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Spanish Interpreter
Summary
Title:Spanish Interpreter
ID:1936
Department:Spanish Language Unit
Campaign Start Date:07/02/2019
Salary Range:$45,215
Description
Position Summary:
The New York County District Attorney's Office (DANY) has an immediate opening for an English-Spanish Bilingual Interpreter in its Spanish Language Unit. In this position the Interpreter is responsible for providing interpreting and translation support to the unit and office.
 
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Ability to translate both written and verbal communication from English to Spanish and Spanish to English a must.
  • Prepare translated transcriptions from recordings.
  • Provide interpretations as required by phone conferences, community presentations, and in-person interviews (on-site and off-site).
  • Render court testimony on translations and interpretations performed.
  • Proofread translations and provide feedback.
  • Take telephone requests for Spanish language services and update unit database.
  • In a team effort support Unit staff with translation & interpretation assignments as assigned by supervisor.
Qualifications:
  • At least 2-3 years of professional translation and interpretation experience required.
  • Must possess fluency in Spanish & English both oral and written.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word and Excel) and Wordfast required.
  • Exceptional organizational, communication and interpersonal skills a must.
  • Must be a team-player and be able to work well under pressure to meet specific deadlines.
  • Must be detail oriented, self-motivated and able to multi-task.
Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required; Spanish major preferred.
Preferred Requirements:
  • Court Interpreter Certification preferred.
Commitment:
  • A one (1) year commitment to the hiring bureau.
 
The New York County District Attorney's Office is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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