There is a Spanish Language Court Interpreter vacancy in the Judicial Branch offices of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
The Office of the Executive Secretary of the Supreme Court of Virginia is seeking applicants for the position of Spanish Language Court Interpreter. Staff Interpreters report directly to the Foreign Language Services Coordinator of the Department of Judicial Services. The primary obligation of the Staff Interpreter is to overcome language barriers so that non English-speaking parties will have meaningful access to justice and suffer no advantage or disadvantage as compared to English-speaking defendants and other parties to legal proceedings.
This position offers a competitive benefits package, which includes vacation and sick leave, 12 paid holidays, health insurance, retirement, life insurance, deferred compensation and short- and long-term disability.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Include, but are not limited to:
— Interpreting using simultaneous and consecutive modes at court proceedings and rendering language assistance in any situation arising from legal cases in the courthouse or as needed by the limited English proficient public
— Translations (both sight and written)
— Collaborate and cooperate with other members of the team and share information with contract interpreters as needed
— Accurately complete daily activity logs, calendars, regular reports, or other documentation as required
— Participate in research and other projects designed to increase the scope, quality and depth of services provided by the program
— Support other program locations, as needed
— Other duties, as assigned
More information, including minimum qualifications, contact information and how to apply:
Job closing date: 5/06/2016