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INTERPRETER/TRANSLATOR – (30 hours per week)

Posted on: October 11, 2017

TITLE: INTERPRETER/TRANSLATOR – (30 hours per week)

Domestic Assistance Response Team

A certified Interpreter/Translator in English/Spanish will be responsible to interpret statements simultaneously or consecutively during telephone calls, victim/witness interviews, hospital visits and interviews with other employees, to facilitate communication for victims/witnesses with limited English proficiency. Translating may include graphic details of horrific incidents and exposure to profane language. This position is also responsible for translating the written word from English to Spanish and vice versa. The work schedule for this position is 8:30 a.m. –3:00 p.m., Monday – Friday. This position is funded by the VOCA grant and will be reviewed for renewal on a yearly basis, contingent on continued funding.

Minimum requirements:

  • Certification by the State or an accredited organization, and
  • Must be fluent in English and Spanish, and
  • Must have knowledge of legal terminology, and the ability to interpret/translate legal terminology

Candidate must be able to maintain professionalism when dealing with graphic details of horrific incidents and exposure to profane language. Candidates must be able to handle confidential information with the highest degree of professional responsibility. Candidate must also be flexible with their work schedule when needed.

Hourly Rate: $30.00 per Hour

To apply for this position, please fax an updated resume and cover memo to include the exact months and years of employment to Human Resources at 305-547-0779 or email to HumanResources@MiamiSAO.com, by 12:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 25, 2017.

 Insurance benefits, vacation package, and Florida Retirement System Pension benefits are offered with this position

Internal and External Candidates will be considered

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

 

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