Sign Language Interpreter - Flex/Hourly

Did you know that Purple offers a variety of interpreting work in both the VRS and Community setting? We are currently hiring both Certified and Qualified interpreters for our FUN and diverse Center in Long Beach!

Looking for a stable schedule, ongoing professional development opportunities and a supportive team environment? Read below and apply now!

Under the supervision of the Communication Center Manager, the Interpreter will provide high quality professional Sign Language interpreting through video in a call center and on-site at various customer locations when needed. Interpreters must possess fluent American Sign Language and spoken English language skills, accurate interpreting skills, and thorough knowledge of and adherence to the RID Code of Professional Conduct.

Areas of Responsibility:

* Support and model the Purple Communications mission and values

* Provide interpreting services for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and hearing customers in a variety of settings that could include both VRS and local on-site locations.

* Arrive to shifts and assignments on time and prepared for work

* Provide effective communication in a video environment and/or on-site services environment

* Exhibit and maintain professional and ethical behavior at all times

* Adhere to FCC regulations pertaining to VRS

* Adhere to Purple Communications Center policies and procedures

* Be able to effectively interpret in a dialogic manner

* Demonstrate high quality American Sign Language and spoken English skills

* Multi-task between interpreting effectively while utilizing video-based technology

* Provide stellar customer service to both internal and external customers

* Ability to collaborate in a professional manner with team

* Complete required paperwork and data entry in a timely fashion

* Work effectively with minimal supervision

* Seek Manager support for difficult interpreting situations

* Operate a computer and peripherals with minimal assistance

* Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualification Requirements:

* Possess fluent ASL and spoken English language skills

* Accurate interpreting skills

* Thorough knowledge of and adherence to the RID Code of Profession Conduct

* You must be 18 years or older to apply

Physical Requirements:

Employees may experience the following physical demands for extended periods of time:

* Sitting, standing and walking (95-100%)

* Keyboarding (40-60%)

* Viewing computer monitor, videophone, and pager requiring close vision (40-60%)


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. Employees are expected to follow their supervisor's instructions and to perform the tasks requested by their supervisors.

Purple Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.