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Spanish Contract Linguist

Company: FBI
Location: Merchantville
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

HOW TO APPLYSTEP 1: Click on the "Apply" button to be directed to the FBIJobs Careers website.STEP 2: Click the "Start" button to begin. You will be prompted to either sign in to continue or to register with FBIJobs if you don't already have an account.STEP 3: Follow the step-by-step process to submit your interest in being a contract linguist. You are submitting your resume and relevant information to a Language Talent Network, not to a vacancy announcement. Your resume and information are good for one year from the date of submission. If you are not contacted within a year, you will need to resubmit your information. You will be guided through each step. You must complete all sections of the form AND ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS MUST BE ATTACHED to successfully submit your interest to the Language Talent Network.

  • Your resume, specifically noting relevant work experience and associated start and end dates.Please see instructions on the site for attaching documents.Note: This is NOT a vacancy announcement. You are submitting your interest to be considered for a contract. The FBI has opportunities at multiple locations for individuals with professional language proficiency in Spanish.JOB DESCRIPTIONThe FBI is seeking individuals proficient in Spanish who are interested in being contract linguists. Contract linguists are self-employed and provide valuable services, though they are not employees. At the FBI, contract linguists use their foreign language and culture expertise to support investigations into counterintelligence threats, corruption cases, espionage, cybercrime, human trafficking, and other offenses. Your services could provide valuable intelligence that might help prevent terrorist activity and save American lives.DUTIES
  • Translate written or audio materials, normally from a foreign language into English.
  • Interpret during interviews, training sessions, or visits from foreign dignitaries.
  • Provide cultural expertise in support of various investigations.
  • Testify in court about translations produced.
  • Assist special agents with various types of interviews.
  • Work at a field office location but may have opportunities to travel to other field offices or legal attach--s to support cases.KEY REQUIREMENTSTo be considered for the contract linguist opportunity, you must:
    • Receive qualifying scores on the FBI's Foreign Language Test Battery to demonstrate your language proficiency.
    • Must be a U.S. citizen.
    • Must meet the FBI's Eligibility requirements to pass a comprehensive background investigation that includes a polygraph to obtain a Top Secret Clearance.
    • Must be willing to travel.As the federal agency whose mission is to ensure the fair and impartial administration of justice for all Americans, the Department of Justice is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive work environment. To build and retain a workforce that reflects the diverse experiences and perspectives of the American people, we welcome applicants from the many communities, identities, races, ethnicities, backgrounds, abilities, religions, and cultures of the United States who share our commitment to public service.

Keywords: FBI, Philadelphia , Spanish Contract Linguist, Other , Merchantville, Pennsylvania

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