Court Interpreter services Specialist - Spanish

Clark County, Nevada Las Vegas, NV
ABOUT THE POSITION

This position performs verbal interpretation in simultaneous and consecutive modes in court proceedings, hearings, interviews and other court related events. Position transcribes taped interviews or court material as required.

This examination will establish an Open Competitive and Promotional list to fill current and/or future vacancies that may occur within the next six (6) months or may be extended as needed by the Office of Human Resources.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

Education and Experience: Equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in a specific cultural or language area, or a field related to the work. Experience in providing interpretative or translation services is desirable.

Qualifying education and experience must be clearly documented in the "Education" and "Work Experience" sections of the application. Do not substitute a resume for your application or write "see attached resume" on your application.

Working Conditions: Work occasional extended shifts or be called back in emergency situations.

Licensing and Certification: Possession of a valid Nevada Certified Court Interpreter certification is required at the time of employment.

Background Investigation: Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation. Periodically after employment background investigations may be conducted.

Pre-Employment Drug Testing: Employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment drug examination.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

Performs verbal and sight interpretation in simultaneous and consecutive modes court proceedings, hearings, interviews and other court related events. Translates official forms, documents and other legal documents and correspondence. Provides, arranges and/or develops on-going training for on-call interpreters. Assists with the scheduling of on-call interpreters and calendaring of all requests in the Court interpreters office. Maintains records of interpretation and translation activities using automated tracking systems. Collects, interprets and analyzes data for the computation and submission of statistical reports and records. Acts as Interpretation Services Coordinator in his/her absence. Transcribes taped interviews or court material as required. Uses standard office equipment, including a computer and various data base and other software programs, in the course of the work.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Mobility to work in a typical office setting and use standard office equipment, vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, stamina to maintain attention to detail for extended periods of time and hearing and speech to communicate in person or over the telephone. Accommodation may be made for some of these physical demands for otherwise qualified individuals who require and request such accommodation.