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Somali/Swahili Linguist, CAT III

Company: WorldWide Language Resources
Location: Charlotte
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title
Somali/Swahili Linguist, CAT III
Outside Continental United States - , NC 28301 US (Primary)
Job Type
Regular, Full-time
Job Description
WorldWide Language Resources (WorldWide) was established in 1995 to provide U.S. and allied governments, corporations, non-profits and non-governmental organizations with highly skilled linguists, cultural experts, role players, intelligence analysts and other professionals. We support a wide range of operational missions and environments globally, from executive boardrooms in major international cities to austere mission areas. Our core business is language support services.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer; WorldWide reaffirms its long-standing commitment to equality of opportunity in every aspect of employment. The decisions and criteria governing the employment relationship, from applicant to candidate to employee, are made in a nondiscriminatory manner, without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other factor determined to be unlawful by federal, state, or local statutes.

  • You may be assigned to a specific country but understand due to mission requirements you may be temporarily or indefinitely assigned to a neighboring country.
  • Must be ready, willing and able to change day-to-day work/tasks as the mission requirements at the assigned location may be fluid with lots of movement and change.
  • Ability to think quickly and deal with issues that may arise professionally, timely and appropriately.
  • Typing ability, basic computer skills, use of Windows, MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Conduct oneself in accordance with the local culture and customs.
  • Ability to function effectively and efficiently during extended periods of high pressure and stress.
  • May be requested to operate a Government furnished vehicle in support of operations.
  • All Linguists may be required to go on missions (outside the wire) and be physically fit to perform these duties.
  • Read, write, listen and speak with clear and concise grammar and pronunciation in the required foreign language(s) and English. Provide idiomatic (particular language or dialect) translations of material using correct structure of sentences in the required foreign language and English. Conduct consecutive, accurate translations and interpretations of on-going conversations and activities.
  • Position requires all employees to be available to work any hours and any days depending on mission requirements.
  • Work is in extreme, austere, harsh conditions.
  • May be required to work outside and inside depending on mission requirements.
  • Living conditions may be austere and harsh.
  • Working environment is deployed to inherent overseas country(ies) that may be possible war zones and have considerable risk as part of the assignment Phased Hiring Process: once pre-screening begins for an open opportunity, you must pass/obtain/maintain...
    • Successful reference, criminal and credit screening results
    • U.S. citizen, active Secret or Top Secret level personnel security clearance preferred, will consider ability to obtain
    • Passing of evaluations for the required language for the position you've applied for, as applicable
    • Vetting by our client(s), as applicable
    • Qualified per USCENTCOM requirements to deploy as a contractor accompanying the force
    • Appropriate country clearance/visa, as applicable or required
      Languages Required
      Somali and Swahili
      U.S. Citizen
      Ability to obtain

Keywords: WorldWide Language Resources, Charlotte , Somali/Swahili Linguist, CAT III, Other , Charlotte, North Carolina

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