Sign Language Interpreter

Employer
USAJobs
Location
Washington, D.C
Posted
Jul 14, 2019
Closes
Jul 16, 2019
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Duties

Summary

As a Sign Language Interpreter for the 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.
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Responsibilities

As a Sign Language Interpreter for the 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 a 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.

Foreign and domestic travel may be required.

For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/sl-interpreter.html

Travel Required

Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

Supervisory status
No

Promotion Potential
None

Requirements

Conditions of Employment


  • US citizenship required (dual national US citizens are eligible).
  • All positions require relocation to the Washington, DC metropolitan area.
  • All applicants must successfully complete a thorough medical and psychological exam, a polygraph interview, and a comprehensive background investigation.
  • All applicants must generally not have used illegal drugs within the last twelve months. The issue of illegal drug use prior to twelve months ago is carefully evaluated during the medical and security processing.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/sl-interpreter.html

Qualifications

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.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Federal reasonable accommodations training or work experience.
  • Federal disability program management training or experience.
For further information and to apply, please visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/sl-interpreter.html

Education

  • National sign language interpreter certification.


Additional information

Benefits

Every career at the CIA is a rewarding one. In addition to serving your country with the certainty that your work makes a difference, the CIA offers a comprehensive benefits package to reflect the dedication and contributions of our employees. To learn more about CIA benefits, click the following link: https://www.cia.gov/careers/benefits.html

Other Information

For more information on CIA careers and correct salary rates, visit https://www.cia.gov/careers/

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications of the specific position to which you are applying. To view this position's requirements, visit: https://www.cia.gov/careers/opportunities/support-professional/sl-interpreter.html

Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance
Top Secret

Drug test required
Yes

Required Documents

The following items must be attached to your on-line application (PDF format preferred):
  • Resume.
  • A cover letter in which you specify your qualifications for this position. Please address why you want to work in this role and what differentiates you from other applicants.
  • Unofficial transcripts for all degrees.
  • Copies of all certifications.


If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.