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    The Incumbent will perform the following duties:

    • Prepare certified transcriptions/translations of post-arrest interviews, intercepted phone calls, body-wire recordings, Port-of-Entry (POE) videos, immigration court proceedings, jail calls, and recorded witness interviews in a fast-paced and challenging environment;
    • Provide Spanish/English and English/Spanish interpretation as needed in criminal and civil matters to include debriefs, proffers, depositions, Grand Jury proceedings, interpreting in trial for U.S. Attorney witnesses, telephonic interpreting, material witness interviews, and meetings with high-level foreign government officials and Assistant United States Attorney's (AUSAs);
    • Prepare certified translations from Spanish to English and English to Spanish of court documents; law enforcement reports; accounting/financial documentations; vital records, forensic reports - including autopsies, lab reports; medical reports, etc.; text messages; prison records; treaties, statutes and regulations; high level, very formal official government documents; publications, etc. within tight deadlines;
    • Review and evaluate transcriptions/translations and translations done by opposing counsel;
    • Testify in federal court when challenges are presented to certified transcriptions or translation presented as evidence;
    • Provide sight translations to AUSAs of documentation received by the office; and
    • Assist in administrative duties within the Interpreter Section as needed.

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    1040 Language Specialist

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/539695900. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.