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Arabic / French Linguist (2021-0169)

Acclaim Technical Services
Reston, VA
  • Expired: December 27, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Acclaim Technical Services, founded in 2000, is a leading language and intelligence services company supporting a wide range of U.S. Federal agencies. We are an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company, which is uncommon within our business sector. We see this as a significant strength, and it shows: ATS is consistently ranked as a top workplace among DC area firms and continues to grow.

We are actively hiring an Arabic / French Linguist to join our team working in Reston, VA. You will be responsible for translating documents into English and providing consecutive interpretation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Broader variety of language-related tasks, to include triage, gisting, and transcription of audio/video materials.
  • Utilize knowledge of the cultural milieu in the Arab world in order to properly render abstract language and idioms.
  • Previous work experience with the USG and/or military as a linguist is helpful, but is not a requirement.
  • Applicants must have a willingness to travel worldwide, to include warzones and austere locations, in support to the US Government at any time.

REQUIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
  • Must possess an active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • BA/BS Degree strongly desired
  • Candidates must be proficient at a Level 3 on the ILR scale, or an equivalent, signifying "professional performance," in translation, speaking, and listening
  • Excellent Target Language and English skills
  • Willingness to travel a minimum of 40% of the year to locations worldwide, to include warzones
  • When not on travel, this position may require the employee to work in a Northern Virginia office for a standard forty-hour work week

PREFERRED SKILLS
  • Ability to work as a team
  • Ability to give/receive constructive feedback on translation reviews
  • Ability to type no less than 45wpm in English and in the target language
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be able to qualify on weapons to meet warzone requirements
  • Medically fit to travel to all areas
  • Willingness to travel to meet changing mission needs - "anywhere, anytime"
  • Must have cultural knowledge and be knowledgeable in current events for their area of expertise
  • All candidates must pass the English test with a score of 80% or above
  • All candidates must provide a copy of their current US passport

COVID-19 Proof of Vaccination Requirements

To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, ATS may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or test on a weekly basis. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action

ATS is committed to a program of equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion/creed, hairstyles and hair textures, handicap/disability, genetic information/history, military/veteran status, or any other characteristic or condition protected by federal, state or local law. It is the policy of ATS not merely to refrain from employment discrimination as required by the various federal, state, and local enactments, but to take positive affirmative action to realize for women, people of color, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans full equal employment opportunity. We support the employment and advancement in employment of individuals with disabilities and of protected veterans, and we treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status.

Acclaim Technical Services

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Reston, VA
20190 USA

Industry

Government

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