AECOM Pashto + Dari Linguist - Cleared in Herndon, Virginia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 152534BR

Position Title Pashto + Dari Linguist - Cleared

Job Category Linguist

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Virginia

City Herndon

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Government

AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking to IMMEDIATELY interview and to hire cleared Dari/Pashto LINGUISTS. Each qualifying candidate chosen will become a direct hire with AECOM and will be provided full benefits and opportunity for advancement. Linguist positions will be located in the Northern Virginia area and require near-native to native level Pashto/Dari language skills. Linguists will be required to pass language testing with a minimum ILR score of 3/3/3. The qualified candidate will be able to translate and perform consecutive interpretation between English and the source language/s. Work will be performed in a fast-paced environment and requires mobility and flexibility. Each linguist is expected to have expertise in a variety of topics ranging from technical to political and military vocabulary and an understanding of a variety of dialects/jargon is a plus. Interpretation may include individual meetings or conference-type settings; simultaneous interpretation skills are a plus, but not required. Candidate MUST be willing to travel.

Minimum Requirements

  • MUST BE a US Citizen.

  • MUST HAVE a current and active TS/SCI Security Clearance.

  • MUST BE fluent in near - Native or Native Pashto/Dari.

  • MUST HAVE strong English language skills and ability to compose clear, concise English composition.

  • MUST possess strong cultural knowledge

  • MUST demonstrate experience with internet research and using Microsoft Applications.

Preferred Qualifications N/A

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.