Court Interpreter - Kinyarwanda Language - Eloy, AZ

Company Overview
For 25 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world's most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in New York City, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.
1-170822-5948: Court Interpreter - Kinyarwanda Language - Eloy, AZ
Job CategoryLinguist/TranslatorDuty LocationU.S. - Arizona - EloyType of PositionConsultant/ContractorRequisition Number1-170822-5948 JOB DESCRIPTION
SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking qualified, professional, and experienced Kinyarwanda Court Interpreters to support a federal government customer in Eloy, AZ. Our job is to support our customer's ongoing court cases by providing Kinyarwanda language interpretation.
These cases are supported on an as-needed basis and require interpreters with flexible schedules. Shift hours will differ from assignment to assignment, based on needs of the customer. We provide the interpreter with as much notice as possible, anywhere from 3 to 6 weeks ahead of time. From time to time, we have rush requests due to a cancellation.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES
Provides consecutive and simultaneous interpretation between Kinyarwanda and English and vice versa
Leads three-way telephonic interpretations between Government representatives and low English proficiency individuals as required
Performs sight translation, occurring when an interpreter is given a written document in one language and asked to read it aloud in another language
Provides quality control review of translated documents as required
Performs other duties as required
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS
MUST have one (1) year experience as an interpreter in a legal setting.
Eligibility to work for any U.S. employer
Ability to pass a background check
Ability to read, write and speak Kinyarwanda at a native level fluency. Proficient in both English and Kinyarwanda vocabularies typically used in formal, consultative, and casual modes of communication
Ability to speak English fluently with clear and intelligible pronunciation
Ability to perform simultaneous, consecutive, and sight translation
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
DESIRED QUALITIES
Federal, State, National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT), or Judiciary Interpreters and Translators Certification Examination (JITCE) certification in interpretation
Experience providing interpretation for Department of Justice (DoJ) Executive Office for Immigration Review (EOIR) court cases
WORK ENVIRONMENT
Fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Work is on an as-needed basis
Shift-based schedules
Office environment with differing locations depending upon assignment



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