Sign Language Interpreter

Washington, D.C
Nov 23, 2022
Dec 01, 2022
Full Time

As a Sign Language Interpreter for CIA, you will work alongside and support seasoned intelligence professionals with depth of knowledge in a range of topics, including specific geographic regions, technology, proliferation, and terrorism, among others. Due to the variety of positions held by the Agency's Deaf and hard-of-hearing employees, you must be flexible when it comes to assignments, have a diverse vocabulary, and display a strong commitment to customer service. In addition to providing interpreting services, you will manage interoffice and interagency projects of varying levels of complexity in support of related programs such as reasonable accommodations and corporate accessibility. In the part time position, candidates would work 24 - 32 hours a week.

Foreign and domestic travel may be required.


Conditions of Employment

  • You must apply online, while in the United States.
  • You must be a U.S. citizen and at least 18 years of age (dual-national U.S. citizens are eligible).
  • You must be willing to move to the Washington, DC, area.
  • You must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • CIA is a drug-free workforce. The issue of illegal drug use is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
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Minimum Qualifications
  • Strong signing and voicing skills.
  • National sign language interpreter certification.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Broad knowledge of technical and human resource vocabulary.
  • Strong understanding of ASL and Deaf culture.
  • Ability to work within a changing schedule.
  • Ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to meet the minimum requirements for joining CIA, including U.S. citizenship and a background investigation.
Desired Qualifications
  • Federal reasonable accommodations training or work experience.
  • Federal disability program management training or experience.


  • National sign language interpreter certification.

Additional information

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