AECOM Pashto + Dari Linguist - Cleared in Herndon, Virginia
Business Line Government
Position Title Pashto + Dari Linguist - Cleared
United States of America - Virginia
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. Material for translation may include direct audio, audio from video, as well as written material that may cover regional topics. Candidate MUST be willing to travel.
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.
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.
Job Category Linguist
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 152534BR