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Yoruba Linguist

Posted: Apr 23, 2018 13:32 GMT   (GMT: Apr 23, 2018 13:32)

Job type: Translation/editing/proofing job
Services required: Translation, Checking/editing, Voiceover, Summarization, Transcription
Confidentiality level: HIGH



Languages: Yoruba to English

Job description:

TITLE: Yoruba Linguist
LOCATION: Detroit, MI
DURATION: PART TIME
TRAVEL: 100%

SCHEDULE: Must be flexible to work holidays, weekends nights and weekends

MVM, Inc. is seeking a bright and talented Yoruba Linguist to provide translation services of various media sources from target language into English for the law enforcement community. Going beyond the role of a translator, Linguists are tasked with being able to identify and interpret slang and colloquial expressions from different target speaking regions and translate them into professional English.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Working to a professional code of ethics with confidentiality and neutrality
TRANSLATE: Accurately translate a wide variety of complex texts from the target language into English.
TRANSCRIBE: Review audio/video material and write/transcribe information with a high-degree of accuracy and expression
INTERPRET: Interpret virtually all levels of target language, including complex or highly idiomatic speech with a very high degree of accuracy
Performs other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s Degree OR four (4) years of experience in a professional work environment
Native or near native oral and written communications skills in both Yoruba and English (as measured by performance on a language competency exam administered by a third party)
Resided in the U.S for at least three (3) of the last five (5) years
Flexible Schedule, however must be able to work at least 24 hrs per week (three 8 hr shifts) minimum
Proficient in MS Office
Applicants selected may be subjected to a Government background investigation and may be required to meet the following conditions of employment:

A Favorable credit check for all cleared positions
Must be a U.S. Citizen
Successfully passing a pre-employment drug test
Successfully passing a background investigation
Preferred Qualifications:

Good organizational skills
Analytical and problem solving skills
MVM offers a competitive benefits package, and fosters a highly skilled, energized and empowered workforce.

Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process

For more information about the company please visit our website at [HIDDEN]

MVM is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Poster country: United States

Service provider targeting (specified by job poster):
info Preferred native language: Target language(s)
Subject field: Government / Politics
info Required quoter location: United States
Quoting deadline: Nov 7, 2018 05:00 GMT
Delivery deadline: Nov 11, 2018 05:00 GMT
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