Court Interpreter - Spanish

SOS International LLC
Arlington, VA
Jan 11, 2021
Jan 19, 2021
Accountant, IT
Full Time
**Essential Job Duties**SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking qualified, professional, and experienced **Spanish** Court Interpreters to support a federal government customer in **Guaynabo, PR** . Our job is to support our customer's ongoing court cases by providing **Spanish** language interpretation.These cases are supported on an as-needed basis and require interpreters with flexible schedules. Shift hours will differ from assignment to assignment, based on needs of the customer. We provide the interpreter with as much notice as possible, anywhere from 3 to 6 weeks ahead of time. From time to time, we have rush requests due to a cancellation.ESSENTIAL DUTIESProvides consecutive and simultaneous interpretation between **Spanish** and English and vice versaLeads three-way telephonic interpretations between Government representatives and low English proficiency individuals as requiredPerforms sight translation, occurring when an interpreter is given a written document in one language and asked to read it aloud in another languageProvides quality control review of translated documents as requiredPerforms other duties as required**Qualifications**Legal ability to work in US Certified Interpreter (Federal, State or NAJIT certified) or possess one (1) year of experience interpreting in a judicial environmentHighly proficient in both English and **Spanish** vocabularies typically used in formal, consultative, and casual modes of communication in justice system contexts, including colloquial slang, idiosyncratic slang, and regionalismsKnowledgeable of specialized vocabulary (terminology) in both English and **Spanish** related to legal and criminal justice system terminology and immigration procedures, particularly with regard to terminology typically used in Immigration Court hearingsAbility to speak English and **Spanish** fluently, including high to low levels of language register, regional colloquialisms and slang expressions, and do so with clear and intelligible pronunciationAbility to perform simultaneous, consecutive, and sight translation in a manner that is factually and conceptually accurate without changes, omissions, or additionsAbility 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 speakerAbility to maintain appropriate speed and projection while rendering interpretation, and request and incorporate clarification of speaker's statements only when justified**Work Environment**DESIRED QUALITIESFederal, State, National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT), or Judiciary Interpreters and Translators Certification Examination (JITCE) certification in interpretationExperience providing interpretation for Department of Justice (DoJ) Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) court casesWORK ENVIRONMENTFast-paced, deadline-driven environmentWork is on an as-needed basisOffice environment with differing locations depending upon assignmentRefer this job to a friend**Job Locations** _US-VA-Arlington_**Job Post Information* : Posted Date** _1 year ago_ _(12/28/2019 8:03 AM)_**_ID_** _2019-2957_**_\# of Openings_** _1_**_Category_** _Other_**_Location : Location_** _US-VA-Arlington_

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