Sign Language Interpreter (SLI - ASL) Interviewing Now!

Chestertown, MD 5 days ago

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Category Schools - Sign Language Interpreter
Job Type Contract
Job Title: Sign Language Interpreter

Job Details
On-Site Only
Full-Time, 1:1 with 2nd Grade Student
Currently interviewing for next school year

Description: Seeking Sign Language Interpreters to facilitate communication between deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals and those who do not understand sign language. Interpreters will work in various settings, including educational institutions, healthcare facilities, government agencies, and private organizations, ensuring effective communication and accessibility for all parties involved.

• Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) and proficiency in other sign language systems as required.
• Certification from a recognized interpreting program or accreditation body (e.g., RID certification).
• Knowledge of deaf culture, etiquette, and communication needs.
• Strong linguistic and interpretive skills, including the ability to convey complex ideas accurately and impartially.
• Experience working as a sign language interpreter in diverse settings is preferred.
• Adherence to professional standards and ethical guidelines for interpreters.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to establish rapport and maintain confidentiality.
• Flexibility and adaptability to different environments and communication styles.

• Valid certification or licensure as a sign language interpreter.
• Continued professional development to stay updated on language, technology, and industry trends.
• Adherence to confidentiality and professional ethics.
• Ability to pass background checks and clearances as required by employers.
• Availability to work flexible hours and travel to various locations as needed.
• Commitment to promoting accessibility and inclusivity for individuals who are deaf or hard of hearing.
• Collaboration with clients, colleagues, and other stakeholders to ensure effective communication outcomes.

    • Competitive compensation package
    • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability plans as well as 401k with employer match
    • Tax-free stipends available to those who qualify.

To apply directly for this position, please send your resume [email protected] or call (864) 991-3303 with any questions you may have. Once your resume has been received, I will contact you to find out your availability for a phone interview. I look forward to working with you!

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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

  • Competitive Salary
  • Weekly Paycheck
  • Matching 401(k) Plan
  • Extensive Medical Coverage
  • Licensing Assistance
  • Custom Housing
  • Travel Assistance
  • Professional Development Reimbursement