RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES: Conduct accurate and consecutive translation, transcription, and interpretation from Somali/Arabic into English
Translate various syntax and expressions to include colloquial and slang phrases from English to Somali/Arabic and vice versa
Work and travel in austere environments
Provide advice on cultural and ethnic significance of statements, conversations, situations, and documents
Accurately scan, research, and analyze foreign language documents
Other related tasks as assigned QHSE REQUIREMENTS Take reasonable care for the Health and Safety of yourself and other persons who may be affected by your actions or omissions.
Conform to all Safety Instructions given by those with a higher responsibility for Health and Safety.
Report all hazards, potential hazards or dangerous situations, including damaged or mislaid personal protective equipment to your Supervisor or Safety Representative.
Report Environmental impacts, anything that results in a change to the Environment as a result of Valiant's activities, products or services.
Participate in the achievement of Valiant's QHSE objectives and targets, both those at departmental and company level. QUALIFICATIONS: Must have a proficiency in Somali/Arabic and English speaking and writing Level 3/3 of Inter agency Language Round table (ILR)-Native proficiency preferred
Extensive knowledge of Somali/Arabic culture with previous work in the region-Native familiarity preferred
Two years' experience interpreting and translating Somali/Arabic into English
Ability to understand the essentials of all speech in standard dialect and vocabulary rarely requiring the need for paraphrasing or explanation
Familiarity with the local culture and customs with the ability to operate within the local populace
Must be a U.S. citizen
General experience in Special Operations or significant knowledge of Special Operations is desirable. EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS: High School graduate, GED, or equivalent is a minimum with some college level work preferred. In lieu of education, experience may be substituted. ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Ability to lift at least 30 lbs. overhead and complete a 3-mile trail-hike with 30 lbs. rucksack in less than 90 minutes Highly Desired
Posting ID: 602927228Posted: 2021-02-17