CyraCom

Ukrainian Onsite Interpreter - Contractor (Cleveland, OH)


PayCompetitive
LocationRemote
Employment typePart-Time

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  • Job Description

      Req#: JR101636

      POSITION SUMMARY:

      An Independent Contractor Interpreter is responsible for facilitating interpretation sessions for CyraCom clients in a professional, focused manner and utilizing the necessary equipment to provide accurate and complete interpretation.

      Interpreters must possess and maintain a high level of skill, proficiency, and professionalism in interpreting. Due to the sensitive nature of much of the information processed during an interpretation session, a high degree of integrity and confidentiality must be maintained at all times.


      ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS (MAJOR DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES):

      • Provides meaning-for-meaning interpreting.
      • Follows interpreter protocols and procedures as required by CyraCom clients.
      • Follows all CyraCom policies and procedures related to information confidentiality and interpreter ethics.
      • Continuously improves vocabulary and specialized subject matter knowledge, as required for various clients, such as medical, legal, social services, etc.

      KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

      • Fluency in English and the target language.
      • Skilled at communicating, both orally and in writing in English and target language.
      • Basic understanding of linguistics and different cultures.
      • Skilled in adjusting to rapidly changing circumstances.
      • Ability to react calmly and effectively in emergency situations.
      • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
      • Ability to work independently and skilled at exercising initiative within the parameter of policies and procedures as required by CyraCom’ s client standards.
      • Ability to use standard office equipment such as telephones, computers, copiers and fax machines.

      MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS:

      We are looking for experienced candidates that have a mixture of required and preferred qualifications.

      Required:

      • Interpretation experience (Examples of interpretation experience: medical, court, or government interpretation. For languages of lesser diffusion, interpreting within their communities, family, congregation, or during missionary work.)

      OR

      • Professional interpreter certification or training.

      Preferred:

      • A two- to four-year degree in interpretation.
      • Higher education taught in English or other working language.
      • Experience in relevant areas other than interpretation (e.g. healthcare).

      As an Independent Contractor Interpreter, you will not be employee of CyraCom. Rather you will function as a vendor, providing language interpretation services on an IRS Form 1099 basis.

  • About the company

      CyraCom is the leading provider of phone & video interpretation. Our certified interpreters service calls in our large-scale US contact centers.