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Arabic Linguist CAT III with Security Clearance

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Valiant is seeking skilled Linguists to provide interpretation, transcription, and translation services in support of ongoing and new U.S operations and mission requirements.
  • This position is contingent upon contract award***OCONUS Location TBD*** RESPONSIBILITIES: Linguists shall have the ability to listen, read, write and speak in clear and concise grammar and pronunciation, and provide translation and interpretation services in the required target foreign language(s) and English at a minimum of 3 on the ILR scale in all test areas.
  • Conduct accurate and consecutive translation, transcription, and interpretation from Arabic into English
  • Translate various syntax and expressions to include colloquial and slang phrases from English Arabic and vice versa
  • Accurately scan, research, and analyze foreign language documents
  • Other related tasks as assigned

Specific Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. citizen
  • TS/SCI
  • Linguist shall have typing and PowerPoint skills.
  • Ability to provide idiomatic translations of nontechnical material using correct syntax and expression from the foreign language to English, and vice-versa.
  • Ability to conduct consecutive, accurate interpretation of on-going conversations and/or activities.
  • Familiarity and ability to conduct oneself per the local culture and customs.
  • Ability to deal inconspicuously with local populace.
  • Willing and able to live and work in harsh environment, to include living and working in temporary facilities as mission dictates.
  • Ability to serve in a combat zone and previous SOF experience is desirable.
  • Ability to function effectively and efficiently during extended periods of high pressure and stress as required by SOF.
  • Ability to operate a Government furnished light or medium mobility vehicle in support of operations. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:
  • High School graduate, GED, or equivalent is a minimum with some college level work preferred. In lieu of education, experience may be substituted ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
  • Special Skills: parachuting, rappelling, fast roping, and other insertion/extraction techniques.
  • Ability to lift at least 30 lbs. overhead and complete a 3-mile trail-hike with 30 lbs. rucksack in less than 90 minutes Highly Desired Req. 22-2891 Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Hard Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Advanced language knowledge
  • Advanced writing skills
  • Proofreading and editing skills
  • Audio translating experience
  • Document interpretation
  • Simultaneous translations experience
  • Consecutive interpreting expertise

Soft Skills

  • Adaptability
  • Self-motivated
  • Responsible
  • Organized
  • Work well under pressure