Kurdish Linguist-CAT II

Security Clearance:
Secret

Regular/Temporary:
Regular

Position Description:

Valiant is seeking skilled Linguists to provide interpretation, transcription, and translation services in support of ongoing and new U.S operations and mission requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct accurate and consecutive translation, transcription, and interpretation Kurdishinto English
  • Translate various syntax and expressions to include colloquial and slang phrases from English Kurdish and vice versa
  • Work and travel in austere environments
  • Provide advice on cultural and ethnic significance of statements, conversations, situations, and documents
  • Accurately scan, research, and analyze foreign language documents
  • Other related tasks as assigned

QHSE REQUIREMENTS

  • Take reasonable care for the Health and Safety of yourself and other persons who may be affected by your actions or omissions.
  • Conform to all Safety Instructions given by those with a higher responsibility for Health and Safety.
  • Report all hazards, potential hazards or dangerous situations, including damaged or mislaid personal protective equipment to your Supervisor or Safety Representative.
  • Report Environmental impacts, anything that results in a change to the Environment as a result of Valiant’s activities, products or services.
  • Participate in the achievement of Valiant’s QHSE objectives and targets, both those at departmental and company level.
CORE VALUES:

INTEGRITY - Honesty, Trust and Respect in every situation

EXCELLENCE - Performance, Effectiveness, Quality, and Safety in everything we do

INNOVATION - Embracing new ideas and best practice in every service that we provide.

Valiant Integrated Services is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Position Requirements:

Required Qualifications:

  • Must have a proficiency in Kurdish and English speaking and writing Level 3/3 of Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR)-Native proficiency preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of Kurdish culture with previous work in the region-Native familiarity preferred
  • Experience interpreting and translating Kurdish into English
  • Ability to understand the essentials of all speech in standard dialect and vocabulary rarely requiring the need for paraphrasing or explanation
  • Familiarity with the local culture and customs with the ability to operate within the local populace
  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • Clearance Required: Secret

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تاريخ النشر: ٢٤ يناير ٢٠٢١
الناشر: Company Website
تاريخ النشر: ٢٤ يناير ٢٠٢١
الناشر: Company Website