Community and VRS Interpreter (Virginia Beach, VA)
Richmond, VA 
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Posted 15 days ago
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Job Summary

Sorenson Communications is expanding our Video Relay and Community Interpreting services. As a result we are seeking qualified individuals to provide interpreting services at our call center and in the local community on-site on a full-time basis. This position would require a mix of both on-site and video interpreting dependent on business needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Effectively interpret between American Sign Language (ASL) and spoken English
  • Maintain, as applicable, compliance with any national, state, or local licensure and/or certification requirements
  • Demonstrate full compliance with Sorenson standards and policies, FCC regulations and the RID Code of Professional Conduct
  • Demonstrate full compliance with Sorenson Communications customer service guidelines
  • Demonstrate full compliance with Sorenson Communications attendance policy
  • Accurately complete assigned tasks/duties, projects and paperwork promptly and within approved guidelines
  • The ability to maintain a flexible work schedule, in order to meet the demands of the VRS and community interpreting industries, is essential for this position.
  • Possess the ability to quickly learn and implement new and changing technologies
  • Work effectively in a team environment; receive support from and provide support to colleagues
  • Possess the ability to work effectively in an environment with oversight that may include, but is not limited to: call monitoring, mentoring and evaluations
  • Possess the ability to work effectively in a fast paced, dynamic, highly regulated environment
  • Enhance interpreting skills through continued education training
  • Effectively represent the Sorenson Communications brand when interacting with customers in the field
  • Work with intern students or provide mentoring when appropriate and as assigned
  • Be prompt and prepared for each interpreting engagement
  • Demonstrate willingness and ability to complete additional duties and assignments on an ongoing basis

Qualifications

Education
Bachelors (preferred)
Associates (preferred)
High School (required)

Experience
Interpreter will be appropriately licensed in the state they are working from and in states that have a license requirement for over-video assignments (required)
Interpreting skills are subject to a verification and screening process (preferred)
Experience with over-video interpreting preferred (preferred)
3 years: Working as a an RID/NAD/BEI certified interpreter or hold a state interpreter certificate at the Intermediate or Master Certificate skill levels or have the equivalent professional interpreting experience (preferred)


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Sorenson Communications is an EOE, Disability/Age Employer

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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