Job DescriptionKelly Services is looking For American Sign Language interpreters to work from home. This is an on-call position, but the hours are flexible.
Pay rate is starting at $22/HR but can be negotiable based on experience
- Adhere to RID Code of Professional Conduct
- Demonstrate linguistic competence both receptively and expressively in American Sign Language and English
- Render correct concepts and meanings according to the conventions of established interpretation protocol
- Provide clear and accurate renditions with no additions, deletions or omissions
- Employ good customer service and communication skills, clear sign articulation, fingerspelling, enunciation and pronunciation
- Understand protocol and terminology in healthcare, government, education and other settings
- Maintain a professional demeanor throughout the assignment at all times
- Have access to the Internet or work related electronic communication
- Provide clarification and cultural brokering using excellent judgment and skill
- Demonstrate commitment to cultural sensitivity and working in a diverse environment
- Verifiable and current certification from RID, NAD or CASLI (Center for the Assessment of Sign Language Interpretation)
- Verifiable and current DARS certification of BEI-Advanced or above, or BEI Level III or above
- 2 year in Interpreter Training OR 4 year degree in Interpreter training or a related field
- Minimum of two years interpreting experience in medical setting
- Excellent receptive and expressive sign-to-voice and voice-to-sign skill and proficiency in cultural dynamics
- Ability to provide cultural competency and effectively assess the communication needs of consumers
- Excellent listening, retention, critical thinking and self-monitoring skills
- Ability to concentrate and to stay detached from the conversation, remaining neutral and objective at all times and following clients- instructions closely
- Ability to explain idiomatic expressions and cultural nuances to avoid miscommunication
- Ability to interpret using simultaneous and/or consecutive interpreting modes as appropriate
- Ability to understand a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, schedule or other form
- Ability to work in interpreting teams
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