Blackwatch International

  • Arabic Linguist (Category I - OCONUS)

    Job Locations KW
    Posted Date 3 months ago(5/8/2019 8:19 AM)
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  • Overview

    Blackwatch International Corporation (Blackwatch), founded in 2010, is a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) providing Information Technology, Cyber, Language, Intelligence and Professional services to the DoD/IC markets. We’re headquartered in McLean, Virginia with satellite offices located in Carmichael, California and O’Fallon, Illinois.


    Clearance - US Citizen Required




    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.


    Location: Kuwait

    • 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


    • Must possess excellent command of 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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