Pashto Linguist

Linguistics Reston, Virginia Job ID: 2015-10462


Description

About the Team

STG Inc. is seeking a linguist with proficiency in Pashto to join one of its current projects.  All candidates must be bi-lingual in Pashto and English. Successful candidates shall have the linguistic proficiency and skills required to perform translation, interpretation, transcription, editing and other related tasks when necessary and with minimal supervision.

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 be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain TS/SCI security clearance.
  • 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:

·         An active TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

·         Master’s degree in a related field or MBA.

·         Knowledge of Afghan culture and politics.