Interpreter (Spanish)

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Full Job Description

The Bronx District Attorney’s Office is seeking a well-qualified staff whose diverse backgrounds reflect an ability to serve the 1.4 million members of the Bronx County community and pursue a safer Bronx through fair justice. The Bronx County District Attorney’s Office is seeking an Interpreter (Spanish) to interpret and translate clearly and accurately from Spanish to English and English to Spanish as needed throughout the office.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

Perform consecutive and simultaneous interpretations in Grand Jury panels, the Complaint Room and Video Statements

Converse and write fluently in Spanish and ensure the confidentiality of information

Interpret and transcribe video and audio recordings from Spanish to English

Maintain records of complete interpretations and other assignments as needed

Travel to area hospitals and precincts to interpret interviews

All other duties as assigned

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Excellent written and oral communication skills

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Excellent customer service skills

Familiarity with general court services and functionalities preferred.
Minimum Qual Requirements

A four-year high school diploma or its educational equivalent approved by a State’s Department of Education or a recognized accrediting organization and two years of full-time paid satisfactory experience, in a professional setting, performing interpreting and translating from Spanish into English and vice versa.
Additional Information

Note: Due to the necessary service needs of this position, the selected candidates will be required to work nights, weekends, and holidays.
To Apply

We appreciate your interest in a position with the Bronx District Attorney’s Office. Click Apply for Job to apply.
55-a Program

This position is also open to qualified persons with a disability who are eligible for the 55-a Program. Please indicate at the top of your resume and cover letter that you would like to be considered for the position through the 55-a Program.
Residency Requirement

City Residency is not required for this position

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