Professional Solutions, LLC

Translator/Linguist

US-VA-Alexandria
4 months ago
Secondary Job Title
N/A
Category
Linguists

Overview

ProSol seeks Translators, Interpreters and Comprehensive Linguistics Analysts to support the Department of Homeland Security, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Agency. Candidates will be required to translate, interpret and/or analyze collateral materials such as pre-recorded audio, videos, and other printed materials and documents.

 

The candidate must have the ability to operate effectively under pressure adhering to the ProSol Core Values of Agility: rapid adaptation to the changing requirements and environment of our clients; Excellence: Service quality that exceeds the expectations of our clients; Integrity: Accountability and honesty−always doing the right thing; and Long Term Commitment: Unquestioned loyalty and dedication to our clients, partners and employees.

 

**This position is NOT ACTIVE; posting is for upcoming proposal**

Responsibilities

Candidates are required to translate, interpret and/or analyze collateral materials such as pre-recorded audio, videos, and other printed materials and documents.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Collecting, translating and interpreting mission related data
  • Analyzing data and cultural consulting
  • Supporting interviews and preparing related assessment reports
  • Title III monitoring and intercepting

Qualifications

  • Minimum of one year professional experience translating source documentation and multimedia
  • Ability to pass English language proficiency tests in 4 skill areas of listening, reading, writing and speaking, with a minimum score of 3.0. 
  • Federal & State Court Certified Interpreters are exempt from the testing requirement.
  • Strong proofing and editing skills in the English language

Education & Experience Requirements

  • Translation and transcription experience is required; previous title III translation experience is preferred.
  • Must be a US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident and lived in the US 3 out of the last 5 years
  • Current ILR scores - 3/3/3/3 or certified court translator. Test score are valid for 3 years 

Language Skills & Proficiency

  • Fluency in a foreign language  prefer one of the following languages American Sign Language (ASL), Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese), Norwegian, Russian, Arabic, Serb-Croatian, Vietnamese, Dutch, Hindi, French, Lao, Thai, Tamil, Malayalam, Jamaican Patois, Hausa, Tagalog, Dari, Pashto and Farsi.
  • Required to pass language testing prior to begining work; must score 3/3/3/3 (reading, writing, speaking and listening).
  • Foreign Language to English and English to Foreign Language.

Security Clearance

DEA, DHS/ICE

Additional Clearance Information

  • Current DHS-ICE or DEA clearances are highly desired
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain DHS-ICE clearance

Physical Demands

  • Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Typically employees sit comfortably to do their work, interspersed by brief periods of standing, walking, bending, carrying papers and books, and extensive periods requiring the use of computer terminals to accomplish work objectives.

  • Auditory and keyboarding skills

Schedule

  • Based on Task order
  • Varying schedules to meet client needs

Standard Work Hours

  • Flexible hours based on client needs

Travel Expectations

  • Travel may be required to support remote client locations

Travel Schedule

  • Based on client requirements

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