Bengali Linguist CAT II

ABM Fayetteville, NC

ABM Government Services has been awarded a U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) Multiple Award Task Order Contract to provide language support services for U.S. troops worldwide. All positions will be based in various locations throughout the Continental United States as well as any number of countries worldwide. Selected candidates will provide translation, interpretation, and related language services to U.S. service and support personnel engaged in humanitarian, peacekeeping, contingency, and combat operations around the globe.

Bengali Linguist Category II Linguist will provide interpretation, transcription, and translation services in support of ongoing and new U.S. operations and mission requirements in the Middle East.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Conduct accurate and consecutive translation, transcription, and interpretation from Bengali into English; Translate various syntax and expressions to include colloquial and slang phrases from English to Bengali and vice versa; Work and travel in austere environments; Provide advice on cultural and ethnic significance of statements, conversations, situations, and documents; Accurately scan, research, and analyze foreign language documents; Other related task as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

APPLICANTS SELECTED FOR THIS POSITION WILL BE SUBJECT TO A U.S. GOVERNMENT SECURITY INVESTIGATION AND MUST MEET ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCESS TO CLASSIFIED INFORMATION.SECRET OR TOP SECRET CLEARANCE MAY BE REQUIRED. Must have a proficiency in Bengali and English speaking and writing Level 3/3 of Interagency Language Roundtable (ILR)-Native proficiency preferred; Extensive knowledge of Bengali culture with previous work in the region-Native familiarity preferred: Experience interpreting and translating Bengali into English; Ability to understand the essentials of all speech in standard dialect and vocabulary rarely requiring the need for paraphrasing or explanation; Familiarity with the local culture and customs with the ability to operate within the local populace; Must be a U.S. Citizen; Secret Clearance or ability to obtain.

Other Requirements: Must be willing to work long hours and for extended periods of time. This position is located in the UAE. Exact location to be determined.

ABM Government Services was formed to meet the unique challenges of military and other governmental agencies mission support services. Today we are a global provider of integrated facility management services, military base operations and management, training, inland waterways, and other government contracting services. From health facility services to facility management to base operations and more, we know how critical it is for mission support services to be comprehensive, reliable, and cost effective. We specialize in a wide variety of mission support services including base operations, construction, facility services and subject matter expert staffing services for Department of Defense and other federal and state agencies. Drawing upon years of experience, Linc delivers performance-based services on time and on budget. Our innovative, full complement of services is reliable, results-oriented and cost-effective. Our capabilities include: Administrative support services; Base operating services; Logistics support services; Operations and maintenance; Leadership development and operations support; Education and training.


Fayetteville, NC 28302 US (Primary)


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