Interpreter / Translator - Dari, Pashto, or Arabic

Worldwide | Contract

Job Summary
Provide interpretation and translation support for training, interviews, meetings, and conferences. Develop skills in analysis, collection, document review and exploitation while enhancing linguistic capabilities.
  • Employment Type = Full time plus overtime
  • Contract Length = 2 years
  • Paid Time Off
Applicants must provide proof of perminant residency (Green Card), U.S. citizenship or work authorization.
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
  • Provide linguistic support for company and military operations in assigned area of responsibility and interpret during interviews, meetings, and conferences
  • Facilitate effective communications between speakers of different languages
  • Interpret and translate written and spoken communications
  • Research and analyze foreign language documents for key information
  • Transcribe and analyze verbal communications
  • Identify and extract information components that meet military information requirement list criteria; provide input to reports
  • May get assigned different locations to help develop skills and abilities of local nationals
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Excellent command of English, Dari, and Pashto
  • Strong verbal and written American English skills (grammar, vocabulary, idioms, and spelling) 
  • Ability to translate both general and highly technical materials
  • Thorough knowledge of cultural, economic, geopolitical, and military issues of Middle East and Arab speaking countries within that region
  • Ability to operate standard and specialized office automation equipment to process foreign language material


Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Recurring physical exertion such as extensive walking, bending, stooping, reaching, crawling, and similar activities
  • Living and working conditions at assignment location could be remote and uncomfortable
  • Personnel should be aware of moving on short notice and under adverse conditions