Interpreter Job Description
Duties and Responsibilities
The responsibilities of this position include providing sign language interpreting and transliterating services in a variety of settings and dialects with the assistance and guidance of a Senior Interpreter. Settings include private industry, educational, and governmental. Dialects include, but are not limited to, American Sign Language, (ASL) Pidgin Sign English, (PSE) Signed Exact English, (SEE) and Conceptually Accurate Signed English (CASE)
In addition, this position will require the person to assist the Senior Interpreter with administrative duties related to running an interpreting team as assigned as well as assisting with the training of Junior Interpreters.
The person in this position will be responsible for using appropriate methods and techniques to convey information in both Sign Language and spoken English.
Maintain the confidentiality of all assignment related information including but not limited to information that is conveyed verbally, in Sign Language, and written forms.
Regularly attend relevant training workshops and classes to develop proficiency in both English and Sign Language.
Applicants must be a U.S. Citizen and meet the following requirements:
Graduate of an Interpreter Training Program (ITP) and or an Associates or Bachelors Degree in American Sign Language Interpreting
Knowledge of American Sign Language, (ASL) Pidgin Sign English, (PSE) Signed Exact English, (SEE) and Conceptually Accurate Signed English (CASE)
Three (3) to Nine (9) years of demonstrated experience interpreting in multiple settings
Virginia Quality Assurance Screening (VQAS) Level 2 or a National Certification
Ability to work with a variety of personalities and age groups
Ability to communicate orally and in writing
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