OCONUS CAT III Uzbek Linguist – Multiple Locations

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Job Post Information* : Posted Date 1 year ago(4/1/2020 3:14 PM)
Location : Location
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Clearance Requirement
Top Secret/SCI
Job Requires Relocation


**This position is contingent upon contract award**


SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking full-time CAT III Uzbek Linguists to provide Translation, Transcription and Interpretation support to U.S. Military operations throughout the Middle East areas of operations.


  • Linguists shall have the ability to listen, read, write and speak in clear and concise grammar and pronunciation, and provide translation and interpretation services in the required target foreign language(s) and English at a minimum of 3 on the ILR scale in all test areas. Testing shall be by an external language testing agency (certified) approved by the Government to prevent erroneous or fraudulent test scores. Language proficiency shall be measured by examination procedures that meet ILR standards and taken within the immediate 12 months preceding starting work on this effort.


  • Category III (CAT III) linguists must possess an active in-scope TOP SECRET security clearance with SCI eligibility access
  • A minimum of 2-5 years of experience is required
  • Linguists shall have typing and PowerPoint skills
  • Linguists shall have the ability to provide idiomatic translations of nontechnical material using correct syntax and expression from the foreign language to English, and vice-versa
  • Linguists shall have the ability to conduct consecutive, accurate interpretation of on-going conversations and/or activities
  • Linguists shall have the familiarity with and ability to conduct oneself per the local culture and customs
  • Linguists shall have the ability to deal inconspicuously with local populace
  • Linguists shall be willing and able to live and work in harsh environments, to include living and working in temporary facilities as mission dictates
  • Linguists shall have the ability to serve in a combat zone and previous SOF experience is desirable
  • Linguists shall have the ability to function effectively and efficiently during extended periods of high pressure and stress as required by SOF
  • Linguists shall have the ability to function as an integral member of a team of highly trained professionals responsible for the safety and security of U.S. forces, U.S. and foreign dignitaries, and facilities/resources
  • Linguists shall have the ability to operate a Government furnished light or medium mobility vehicle in support of operations. Individuals shall possess a valid State issued Driver’s License. The Government will provide vehicle specific training on-site, as required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Special Skills. The Government may require a certain number of linguists to receive training in special skills. These may include, but are not limited to; parachuting, rappelling, fast roping, and other insertion/extraction techniques. If required, the Government will conduct any required special skill training.

Working Conditions

  • Personnel can expect to be deployed, live, and work with U.S. Forces in harsh and hostile environments

SOSi is an equal employment opportunity employer and affirmative action employer. All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.


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