• Somali Linguist Category III OCONUS

    Job Locations US-McLean
    Posted Date 1 year ago(11/7/2017 3:12 PM)
    Job ID
    2017-1012
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Linguist
  • Overview

    Linguists will support to U.S. Army operations in various locations as Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) in their assigned area of responsibility, providing cultural perspective and understanding of the region’s historical, political, sociological, and economic trends to select members of the senior leadership staff.

    Responsibilities

    • Provide operational contract linguist support for military operations and interpret during interviews, meeting, and conferences
    • Interpret and translate spoken communications
    • Transcribe and analyze verbal communications
    • Perform document exploitation
    • Scan, research, and analyze foreign language documents for key information
    • Translate and review foreign language documents. Identify and extract information components meeting military information requirement list criteria
    • Provide input to reports

    Qualifications

    • Must possess excellent command of Pahto – Dari target language & English verbal skills; Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR) proficiency level 3 in target language and proficiency level 3 in English based on oral and written language skills examination
    • Must be a U.S. citizen.
    • Must hold a current U.S. passport. (Or apply as soon as accepted into the program).
    • Must hold Secret clearance for access to classified information.
    • Must be willing to work in locations identified above.
    • Must be willing to work shifts and extended hours in support of 24 x 7 operations.
    • Must have familiarity with and ability to conduct oneself in accordance with the local culture and customs.
    • Must undergo medical, dental and psych exams.

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