Taishanese Analytic Linguist
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: January 16, 2022
Taishanese Analytic Linguist - A position with a purpose!
Metlang is seeking exceptional bilingual professionals looking to
enhance their analytical and translation skills. Are you a people
person? Are you looking to provide a much needed public service to
our community? Are you looking to put your bilingual skills to use
while getting paid for your abilities and experience?
Metlang is a veteran owned provider of interpretation, translation,
and monitoring services to the law enforcement community
nationwide. Since 1990, Metlang has been the nation's leading
provider of interpretation, translation, and monitoring services to
the United States Department of Justice nationwide. We employ
experienced bilingual professionals with advanced or expert level
foreign language fluency in over 100 languages and dialects.
Taishanese Analytic Linguists are responsible for monitoring,
transcribing, translating, interpreting and analyzing source
material assisting law enforcement with their investigations into
narco-trafficking, counterfeiting, terrorism, fraud and money
laundering. Metlang offers rewarding part-time and full-time
project based employment on-site. We take pride in building long
term relationships with our employees while providing outstanding
benefits and competitive weekly pay.
Primary Functions and Responsibilities:
- Monitor: To listen to or read foreign language communications,
then subsequently type summaries into the English language.
- Transcribe: To render the spoken word of a language into the
written form of the same language.
- Translate: To render the spoken or written word of one language
into the written form of another language.
- Interpret: To translate orally either consecutively or
simultaneously from source language to target language.
- Analyze: To examine methodically and in detail the constitution
of information for purposes of explanation and interpretation.
- Clear, concise, effective written and spoken communication
skills in English and applicant language
- Ability to summarize and translate audio and text, including
slang and colloquialisms, in a real time manner
- Demonstrate prior interpreting and/or translating experience in
a professional or personal setting
- Adequately prioritize tasks while demonstrating attention to
detail and organization skills
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, social media, text
message terminology in English and applicant language
- Typing abilities to exceed 40 words per minute
- Capable of adapting well under pressure and functioning
cohesively in a team environment
- Availability to work a rotating schedule
- Candidates must pass writing, reading, listening, and speaking
language tests in English and the language they are applying in or
provide prior test results as required by contract
- Candidate must be willing to travel
Applicants selected will be subject to a Government security
background investigation and must meet eligibility and suitability
These physical demands are representative of the physical
requirements necessary for an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of the Analytic Linguist job. They include the
ability to talk, hear, see, sit for extended periods of time, use
hands and fingers to handle and manipulate keys on a keyboard or
telephone pad, stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or
balance, and stoop, kneel, or crouch. Reasonable accommodation can
be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described
essential functions of the Analytic Linguist Position.
Metlang is an EEO/AA employer: qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, color,
religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national
origin, age, status as an individual with disability, genetic
information, marital status, amnesty, protected veteran status, or
any other protected category in accordance with applicable federal,
state, and local law. All qualified applicants will not be
discriminated against on the basis of disability.
At Metlang LLC/Metropolitan Interpreters and Translators, Inc., we
are committed to maintaining an environment of Equal Opportunity
and Affirmative Action. If you need a reasonable accommodation to
access the information provided on this website, please contact our
Human Resources Department at: 1-800-421-0303 for further
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