Full-Time

ASL Interpreter

Posted on 5/20/2024

Seneca Nation Group

Seneca Nation Group

201-500 employees

Provides services for federal government missions

Financial Services
Aerospace
Consulting

Senior

Odenton, MD, USA

Required Skills
Communications
Requirements
  • Must possess an active Secret clearance.
  • Ability to work on a part-time basis
  • Must possess linguistic and cultural expertise in both ASL and English to provide fluent communication between the D/HH employees and their colleagues.
  • Should be experienced, trained practitioners who are nationally certified by the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) or Registry of Interpreters for the Deaf (RID) to facilitate communication between spoken and signed languages. Must be able to provide documentation for verification purposes.
  • Be fluent in sign language on the entire sign language continuum to effectively facilitate communication between D/HH employees and Hearing employees.
  • Have comprehensive knowledge of the use of both English and American Sign Language (ASL) including the ability to read well and articulate clearly.
  • Have a working knowledge of and adhere to the tenets of the RID and NAD Code of Professional Conduct.
  • Be familiar with the diverse cultures within a professional working environment to effectively work as an interpreter.
Responsibilities
  • Interpret assignments which cover topics that contain technical and non-technical content and may involve computer technology and computer engineering, finance, science, engineering, legislative matters, human resources, civil rights, government, special events (i.e.., anthems, Patriotic songs, performance interpreting…), and other functions that are benefits of employment.
  • Perform both receptive and expressive interpreting (which are equally important).
  • Keep pace with multiple communications in conferences, meetings, seminars, training classes, etc.
  • Negotiate with speakers to mediate pace of communication as necessary for clear, accessible communication and as appropriate.
  • Extrapolate, emphasize, and summarize information within context when dealing with complicated concepts, idioms, etc.;
  • Effectively assess the language needs of the D/HH consumer.
  • Apply the analytical skills necessary to determine which communication modes the Deaf consumer is utilizing.
  • Prepare for each interpreting assignment including applying the knowledge needed to assist in setting up an environment that is conducive to meeting the communication needs of both the D/HH and Hearing consumers.

The Seneca Nation Group is renowned for its commitment to fulfilling the crucial needs of Federal Civilian, Defense, and Intelligence Community sectors. As a group embracing companies in the Small Business Administration 8(a) program, it provides a unique environment for addressing government missions effectively. This firm not only supports significant federal initiatives but also fosters a culture dedicated to service excellence and adaptive solutions in a highly specialized industry.

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

, New York

Founded

262

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

7%

1 year growth

22%

2 year growth

41%
INACTIVE