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Arabic Linguist, Iraqi Dialect (CAT III)

Location: Iraq

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

Roles & Responsibilities

 

Interpretation

  • Comprehend, and speak, Arabic and English, choosing an expression in English that fully conveys and best matches the meaning of the source language

Translation

  • Provide written translations of source texts in one language into another language, with the meaning and intent of the original text
  • Read and comprehend the source language, write comprehensibly, and choose the equivalent expression that both fully conveys and best matches the meaning intended in the source language

Transcription

  • Provide written translations of aural, videotape, and/or other sources from one language into another language, with the meaning and intent of the original source preserved
  • Listen or view the material and comprehend the language, write comprehensibly in English and/or a source language(s), and choose the equivalent expression that both fully conveys and best matches the meaning intended in the source language

Education, Experience, & Requirements

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be willing and able to go through a thorough U.S. Government background screening and obtain, at minimum, an interim Top Secret (TS) Clearance with, at minimum, interim access to Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI)
  • Must be willing and able to go through a Counterintelligence interview
  • Must be willing and able (physically and mentally) to live and work long hours in harsh (to include combat) environments
  • Must have native or near-native proficiency in Arabic; minimum score of ILR 3 for reading, writing, speaking and listening comprehension
  • Must have fluency in English; minimum score of ILR 3 for reading, writing, speaking and listening comprehension
  • Must have familiarity with, and ability to properly conduct oneself in accordance with, local culture and customs, as well as the ability to deal unobtrusively with local populace
  • Must be able to conduct consecutive and accurate translation, transcription, and interpretation services of on-going conversations, interrogations and intelligence collection activities
  • Must be able to provide accurate idiomatic translations of non-technical material using correct syntax and expression from English to the source language or vice versa, as well as the ability to interpret/translate using colloquial and slang words and phrases
  • Must be able to accurately provide the cultural and ethnic context of translation and interpretations, and provide advice to the supported organization or agency on the cultural and ethnic significance of statements, conversations, situations, documents, etc.
  • Must be able to accurately perform document exploitation (scan, research, and analyze foreign language documents for intelligence information)
  • Must be able to supplement interpretations and translations with information pertinent and specific to professional fields, such as medicine, scientific, engineering, legal, etc.

 

CLGT is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

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