2018

Job Description

Linguists shall be prepared and qualified to provide translation or transcription services to include the translation of written, electronic and multi-media material to and from English and a Target Language. Materials include, but are not limited to: business, legal, medical, technical, documents, software, website localization for Internet and intranet, video subtitling and captioning. Services also include, but are not limited to, formatting, proofreading, editing, graphic design, and desktop publishing.Linguists may be requested to perform interpretation services (i.e., the interpretation of oral communication to and from English and a Target Language), if qualified. Interpretation includes, but is not limited to, consecutive, escort, telephonic, and voiceovers. Interpreter forums may include meetings, conferences, seminars, briefings, training, military operations, law enforcement, intelligence and operational support. Additionally, linguists supporting ow-density Target Languages may be asked to process workflow functions, such as performing Quality Assurance (QA), when not utilized for translation purposes Read, Listen, and Speak coherently in one of the following Target Languages and English: Acholi Albanian Amharic Sudanese Yemeni Modern Standard Arabic Bambara Benglai Chinese Mandarin Dari Dinka Gujarti Huasa Hindi Igbo Kanuri Kiyuyu Luo Ndebele Nuer Pashto Farsi Polish Portuguese Punjabi Serbian Turkish Ukrainian Urdu Interpretation and Translation from Target language to English may be required Maintain the integrity and meaning of the material through translations; Translate general and technical material to and from a Target Language and English; Quickly scan and accurately translate a large amount of material; Converse professionally in formal and informal situations, resolve problems, work with unfamiliar topics, provide explanations, offer supported opinions and hypothesize; Computer skills (office, web browsing, email, chat, skype, facebook, etc) Applicants with an Active US Security Clearance are preferred 3-5 Years Linguist Experience US CITIZEN JBMissionEssential ICJBMeta