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AMHA / SuperSlim
1000 Newbury Park, Ste. 110
Newbury Park, CA
Posted: December 15 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Paid
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DescriptionThe select candidate shall provide full / part-time services within the SuperSlimDiet.Org. Duties include translating written, electronic and multi-media material to and from English and Persian-Farsi, interpreting oral communication to and from English and a foreign language, editing, and related functions.
Must be prepared and qualified to provide the following services: Translation or transcription services: the translation of written, electronic and multi-media material to and from English and a Target Language. Materials include but are not limited to: business, legal, medical, technical, documents, software, website localization for Internet and intranet, video subtitling and captioning. Services also include, but are not limited to, formatting, proofreading, editing, graphic design, and desktop publishing.
May be called upon to provide the following services, if qualified: A Linguist may be asked to perform interpretation Services (i.e., the interpretation of oral communication to and from English and a Target Language). Interpretation includes, but is not limited to, consecutive, escort, telephonic, and voiceovers. Interpreter forums may include meetings, conferences, seminars, briefings, training, military operations, law enforcement, intelligence and operational support. Additionally, linguists supporting low-density Target Languages may be asked to process workflow functions, such as performing QA, when not utilized for translation purposes.
ResponsibilitiesEducation Requirements: BA/BS, military training or 1+ years of related work experience all preferred but not required.
Language Testing Requirements: All candidates will be required to take and pass an English assessment as well as a target language test administered by the program.
Desired Skills: Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing in target language and English. Linguists who are proficient in multiple languages are strongly desired. Must possess computer skills; including MS Office, to be able to produce written translations and products and sufficient internet skills that will allow basic internet research.
RequirementsWrite and speak clearly and coherently in Persian-Farsi and English
Maintain the integrity and meaning of the material through translations
Must possess a thorough understanding of IC transliteration guidelines and directives
Must be able to quickly scan and accurately translate a large amount of material and provide quality translations in the time allotted
Must be able to read a variety of unfamiliar subjects, relate ideas and make inferences, and rarely misunderstand the intent of the writer
Be proficient in MS Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and using a computer and related devices; Familiarity with Computer Assisted Translation Tools, such as Translation Memory, Terminology Management Databases, and/or on-line dictionaries is highly desired.
Demonstrate a proficiency in the MS Office Suite.
Must be able to work under tight deadlines and with competing requirements.
Must possess managerial skills to ensure requirements and standards are being met.