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Job Description:

  • 1) Translates spoken passages from one language into another: Provides consecutive or simultaneous translation between languages.

  • 2) In consecutive interpreting listens to complete statements in one language, translates to second, and translates responses from second into first language.

  • 3) Expresses either approximate or exact translation, depending on nature of occasion.

  • 4) In simultaneous interpreting renders oral translation of material at time it is being spoken, usually hearing material over electronic audio system and broadcasting translation to listeners.

  • 5) Usually receives briefing on subject discussed prior to interpreting session.

  • 6) May be designated according to language or languages interpreted.

  • 7) May specialize in specific subject area.




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DOT:   137.267-010

Job Number: 5407