Arabic (MSA) + Dialects Linguist -Travel Worldwide





The qualified candidate will be able to translate and perform consecutive interpretation between English and the source language/s. Interpretation may include individual meetings or conference-type settings; simultaneous interpretation skills are a plus, but not required. Work will be performed in a fast-paced environment and requires flexibility. Each linguist is expected to have expertise in a variety of topics ranging from technical to political and military vocabulary and an understanding of a variety of dialects/jargon is a plus.  The successful candidate should be willing to travel overseas for extended periods, sometimes to areas of conflict.

Minimum Requirements

Relevant Years of Experience: 3-5 Years of recent and relative experience
Education: College Education in target Language of where language is spoken
Core Skills (must be able to demonstrate ALL in a resume):  Interpretation, Translation of Target Language to English, and Translation of English into Target Language
Ancillary Skills (must be able to demonstrate ALL in a resume):Editing, Workflow, Quality Control, and Summarizing/Gisting
Areas of Expertise (must be able to demonstrate ALL in a resume): Religion, Science and Technology, Sponsor Operations
Clearance: Must have a TS/SCI to be considered 
Language Skills:
Candidates must be proficient at a level 3/3+ on the ILR or equivalent scale or higher as well as be able to pass an English comprehension test.
Excellent Target Language and English skills are an absolute must.
Successful candidates must be able to travel to Northern Virginia to take a Government Proctored Translation and Interpretation Language exam in order to be considered for this position.

Desired Requirements

Ancillary Skills (must be able to demonstrate experience in a resume): Terminology Management, Translation Related Services, Triage, Subject Matter expertise, and Language Training
Areas of Expertise (must be able to demonstrate experience in a resume): Geospatial, Counter-Proliferation, Counterterrorism, Legal/Law, Military, Narcotics, Cyber, and Economics

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 WZ requirements if needed 
Medically fit to travel if needed for a TDY mission
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