Hourly Interpreter

Employer
Prince George's County Public Schools-1
Location
Adelphi, MD, US
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Oct 25, 2021

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Job Category
Support Staff, Translator
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Job Title:
Hourly Interpreter (2021-2022)

Location:
Adelphi, MD, US

Organization Name:
Office of Interpreting & Translating

Department Description:

PGCPS Hourly Interpreter Posting for the 2021 - 2022 School Year.

Seeking interpreters for the following languages: Spanish, Haitian Creole, Dari, Pashto, Amharic, French, Vietnamese, and American Sign Language.





Interpreting services will be facilitated in both virtual and in-person modalities. Interpreter candidates must be able to fulfill both virtual remote interpreting and in-person interpreting assignments.
















Brief Description:

Candidates with advanced oral proficiency in any foreign language and English will facilitate language interpreting services for parents during meetings, conferences and workshops in schools and offices. Assignments will be at multiple locations, and interpreters must be able to travel independently to assignments. Interpreters will work on a temporary, hourly basis, with no minimum number of hours of work guaranteed. This position is classified as temporary on-call and can be terminated at any time for a lawful reason.

Seeking interpreters for the following languages: Spanish, Haitian Creole, Dari, Pashto, Amharic, French, Vietnamese, and American Sign Language.

Interpreting services will be facilitated in both virtual and in-person modalities. Interpreter candidates must be able to fulfill both virtual remote interpreting an in-person interpreting assignments.


Salary: $25.50 per hour

Work Hours: TBD based on assignment (Virtual & In-Person)

Work Location: TBD based on assignment (Virtual & In-Person)

UPDATED:

CLOSING DATE: October 30, 2021

Detailed Description:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily:

  • Interpreters will report to the Office of Interpreting and Translation in the Communications Office;
  • Candidates with advanced oral proficiency in any foreign language and English will facilitate language access for parents in schools and offices;
  • Assignment will be at multiple locations, and interpreters must be able to travel independently to assignments;

  • Interpreting services will be facilitated in both virtual and in-person modalities;
  • Interpreter candidates must be able to fulfill both virtual remote interpreting and in-person interpreting assignments.
  • Perform related work as required.


  • Job Requirements:

    The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:
  • Successful candidates must demonstrate appropriate professional appearance and demeanor as representatives of Prince George's County Public Schools;
  • Advanced oral proficiency in any foreign language and English;
  • Experience with interpretation is preferred;
  • All applicants will be required to pass the departmental assessment test before recommendation for hire;
  • Hires will be required to attend a Prince George's County Public Schools New Interpreter Orientation;

  • Interpreter candidates must be able to fulfill both virtual remote interpreting and in-person interpreting assignments.


  • SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    No direct supervisory responsibilities.

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and use fingers, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision such as to read handwritten or typed material, the ability to adjust focus, and depth perception. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may occasionally push or lift up to 25 lbs.

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

    The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.

    Additional Details:

    Direct Deposit is expected as a condition of new hire employment.

    How To Apply:

    To submit an application online select apply.

    Please complete ALL sections and provide applicable details to ensure full consideration. If you need assistance with submitting your application online, please contact the Employee Support Center & Substitute Services at 301-780-2191.

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