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Community Interpreter Job in Dayton, Ohio US

Community Interpreter

Sorenson Communications, Inc. - Dayton, OH

Posted: 4/9/2021 - Expires: 7/8/2021

Job ID: 226079387


Job Description

Community Interpreter



Sorenson Communications is looking for part-time Deaf and hearing community interpreters to provide the highest quality interpretation services for Deaf consumers in multiple locations company wide. Hours scheduled will meet the needs of community demands.

Candidates must display a wide continuum of language skills in American Sign Language and English and consistently exhibit excellent internal and external customer service. This position is available to new applicants and current Sorenson non-exempt employees in good standing. All applicants must take and pass a screening for verification of skill sets in order to deliver effective services.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

 Hearing interpreters will effectively interpret between ASL and spoken English

 Deaf interpreters will effectively interpret between ASL, Tactile American Sign Language, other forms of visual communication, and written English

 Adhere to Sorenson policies and procedures, and the NAD-RID Code of Professional Conduct

 Provide excellent customer service while maintaining a respectful and professional attitude with customers and colleagues

 Work effectively in a team environment; receive support from and provide support to colleagues

 Exhibit the ability to meet performance and customer service expectations with minimal supervision

 Enhance interpreting skills through continuing education and training

 Maintain, as applicable, compliance with any national, state, or local licensure and/or certification requirements

 Maintain a flexible work schedule to meet the various interpreting needs in the community setting

 Possess the ability to work effectively in a fast paced, dynamic environment in a variety of settings and locations

 Fully comply with Sorenson Communications attendance requirements

 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

 Flexible with assignment changes

 Ability to use technology to accurate reporting for billing, scheduling and service evaluation.

 Demonstrate a willingness and ability to complete additional and other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Education, and/or Experience:

 High School Diploma or equivalent required

 Associate's, Bachelor's or advanced college degree preferred

 A minimum of three consistent years working as a certified interpreter (NAD level IV/V, or RID CDI, RSC, CI, CT, CI/CT, CSC, MCSC, NIC, NIC Advanced, NIC Master, BEI Level 2, 3, Intermediate or Master or hold a state interpreter certificate at the Intermediate or Master Certificate skill levels or have the equivalent professional interpreting experience)

 Interpreting skills are subject to a verification and screening process

 Ability to independently travel in the metropolitan area. Where driving is required, access to a vehicle, valid driver's license, and personal vehicular insurance at the minimum state required level

Physical Demands (if applicable):

 Ability to sit for extended periods of time

 Ability to interpret in ASL for extended periods of time

 Possess the ability to work in a variety settings, both indoor and outdoor, with variable lighting and temperatures

 Ability to independently travel in the local area

Work Environment:

 Fast-paced, dynamic environment

 Customer service focused

 Collaborative and supportive


 Regular supervisor observation and feedback

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Sorenson Communications is an EOE, Disability/Age Employer

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Job Summary

Employment Type:
Part Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
High school graduate
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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