Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Global Wordsmiths hiring Mandarin-English interpreter.

Global Wordsmiths is hiring a bilingual Mandarin-English interpreter.
Global Wordsmiths, a language service provider headquartered in Pittsburgh, PA, serves immigrants and refugees by eliminating language access barriers. We seek bilingual, professional applicants to work 5-25 hours a week interpreting and translating for our clients located in Western P.A. Our clients require in-person interpretation.

Benefits:
Real-world experience in serving immigrant and refugee communities
Professional language interpretation and translation training
Connectivity with nonprofits and employees in the social services field
Increased practice in your language pair(s)
Assistance in obtaining clearances and certifications to work in the language services industry
Flexible work hours

Qualifications:
Applicants must have a native or near-native fluency in Mandarin.

Drivers license and access to car required
Residency in Western P.A. required
Valid work visa and authorization to work in U.S. required

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Attend all mandatory trainings
Obtain all mandatory clearances
Complete weekly required paperwork
Interpret for immigrants and refugees in a variety of settings

Requirements:
Must present a professional appearance and a friendly manner
Must be dependable and punctual
Be courteous and personable
Be self-directed, willing to take initiative and detail-oriented
Respect and maintain confidentiality of immigrants, refugees and clients at all times
Establish and maintain professional boundaries

Be responsive to email and SMS assignment requests
Must complete required paperwork in a timely manner

Job Title: Mandarin Interpreter
Schedule/Shifts: 5-25/wk, flexible
Pay: $25 - $30/hour for in-person interpretation, translation rates vary
Benefits: TBD for Part-Time status employees
Requirements: FBI Clearance, PA Criminal History Clearance, PA Child Abuse Clearance and completion of Global Wordsmiths’ professional training program
Background check: Clearances, references may also be contacted
Location: Off Site: Allegheny and surrounding counties.

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $25.00 to $30.00 /hour