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Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 months ago(9/20/2023 8:38 AM)
Location : Location
Potential for Remote
Clearance Requirement
Job Requires Relocation
Job Requires Relocation


SOSi is actively seeking qualified, professional, and experienced interpreters. Our job is to provide over the phone interpretation services on a continuous basis (24/7/365) to support its disaster and other designated humanitarian/special campaigns during normal steady state of activity and surge call volume spikes during disaster situations and humanitarian/special campaign efforts.  All languages are encouraged to apply.


  • Provides over-the-phone consecutive interpretation between Multiple Languages and English and vice versa 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.


  • Possess one (1) year of experience interpreting.
  • Highly proficient in both English and Target Language, ILR scale of 2+.
  • Ability to speak English and Target Language fluently, including high to low levels of language register, regional colloquialisms, and slang expressions, and do so with clear and intelligible pronunciation.
  • Ability to preserve the tone and emotional level of the speaker, as well as manage the delivery, speed, and length of the statement (projection, pace and pausing) of the speaker.
  • Ability to maintain appropriate speed and projection while rendering interpretation, and request and incorporate clarification of speaker’s statements only when justified.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Federal, State, National Association of Judiciary Interpreters and Translators (NAJIT) / Judiciary Interpreters and Translators Certification Examination (JITCE), or American Translators Association (ATA) certification in interpretation.
  • Experience providing interpretation for Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) disaster and/or humanitarian relief efforts.

Working Conditions

  • Remote work only.
  • Work is on an as-needed basis.


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