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    Responsibilities

    WHAT IS EQUITY, DIVERSITY and INCLUSION (EDI): The Office of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) advises IRS senior leadership on diversity and inclusion matters, and EEO policy. EDI helps coordinate cross functional efforts to ensure a diverse and inclusive IRS workforce that is free from discrimination and harassment.

    WHAT DOES A SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETER DO? Interpreters interpret and translate from American Sign Language (ASL) to English, and English to ASL. They interpret/translate in formal and informal meetings with Deaf/hard-of-hearing employees, their coworkers and their supervisors. They provide interpreting services at in a variety of situations, including but not limited to one-on-one and group communications, EEO complaints, grievances, team and staff meetings, town hall and special events, interviews, taxpayer meetings with IRS staff, meetings with constituency groups, large conferences and training sessions. They conduct formal and informal educational programs for hearing management and staff concerning issues related to Deaf/Deaf-blind/hard-of-hearing individuals, Deaf culture and related language access issues and evaluate the program effectiveness. They identify barriers and assist in resolving communication problems between Deaf and hard-of-hearing employees and supervisors.

    As a Sign Language Interpreter you will:

    • Interpret for deaf or hard-of-hearing employees in a variety of settings, including meetings, seminars, conferences or training.
    • Conduct an ongoing program on in-house sign language instruction for employees, to include developing and implementing the training and evaluating program effectiveness
    • Identify barriers and assist in resolving communication problems between supervisors and deaf/hard-of-hearing employees.
    • Develop and conduct workshops and presentations for managers about integrating deaf, hearing and IRS cultures and sign language instruction.

    WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE ABOUT OTHER IRS CAREERS? If you want to find out more about IRS careers, visit us on the web at www.jobs.irs.gov.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - 1 to 5 nights per month

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    11

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    1040 Language Specialist

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