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Spanish Linguist

Company: KACE
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

*TITLE: * Spanish Linguist*LOCATION: * Chantilly, VA*RECRUITER: * Richard Shaw*About KACE: *When you make the decision to join KACE, you are choosing to work alongside talented professionals that have one thing in common; the passion to make a difference! KACE employees bring their diverse talents and experiences to work on critical projects that help shape the nation's safety, security, and quality of life.No Translation or Interpreting experience needed; we will provide you the training for it! We will also be willing to sponsor up to 2 Government Security Clearances for this role. Plenty of upward mobility as we only promote from within for our Linguist team and resources for training as you move up!*What we are seeking **-**?*Spanish Linguists to support the federal and local law enforcement community by providing real time translation services in a fast-paced environment.*Key functions you will perform: ** *Knowledge* - Extensive knowledge of slang terminology in the Spanish Mexican dialects.* *Summarize Content* - Listen to or read communications in the source language/dialect and provide immediate verbal summaries to law enforcement personnel, followed by a typed-concise, and accurate synopsis of the oral and/or written communication in the government-approved computer system,* *Transcribe* - Render a written (typed) word for word rendition of audio and/or video recordings in the source language, using required format.* *Translate* - Provide an accurate rendition of the source language, conveying the true meaning (s) into Standard English. Transcriptions and/or translations must be court ready.* *Computer* - Must possess strong computer skills in MS Office, including Microsoft Word and Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook and the ability to type 45 words per minute*The work environment* - work is performed in a secured, windowless government facility. The position requires prolonged periods of sitting at a designated workstation monitoring computer data and processing information.*Work Schedule** Tuesday - Saturday from 3:30 PM EST to 12:00 AM EST.* Available to work 40 hours per week* Available to work nights to include one weekend night and some holidays.* Employees supporting this contract are considered *ESSENTIAL* to the Federal Government.? This means that linguists are required to work during emergency situations, including inclement weather, natural and man-made disasters, etc.*Requirements you must have: ** Bachelor's degree *AND* three (3) years' experience in a professional setting *OR *Associate degree *AND* five (5) years' experience in a professional setting *OR* a High School Diploma *AND* seven (7) years of experience.* Knowledgeable in text language, Social Media and Webchat* Must be able to pass a third-party Language Assessment (Listening/Speaking/Reading/Writing) in Spanish and English* Must possess excellent verbal and written skills in both the source and target language, including correct and accurate grammar, punctuation, and spelling.* Must be able to work under pressure, in a fast-paced environment and be able to communicate effectively with management and law enforcement personnel.* Requires the ability to prioritize, have effective time management skills, meet stringent deadlines, balance multiple tasks and work in a team environment.*Security Clearance Requirements: ** Applicants selected will be subject to a Government background investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.* Must be U.S Citizen* Residency requirement - 3 consecutive years in the last 5 years*Our COVID-19 Response*The health and safety of our employees, partners, and customers is our priority. We have implemented workplace safety protocols and constantly monitor the evolving situation to adjust our COVID-19 response as needed. Additionally, as a federal contractor, we have policies from certain customers that require personnel working onsite to be fully vaccinated or regularly provide negative COVID-19 test results.These requirements are thoroughly reviewed during the employment screening process. Candidates must meet all qualifications and selection criteria.For more information about the company please visit our website at www.kacecompany.com*KACE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.*Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $25.60 per hourSchedule:* 8 hour shiftApplication Question(s):* Are you willing to commit to the work schedule of Tues-Sat 3:30pm-12am?* Are you fluent or have great knowledge with the Spanish Mexican Dialect and slang?* Since you will be handling Classified documents and information, this opportunity requires to be 100% on-site in Chantilly, VA. Are you willing to commute to this location?* Part of the security clearance process, you will have to be either a US citizen or permanent resident. We cannot consider DACA candidates. Out of the recent past 5 years, 3 of those years consecutively have you physically resided in the US?* Do you have any of the following experience:BS Degree: 2 years of employmentAS Degree: 5 years of employmentHigh School: 7 years of employmentWork Location: One location

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