Amharic Interpreter - Washington, DC

Location: Washington, District of Columbia
Anglin Consulting Group is seeking an Amharic Interpreter.

Anglin Consulting Group is a fast-growing professional service firm that partners with private organizations and government agencies. We help our clients augment their existing in-house capabilities and deliver expert counsel to keep them efficient and relevant in today’s dynamic marketplace.  Our team delivers flexible support programs designed to drive measurable results in a broad range of areas. These include business operations, IT services, program management, finance operations, logistics and acquisition, and custodial services. Based in Washington, DC, Anglin Consulting Group is an economically disadvantaged woman-owned and service-disabled-owned small business.  A career at Anglin Consulting means you’re able to put your expertise, credentials, and talents to great use within prominent public and private establishments while also enjoying the excitement in working with a variety of organizations simultaneously. Contribute independently and collaboratively alongside our amazing team of doers and thinkers. At Anglin, we’re continually striving to take client organizations one step further.  Anglin Consulting is small enough to offer a family atmosphere yet large enough to deliver a highly competitive compensation package. We hire and retain the best in the industry, offering exceptional benefits that protect the well-being of our employees, their spouses and domestic partners, and their families.

Key Role:
Responsible for listening to, understanding, and interpreting from Amharic to English. 
  • Facilitate effective communication between two parties that do not speak a similar language by converting one spoken or written language to another.
  • Attend conferences and meetings and act as official translator to mediate discussion.
  • Relay concepts and ideas between languages.
  • Translate spoken communication to sign language for hearing impaired audience.
  • Receive and submit assignments electronically.
  • Use dictionaries and glossaries for reference.
  • Employ computer-assisted translation.
  • Facilitate communication for people with limited English proficiency.
  • Translate languages at meetings such as attorney-client meetings, preliminary hearings, arraignments, depositions, and trials.
  • Interpret both legal terminology and colloquial language.
  • Read aloud documents in a language other than that in which they were written.
  • Provide language services to healthcare patients with limited English proficiency.
  • Translate patient materials and informational brochures issued by hospitals and medical facilities into another language.
  • Accompany foreign visitor and facilitate communication between receiving party and visitors.
  • Adapt a product or service for use in a different language and culture.
Required Qualifications:
One (1) consecutive year of professional experience in the field of oral interpretation and one of the follow certifications and/or qualifications:
  • Interpreter Certification from an Accredited University or Institution
  • Community Interpreter Certification from an Accredited Organization
  • Legal Interpreter Certification from an Accredited Organization
  • Medical Interpreter Certification from an Accredited Organization
  • The translators and Interpreters Guild Esterification
  • Certification recognized by the DC Superior Court
  • Federal, State or the National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT) certification;
  • Judiciary Interpreters and Translators Certification Examination (JITCE) certification will be accepted
  • Passage of one or all of the following levels of State Department examination: (1) Escort; (2) Conference; and (3) Seminar
  • Passage of examinations offered through the Consortium of the National Center for the State Courts (NCSC) and/or member states
Clearance:  Applicants selected may be subject to a security and/or background investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Job: Translation, Interpretation
Primary Location: Washington, DC 
Travel: No

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Anglin Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to creating a diverse environment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.
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