Pashto Linguist

Linguistics Reston, Virginia Job ID: 2015-10462


Description

About the Job:

The ideal candidate will be responsible for the full range of activities in processing material or participating in situations requiring advanced capability to perform translation, transcription and interpretation tasks in support of the customer.

Other duties include: blogging, content management, editing, language training, monitoring, quality control, scanning, selection, subject matter expertise, summarizing/gisting, terminology management, and translation related services.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Candidates must possess native or near native competency in Pashto.
  • Candidates must possess excellent English written and verbal communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s Degree (ideally completed in native country).
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Pashto translation and interpretation.
  • Experience in using Microsoft Office.
  • No Relocation available.

Upon successful verification of the above minimum qualifications and job description criteria, candidates will be processed for a TS/SCI and polygraph.  Acceptance for this opportunity is dependent upon meeting all qualification/selection criteria.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in a related field or MBA.
  • Knowledge of Afghan culture and politics.

The employment policy of STG, Inc. is to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other legally protected status and to ensure affirmative action is taken in fulfillment of this policy.